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November Monthly: 
Rich Davis, OM Clear Channel Nashville

Rich Davis spent the better part of his early radio career tooling around with some of the most successful programmers in the business. The good student that he was enabled him to parlay that experience with some strategic career moves that ultimately landed him in Nashville, where today he oversees five very successful Clear Channel brands while simultaneously programming one of the most respected CHRís in the business in WRVW/The River. [more]


October Monthly: 
Alex Tear, OM, Clear Channel Miami

Alex Tear was made for radio programming. His natural propensity to program is surpassed only by the diligence he applies to his craft. After several teeth-cutting years of Midwest radio, Clear Channel rewarded Tear with a cluster OM post in 2009, where he currently oversees seven Miami brands, as well as dabbling in a few CC national initiatives. [more]


September Monthly: 
Bob Struble, iBiquity President and CEO

A lot can happen in a year and itís been just that long since FMQB checked in with iBiquity President and CEO Bob Struble. From this point in 2009 to 2010, HD Radio has seen significant growth across auto, consumer electronics and new portable devices, the latter of which represents a completely new sales volume. With a new focus of reaching out to consumers as radio develops content to fill out the HD 2, 3 and 4 signals, Struble sat down with FMQB to relay his message to the masses. [more]


August Monthly: 
David Goodman, President,
CBS Interactive Music Group


In May 2009 CBS Corp made a landmark decision in how it was going to operate in the digital space in the current decade. The company formed CBS Interactive Music Group, a division that would aggregate all of the groupís digital assets and partners under one management umbrella. They needed an executive ace to head the division. One who was familiar with the turf, but also equipped and flexible enough to apply his skills-set to an ever-changing world, with his sights set on the future. Enter David GoodmanÖ [more]


July Monthly: 
David Field, President & CEO,
Entercom Communications


Itís no coincidence that David Field began his Entercom career as Director of Finance & Corporate Development. After all, with an academic background in finance and fresh from investment banking at Goldman-Sachs, it was a natural fit. A decade after joining Entercom in 1987, Field assumed the leadership role for the company and has been there ever since. [more]


June Monthly: 
Peter Smyth, Chairman & CEO,
Greater Media


After a twenty-five year union, Peter Smyth and Greater Media have become synonymous with each other. Smyth has dedicated two and a half decades to Greater Media crafting a company culture that is high in values and performance. He often preaches about the premium the company places on its employees with their needs superseding anything else on the company's agenda. [more]


May Monthly: 
Jon Zellner, SVP Programming,
Clear Channel Communications


Jon Zellner has successfully pursued and secured top programming posts with major radio groups as well as satellite radio. Given the depth of his experience, itís no wonder that Clear Channel called on Zellner last year to join the radio behemothís enviable group of programming execs to help craft a programming vision for the company going forward. [more]


April Monthly: 
NAB President and CEO Gordon H. Smith

Having served in the U.S. Senate from 1996 to 2008 for the state of Oregon, Gordon H. Smith was no stranger to the plight of the broadcast industry. His reputation as a pragmatic lawmaker able to reach across party lines preceded him, as did his time served with the Senate Commerce Committee, the panel that oversees all broadcast-related legislation. His tenure as Chairman of a Senate High Tech Task Force helped foster his interest in new media and new technology issues and prepared him for issues he would soon face as he represented broadcasters currently embroiled in the digital age. [more]


March Monthly: 
Jan Jeffries, SVP/Programming,
Cumulus Media
 

Jan Jeffriesí storied radio career is as steep in programming and managerial experience as it is in the number of radio stations and legends heís worked with. Jeffries has been at it since the young age of 15 and has navigated competitively for four decades. He holds one of the prized positions in the industry for one of the most revered companies as SVP/ Programming for Cumulus Media where he frequently interacts with the wisdom of Lew and John Dickey. [more]


February Monthly: 
Dom Theodore, VP CHR Programming CBS

If we are all a product of our environment then itís easy to understand why Dom Theodore bleeds radio blood. Radio has been his lifelong passion and heís navigated the industry quite adeptly carving out an impressive programming career at many notable stops. His latest mission is creating a compelling CHR arsenal for CBS Radio in collaboration with a remarkable executive programming team.  [more]

 

2009 Archive




 
Breaking News
Mel Karmazin To Be Honored By The Broadcasters Foundation Of America
Cox Media Group Names Rachel Williamson Director/Digital Revenue Development
New Generation Radio Launches Virtual Jock
Benztown Teams With Vipology To Bring Cost-Effective Websites To Radio
In Brief - February 26, 2015
February 25, 2015
iHeartMedia Announces Executive Changes
NAB Statement On Introduction Of Local Radio Freedom Act In House, Senate
Report: Radioís 2015 Digital Revenue Poised For Double-Digit Growth
Coleman Insights, Jacobs Media Explore The Great Pyramids Of Radio
Republic Records Names Patch Culbertson Director of A&R
In Brief - February 25, 2015
February 24, 2015
106.1 KISS FM Changes Name To 106.1 LAURA FM
In Brief - February 24, 2015
February 23, 2015
Industry-Wide Consumer Awareness Campaign Launches For NextRadio
Jake Wisely Appointed CEO Of The Bicycle Music Company
Westwood One Hires Douglas Johnston As EVP/Sales
The Bobby Bones Show Brings Ask Anything's Fan-Driven Artist Chats To Country Fans Nationwide
Salem Communications Corporation Becomes Salem Media Group
In Brief - February 23, 2015
February 20, 2015
eQB NOW
Entercom Communications Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results
KMVQ/San Francisco Inks Morning Hosts Fernado And Greg To Multi-Year Agreement
Edison Research: Monthly Podcast Listeners Grow To 46 Million Americans 12+
In Brief - February 20, 2015
February 19, 2015
iHeartMedia Reports Results For 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full Year
Music News
Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith Rule BRIT Awards
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Carly Rae Jepsen, The Airborne Toxic Event, Echosmith, Finding Neverland Album with John Legend & Rita Ora
Imagine Dragons Roar To Top Debut
Quick Hits: U2, Firefly Festival, Nico & Vinz, Lady Gaga, Three Days Grace, Free Press Summer Festival
Sam Smith Set For Another U.S. Road Trip
Quick Hits: One Direction, Lorde, Brandon Flowers, Redfoo, Fuji Rock Festival
Quick Hits: John Legend & Common / The Oscars, Ed Sheeran, In This Moment, Passion Pit, Kaaboo Del Mar Festival, Pixies
Kanye Talks New Album & More With Power 105.1's Breakfast Club
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters / Sonic Highways, Coldplay, Squamish Valley Music Festival
Lil Wayne Working Up Free Weezy Album
Quick Hits: Nate Ruess of fun., Foo Fighters, Blur, Volbeat, Iron Maiden, Blues Traveler
Drake Debuts At #1 On Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Firefly Festival, Taylor Swift, Sia, Nicki Minaj
Kid Rock Reprises $20 Ticket Tour
Quick Hits: Governors Ball Festival, Lady Gaga, Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Pharrell Williams
FMQB NOW

Rob Roberts
OM/Cumulus Atlanta

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