eQB NOW This week’s Cover Story showcases Rick Cummings who has held a variety of pivotal programming posts with Emmis Communications over his 34 year tenure with the company. He started as PD of Emmis’ first station in Indianapolis in 1981 and grew to his current role as President of Programming. He’s been there every inch of the way with CEO Jeff Smulyan and has helped grow Emmis into the very successful player it is today. In Programming to Win, Rich Van Slyke speaks up in favor of radio internships and what they can bring to your station, as well as the future of the industry. Question of the Week asks: If you were stranded on a deserted island, who would you want with you for comic relief and which artist would you desire for music relief? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History page.