eQB NOW In this week Cover Story, ThinkSay Records President Brad Davidson takes us inside the art of building and branding a new independent label. Brad talks about his team and what’s in store for 2014. In her latest Programming To Win, Ruth Presslaff offers a new acronym for programmers to learn: TSR or “Time Spent Relating.” Question of the Week asks: What’s your all-time favorite holiday song? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page. [more]
In Brief - November 25, 2013 Rick Gillettte exits as PD of WNOW/NYC, Big Machine Label Group hires Marni Halpern as Sr. Director of Special Projects/Radio Promotion
November 22, 2013
eQB NOW This week’s Cover Story features eQB veteran Mike Stern, who has spent the past few years in a variety of positions around the radio industry. Stern recently joined the team at Jacobs Media and spoke to FMQB about what he has learned in his recent career stops, as well as takeaways from the recent DASH Conference in Detroit, his thoughts on the Rock format and much more. In Programming To Win, Pat Welsh looks at the importance of writing when it comes to your on-air content.. Question of the Week asks: Who gave you your first break in the business, where was it at and what were the circumstances? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.
FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About CNet looks at 13 years of Pandora, Paul Williams pens column criticizing Pandora, Casey Kasem's daughter denied conservatorship, Q&A with Jeff Smulyan in The Indianapolis Star
FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About Fred Jacobs: what Roger Waters can teach us about PPM, Spotify facing class action lawsuit, Update on Rover's court case, Government proposal on ad tax deduction could affect all media, How "selling out" saved Indie Rock
FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About The Long Winters' John Roderick: an indie rock label saved my life, First blog from Tom Wheeler as FCC Chairman, WGN host does radio show while trapped in elevator, Fred Jacobs on "moving millennials"