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iHeartMedia-Indianapolis Names Brad Polston Market President
Polston to oversee iHeart's four Indy stations. [more]

SFX Entertainment Rebrands As LiveStyle, Inc.

Lux Moves to Morning Drive at NOW 96.3/St. Louis

Alpha Media Names Chelsea Thomas New Morning & Middays Host/MD For WDJX/Louisville
December 6, 2016

Cumulus Media Lafayette Names Scott Chiasson VP/Market Manager
Experienced management exec set to oversee Lafayette market.

Capitol Music Group Promotes Jeff Temske To SVP/Streaming, Strategy & Research

Jeff Kapugi Exits WUSN/Chicago & CBS Radio VP/Country Programming Post

iHeartMedia Atlanta Debuts DJ Scream & Hoodrich Radio Broadcasted On 92.3 & 96.7 The Beat

WMMR's Preston & Steve Camp Out for Hunger Receives Record-Breaking Food Donations
December 5, 2015

Delilah To Be Inducted Into NAB Broadcasting Hall Of Fame
Nationally-syndicated radio personality will be inducted at the 2017 NAB Show on April 25 in Las Vegas.

Interscope Records Continues to Roll in 2016

Liz Morentin Named Executive VP/Comms and Media At Warner Bros Records
December 2, 2016

CBS Radio Elevates Tracy Brandys To SVP/Market Manager & Director/Sales, Baltimore
Brandys will have complete oversight of all Baltimore station operations.

WKST/Pittsburgh's Stuff A Bus Fills 57 Buses With Toys For Toys For Tots

Dan Dalton and Roc Nation Form Management Partnership
December 1, 2016

iHeartMedia Launches On-Demand Streaming Services
iHeartRadio Plus and iHeartRadio All Access debut in beta availability.

105.1 The Bounce/Detroit Announces On-Air Lineup
November 30, 2016

Alpha Media Names Ronnie Stanton VP/Programming
Stanton will oversee all Rock formats. He'll also serve as PD of San Jose stations: KBAY & KEZR.

WNFZ/Knoxville Helping Fire Victims
November 29, 2016

Warner Music Group Names Ole Obermann Chief Digital Officer & EVP/Business Development
Highly regarded commercial innovator and streaming expert joins WMG’s senior leadership.

iHeartMedia Names Bob Neumann SVP/Programming For Savannah/Hilton Head

Nina L. Diaz Elevated To Head Of Unscripted For MTV & VH1

Broadcasters Foundation Of America To Honor Cox Media Group’s Bill Hoffman
November 28, 2016

Tony Martell, Founder of TJ Martell Foundation Passes Away at Age 90
Former music executive helped raise over $270 million dollars for innovative scientific research at hospitals in the United States with the T.J. Martell Foundation.

Dayton Kane Appointed PD Of WOGB & WKRU/Green Bay

SportsRadio 94WIP, Phillies Extend Broadcast Rights Agreement
November 23, 2016

Pierre Robert Celebrates 35 Years at WMMR/Philadelphia
Heritage rocker WMMR’s legendary midday host celebrates 35 straight years broadcasting in Philadelphia at one station.

iHeartMedia Launches "Rewind 92.1" in Madison, WI

Kara Leigh to join The Tad & Melissa Show On Atlanta's B98.5

KDND-FM Morning Show To Collect Toys for Sierra Forever Families
November 22, 2016

iHeartMedia Names Derrick "DC" Cole SVP/Programming For Wilmington, DE
Cole will oversee on-air content and music programming for all five stations in the Wilmington region. He will continue as Program Director for WLAN and Rumba 1390/Lancaster.

James Corden Named Host Of 59th Annual Grammy Awards

WROR/Boston Radio Veteran Wally Brine Is Set To Retire
November 21, 2016

Cumulus Media-New Orleans Promotes Knight To OM, Williams To APD At WRKN & WZRH
Talus Knight to oversee operations in the Big Easy while Shawn Williams sews on APD stripes.

Cumulus Appoints Kevin Graham As PD for WBAP & KLIF/Dallas

Crain’s Detroit Names Fred Jacobs One Of Michigan’s “50 Names To Know In Information Technology”

In Brief - November 21, 2016
November 17, 2016

iHeartMedia Dallas Debuts New Mainstream AC Star 102.1
97.1 The Eagle now becomes Dallas Fort Worth’s official home to all things rock.

CBS Radio Appoints Fred Bennett Aa VP/GM Traffic Operations & Partnerships

AL P Takes Over Nights in Miami For WFLC/Miami
November 16, 2016

WZFT (Z104.3)/Baltimore Names Mike Miller Program Director
Miller heads to iHeartMedia sister Top 40 to oversee programming and host afternoon drive.

Cumulus Announces Two Programming Appointments: Rob Roberts To D.C. And Louie Diaz To Atlanta
Roberts moves to Washington, D.C. as PD of WRQX and assumes new role of VP/Hot AC for Cumulus Media as Diaz heads to Atlanta as OM/PD of WWWQ.

Greg Hill Re-Ups With WAAF/Boston For Mornings
November 15, 2016

iHeartMedia St. Louis Names Dustin Fletcher PD For Alt 104.9
Fletcher will oversee on-air, digital and music programming at the Alternative Rock station.

Phil Quartararo Named Vice Chairman of LiveXLive

CBS Radio Appoints Matthew Siegel Chief Financial Officer

Entercom Announces CFO Steve Fisher Stepping Down In 2017
November 14, 2016

Westwood One Promotes Tim Seymour To SVP/Operations With Departmental Realignment
New operational structure brings together business operations, research, traffic, affiliate services, and partner relations.

Rover Extends Agreement With iHeartMedia For Rover’s Morning Glory

World Café’s David Dye To Step Down

Kimmy B Named Afternoon Drive Host for WFLC/Miami

KWEE/Portland Adds StarChile, Sara G. & DJ Heat To All-Star Staff
November 11, 2016

When we found out that Ross Mahoney landed the PD gig at KXTE in Las Vegas, we gave him a little time to settle in before we sat him down to find out what it's like to make the jump from PD in the beach town of Wilmington, N.C. to working in one of the most iconic cities in America. A Veterans day special feature as we speak with radio entrepreneur Vince Benedetto, Founder/President/CEO, Bold Gold Media Group, and how the former Air Force officer is slowly building his radio empire. In our double shot of Programming To Win, Bob Quick makes a case for the importance of YouTube and Pat Welsh compares the mechanics of radio ratings measurements to those of political polls. Plus the standards of Hot Shots, QOTW and The History Page.

CBS Radio Named Bob Philips Chief Revenue Officer
SVP of Sales Philips is promoted to the newly-created position.

Y100/Miami Names Frankie P as Night Host

In Brief - November 11, 2016
November 10, 2016

Universal Music Group & Todd Moscowitz Launch Cold Heat Records
Industry veteran announces joint label venture with UMG.

Nielsen PPM Device Connectivity Issues

Entercom Names Drew Cuthbertson Digital Audience Engagement Manager

Cumulus Promotes Dominic “Zakk” Zaccagnini To PD At KSAN/San Francisco
November 9, 2016

iHeartMedia Revenue Up 1.2 Percent in Q3
The broadcaster saw a $10.2 million increase in consolidated revenue during the third quarter.

Cumulus Reports Operating Results For Third Quarter
November 8, 2016

Townsquare Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results
Net revenues increase 28% percent to $165.8 million.

Press Communications Appoints Don Dalesio As COO/Market President

KLOU-FM/St. Louis Names Jules Riley Program Director

WASH-FM/Washington, DC Names Jenni Chase Midday Host

KDND/Sacramento 'Wake Up Call' Announces Phoebe's Flight 5k Walk/Run

Live Nation Reports Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results
November 7, 2016

Entercom Communications Reports Third Quarter Results
Net revenues increased 5 percent to $120.5 million.

iHeartMedia Names Justin Cole SVP/Programming For Chattanooga

Beasley Media Group Names Daniel A. Finn SVP/Regional Market Manager, New Jersey

iHeartRadio Names Chris Peterson SVP/Podcasting & Beth Murphy SVP/Marketing
Music News

Beyoncé Leads 59th Annual Grammy Nominees
Drake, Rihanna, Kanye West and Adele are all up for multiple Grammys as well. [more]

FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Revisits the Iconic Album Pet Sounds, and Delves Into New Music with Joyous Wolf

Quick Hits: Lady Gaga, Forecastle Festival, Ryan Adams, We Rock with Standing Rock concert

The Weeknd's Starboy Rises to the Top
The new album from the R&B crooner clocks the third-largest debut of 2016.

Quick Hits: Justin Bieber, Guns N' Roses, Carolina Rebellion & Welcome to Rockville, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest

Prince Documentary, Celebration on the Way in 2017
The late music icon will be honored with a new documentary and a four-day event at Paisley Park.

Quick Hits: Alessia Cara, Lady Gaga, Dead & Company

Quick Hits: J. Cole, Bon Jovi, Grouplove, Kid Cudi, ABC's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve

Metallica Earn Sixth #1 Album on Billboard 200
Bruno Mars debuts at #2 with Miranda Lambert landing at #3.

Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Rock On The Range, Kelly Clarkson

Quick Hits: Grammy Hall Of Fame, Soul Train Awards, Guns N' Roses

Justin Bieber and Drake Top 2016 American Music Awards
Rihanna and Twenty One Pilots also won multiple awards during Sunday night's broadcast.

Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Adele, The Weeknd, Chance The Rapper

Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Weeknd, Coldplay

Soul Singer Sharon Jones Dead at 60
Jones passed away Friday after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Quick Hits: A Tribe Called Quest, Kanye West, Kesha

Quick Hits: Green Day, Justin Bieber, Bon Jovi

Bruno Mars Announces 24K Magic World Tour
Mars will play Europe throughout the spring of 2017, followed by a North American run throughout the summer and fall.

Quick Hits: Adele, David Bowie, Rihanna, Lollapalooza, Dawes

Rock & Roll Legend Leon Russell Passes
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer/songwriter/producer and pianist passed away at his home on Sunday. He was 74.

Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen Dead at 82
The influential Canadian musician passes away after five decades of music.

Quick Hits: John Mayer, Okeechobee Festival, System Of A Down, Lady Gaga

Justin Bieber Wins Three Times at MTV EMAs
Lady Gaga and Twenty One Pilots took home a pair of trophiers at the 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards.

Jeezy Leads Four Billboard 200 Chart Debuts
Kenny Chesney, Meek Mill and Avenged Sevenfold all arrive in the top ten.

Quick Hits: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lady Gaga, DNCE, Rush

New John Legend Album Arrives December 2
Darkness and Light features appearances from Chance the Rapper, Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard and Miguel.

Louise Goffin Appears On Gilmore Girls Trailer And Political Ads

The Weeknd Brings His "A Game" with Starboy
The singer tells the Wall Street Journal that "I'm the best I've ever been" in the studio.

Final Tribe Called Quest Album Features Jack White, Kendrick Lamar & More

Quick Hits: Soul Train Awards, Eagles of Death Metal, Dropkick Murphys, Drowning Pool

Universal Music Publishing Group to Administer Prince's Catalog
UMPG is chosen by Prince's estate as the exclusive worldwide publishing administrator for his entire song catalog.
Quick Hits: Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars & The Weeknd, Twenty One Pilots, Bon Jovi, Dave Matthews, Foo Fighters

Lady Gaga Earns Her Fourth #1 Album With Joanne
Gaga arrives atop the Billboard 200 chart with the fourth-largest debut week of 2016, with six more Top Ten debuts.

The Weeknd Announces "Phase One" of World Tour
The Starboy: Legend of the Fall arena tour begins this February in Europe.

Quick Hits: Regina Spektor, Radiohead, Phillip Phillips
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