Breaking News

Entercom Sacramento Names Lance Richard VP/Market Manager
Richard is promoted from Vice President of Sales at Entercom Sacramento [more]

The Week In Review: 4/13-4/17

Albie Dee Named Program Director of WOCQ/Ocean City-Salisbury

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Announces Staff Changes

Warner Bros. Records Bolsters Brand Partnerships & Creative Synch Licensing Team

In Brief - April 17, 2015
April 16, 2015

Sean Shannon Named VP/Market Manager For Cumulus Atlanta
Shannon fills the position formerly held by Jon Pinch, who announced his retirement today.

Sara Morris Joins iHeartMedia's Government Affairs Team

TuneCore Combines Forces With Believe Digital

Spotify Launches Playlist Targeting For Brands

AudioHQ & TuneIn Announce Exclusive In-Stream Audio Ad Sales Partnership

In Brief - April 16, 2015
April 15, 2015

UMG And Class Action Attorneys Propose Settlement Agreement On Digital Download Royalties
UMG to contribute a maximum of $11.5 million for past digital download activity.

WMTX/Tampa Names Randi West Program Director

John Boyle Appointed PD At WSJZ/Melbourne

Marketron's Mediascape Platform Expands With Launch Of Mediascape Orders 360

In Brief - April 15, 2015
April 14, 2015

Rick Vaughn Joins Cumulus Salt Lake City As PD Of KBER & KHTB
Additionally, KBEE PD Dain Craig adds PD duties at KENZ

Salem Communications Expands Partnership With Clip Interactive

CÜR Media Names JP Lespinasse Chief Marketing Officer

2015 NAB Crystal Radio Award Winners Announced

In Brief - April 14, 2015
April 13, 2015

CBS RADIO President/CEO Dan Mason Announces Retirement
Longtime CBS RADIO vet set to retire after seventeen years with the company.

The Week In Review: 4/6-4/10

Andre J. Fernandez Named President Of CBS RADIO

Def Jam Recordings Names Faisel Durrani EVP/GM

HD Radio Ad Network Places Radio Disney On The FM Dial  

Real 92.3 Announces Full Programming Line-Up

Cumulus Names Chuck Whitaker PD At WMEZ

SAG-AFTRA President Praises Introduction Of Fair Play Fair Pay Act Of 2015

Premiere Networks Renews Long-Term Exclusive Agreement With Futuri Media

NAB Statement On Proposed AM Radio Rule Changes

In Brief - April 13, 2015
April 10, 2015

In this week's eQB, FMQB catches up with WSPK/Hudson Valley APD Skywalker. The fifteen year Pamal Broadcasting vet discusses his long tenure with the station, the keys to maintaining your brand, the importance of mentoring, and finally getting on the air in New York City. In Programming to Win, Pat Welsh gives us a rundown of tips and advice for morning shows. Question of the Week asks: What do you love most about your job? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History page.

Philly's 96.5 Gets AMP'd Up, Bobby Smith Named PD

Bob Lawrence Joins Saga Communications As VP/Group PD

Triton Digital To Integrate With Nielsen Measurement

Resolution To Activate FM Radio In Smartphones Passed In Indiana Senate

NAB Statement On Rep. Nadler's Proposed Radio Performance Royalty Legislation

In Brief - April 10, 2015
April 9, 2015

iHeartMedia Announces First Closing Of Sale Of Select Portfolio Of Radio Towers
Company also finalizes lease arrangement to continue to use those towers to broadcast its radio stations

Corus Entertainment Announces Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter Results

Triton Digital Completes Annual Media Rating Council Audit Process

DASH 3.0 Conference Details Announced

In Brief - April 9, 2015

The Week In Review: 3/30-4/3

The Week In Review: 3/23-3/27

The Week In Review: 3/16-3/20

The Year In Review - 2013
Music News

Green Day, Ringo & More Inducted Into The Rock Hall Of Fame
The star-studded 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony took place on Saturday night in Cleveland. [more]

Quick Hits: Giorgio Moroder / Britney Spears, Green Day, Black Sabbath, Deftones & Incubus

Quick Hits: Black Sabbath & Bill Ward, Converse Rubber Tracks Live festival, Summer Set Music & Camping Festival, Sia, Josh Groban

Thanks To Wiz Khalifa Hit, Furious 7 Soundtrack Hits #1
"See You Again" hits #1 on the Hot 100, powering the Furious 7 soundtrack to the top of the charts too.

Quick Hits: Iggy Azalea, Glastonbury, Florence + The Machine, Summerfest, Hinder

Drake Plans Summer Jungle Tour
The rapper has unveiled a brief road trip with Future on the bill.

Quick Hits: One Direction, Jack White, Billboard Music Awards, 10 Years, Loudwire Music Festival, Pete Townshend & Eddie Vedder, Percy Sledge

Mariah Carey's Epic Deal Is Official
The label will release Mariah Carey #1 To Infinity on May 18, just after the singer kicks off her Vegas residency.

Quick Hits: Shinedown, Mumford & Sons, Justin Timberlake, Sublime With Rome, David Letterman musical guests, Mayhem Festival

Mumford & Sons Explain Sonic Change
In a new interview, the band discusses moving away from their folk-rock roots.

Quick Hits: The Grateful Dead, AC/DC, Blur

Miley Cyrus To Induct Joan Jett at Rock Hall
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony takes place on April 18 in Cleveland.

Quick Hits: Mumford & Sons, Black Sabbath, Tyler, the Creator

Wale's Seinfeld-Inspired Album About Nothing Debuts At #1
Three releases from Atlantic Records bow in the top ten of this week's Billboard 200.

Quick Hits: Quebec City Summer Festival, Death Cab For Cutie, Mariah Carey, Vans Warped Tour

Taylor Swift Tops Billboard Music Award Finalists
Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea, and Meghan Trainor are also multiple nominees.

Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Kelly Clarkson, P!nk, Frank Ocean, Faith No More, 80/35 Festival, B.B. King

Christina Perri & Colbie Caillat Plan Girls Night Out
The two artists will do a co-headline tour this summer.

Quick Hits: Maroon 5, Fall Out Boy, Nate Ruess, Kid Cudi, Natalie La Rose, Pete Townshend

Rolling Stones Set 15-City Zip Code Tour
The tour will herald the re-release of the 1971 classic album, Sticky Fingers.

Quick Hits: Kendrick Lamar / Prince, Amy Winehouse, NWA, Madonna, Panic! At The Disco


FMQB Retro-Active: Aerosmith's Joey Kramer Talks Donington DVD, The Beatles, and Rockin and Roastin Coffee

The Week In Review: 3/16-3/20

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The Week In Review: 3/2-3/6
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