eQB NOW In our Year-End Cover story we ask our panels of experts to address radio’s urgent needs to align the medium up with some “best practices” perspectives that will enhance its position as a competitive multi-media player. Dom Theodore, Peter Smyth, Chris Oliviero, Rick Cummings, Pat Welsh, Fred Jacobs, Buzz Knight, R Dub!, Erza Kucharz, Richard Harker and Bob Quick inspect: radio’s product, delivery systems, digital platforms and social media and what to expect in the future. In Programming To Win, Rich Van Slyke has put together a to-do list to easily create your holiday liners in just 15 minutes. Question of the Week asks: Most Memorable Moments of 2013: 1) Proudest moment of the year? 2) Most embarrassing moment of the year? 3) Major influence of the year (person or event)? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page. [more]
In Brief - December 13, 2013 Jay Michaels exits as KDMX & KDGE/Dallas PD, Samantha Layne joins Rock WZZO/Allentown for PM drive & Promotions Director duties
FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About CNet analysis of Spotify’s free mobile changes, "Breakfast With The Beatles" turns 30 in L.A., Jacobs Media's Lori Lewis asks "Where's The Radio?" on the digital dashboard, NY Daily News feature on CC's Tom Poleman
In Brief - December 11, 2013 Radio One names new VP/GMs in Philadelphia & Washington, D.C., Modern Rock 87.7/Cleveland to flip formats under new ownership, iTunes Radio hires Cumulus exec Pallad to oversee ad sales
In Brief - December 9. 2013 Jason Kidd exits as WPGC/Washington, D.C. PD, Y100/Miami announces free pre-Jingle Ball event, Ken Payne named PD at Classic Hits WMXJ/Miami
December 6, 2013
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.
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