In Brief - June 5, 2009
June 5, 2009

Entercom-Seattle names Dave Benson as PD of Triple A KMTT (103.7 The Mountain). He officially starts July 27. Benson joins The Mountain after nine years at San Francisco’s legendary KFOG. "Every radio format, like every business, has its leaders, the 2 or 3 who are the best at what they do. In Triple A radio, Dave Benson is that person" said Dave Richards, Entercom-Seattle OM. "I feel very fortunate to be invited to join the good folks on The Mountain & the Entercom Seattle group. I am excited to join a radio company that is focused on the future," said Benson.

Rivera Broadcast Group promotes Carmy Ferreri to OM of Modern Rock KVGS/Las Vegas and OM/PD of Smooth Jazz KOAS/Las Vegas.

Premiere Radio Networks has informed its affiliates that they will stop producing new American Top 10 and American Top 20 countdown shows as of the July 4th weekend. PRN will continue with Casey Kasem’s 70s & 80s-based countdown shows.

Robert McCuin is named Director of Sales for Clear Channel's New York cluster. McCuin will additionally have day-to-day oversight of the CC's sales operation online and the Total Traffic Network.

Universal Republic and Big Machine Records announces a new label partnership - Republic Nashville. Ex-Capitol Records Promo exec Jimmy Harnen is named President of Republic Nashville.

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has filed an order asking for new briefs in the ongoing Janet Jackson "Nipplegate" court case. Over five years since Super Bowl XXXVIII, the appeals court is handling the case following the May 4 Supreme Court decision to send the case back to the Third Circuit Court.

Former Citadel VP/Talk Programming Brian Jennings has been added to the Conclave as a keynoter at the 2009 Learning Conference in Minneapolis. Jennings will kick off the 2009 edition of Conclave College with his address Friday afternoon, July 17.

AT&T officially launches its CruiseCast in-car entertainment service. CruiseCast offers 20 satellite radio channels and 22 satellite TV channels. The service runs $28/month for subscribers, along with $1,299 for installation and equipment. The service had a soft launch in May but officially rolled out this week.




 
Breaking News
RAB Report: Radio Shows Double-Digit Growth In Digital Revenue For Q3
The Week In Review: 11/17-11/21
Jaysson Reno Named VP, Sales For KGO-AM, KSFO-AM
Kassof Research: CHR P1's: Excited & Social
In Brief - November 21, 2014
November 20, 2014
Cumulus Promotes Jeff Davis To National Director Of Stratus Music Scheduling
Mike Fredrick Named Hubbard Radio Cincinnati VP/Market Manager
Hubbard Radio Announces New Division, 2060 Digital, LLC
Kassof Research: Christian Radio P1’s: Mission Accomplished
In Brief - November 20, 2014
November 19, 2014
Musicians On Call Raises $700,000 At 15th Anniversary Celebration
iStreamMEDIA Adds Christopher Cottrill As VP/Music Content, Programming
Jordan Blaugrund Promoted To VP, Digital Marketing, RCA Records
DeVito/Verdi Retained To Drive Awareness Of NextRadio App
Kassof Research: Rock P1’s: Too Cool to Care?
In Brief - November 19, 2014
November 18, 2014
100.3 The Beat Launches In St. Louis
MADE Music Announces Partnership With Vevo
Kassof Research: Urban P1’s: Into It!
Southern California Radio Roars Back In October
In Brief - November 18, 2014
November 17, 2014
Vevo Announces Leadership Transition
BMG Acquires Vagrant Records
Republic Records Names Delmar Powell Director of Urban A&R
Gordon Smith, NAB To Be Honored By Broadcasters Foundation Of America
Kassof Research: News/Talk P1's: It's Not About Happy
Music News
Iggy Azalea, J. Lo To Team Up on AMAs
The Week In Review: 11/17-11/21
Quick Hits: Saturday Night Live, Billboard Touring Awards, YouTube Music Awards, Arcade Fire
Quick Hits: One Direction, Taylor Swift, Young The Giant, Guns N' Roses, Jimmy Ruffin
Taylor Swift's 1989 Remains At #1
Quick Hits: U2, Katy Perry, Paramore, Lana Del Rey, The Voice
Foo Fighters Announce Major 2015 North American Tour
Ed Sheeran Launches "Thinking Out Loud"
Quick Hits: American Music Awards, New Now Next Awards / Jessie J, Smashing Pumpkins, Prince Royce, Marilyn Manson, The Decemberists, Bonnaroo, James Blunt
U2 Postpones Tonight Show Residency
Quick Hits: AC/DC, J. Cole, Giorgio Moroder, alt-J, Lollapalooza South America
Kid Rock Gearing Up For First Kiss
The Week In Review: 11/10-11/14
Quick Hits: Paramore, AC/DC, Ryan Seacrest‘s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve
Quick Hits: One Direction, Juvenile, Randy Jackson, MTV Awards shows
FMQB NOW

Jon Zellner
SVPP, iHeartMedia

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!