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February 20, 2015
eQB COVER STORY

Rob Roberts, OM/Cumulus Atlanta & PD/Q100


Rob Roberts is a seasoned programmer who has displayed a penchant for loyalty and longevity at the stations he’s served. Currently the OM of Cumulus Atlanta and PD of Q100, Rob’s claim to fame also includes a successful long-term run at Y100/Miami. His experience as a Clear Channel RVPP has also led to his growth as a programming executive and has given him the ability to oversee multiple properties and stay strategically focused on multiple goals and objectives. [more]

PROGRAMMING TO WIN
The Advocate Within

Bill Jacobs of Jacobs Media tackles the idea of "advocacy" in this week's Programming To Win column. Jacobs notes that many companies look externally for brand advocates to herald their products, yet rarely think to look within their own ranks. He explains how radio can better involve their own employees in spreading the word. [more]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK





 
What did you think of this year’s Grammys, and what were the performance highlights for you? [more]
HOT SHOTS



Ryn Weaver, John Ivey, Jessie J, Adam Bomb, Nick Jonas, Joe Mack [more]
THIS WEEK IN FMQB HISTORY




Steve Kingston, Chio The Hitman, Ross Zapin, Todd Cavanah, Hitman Haze, Kid David, Jerry McKenna[more]



 
Breaking News
Cumulus Names New Programming Leadership In L.A. And Minneapolis
Republic Records And IM Global Announce Multi-Picture Co-Production Pact
Warner Music Group Names James Steven EVP/Communications & Marketing
Entravision Appoints Maria Lopez-Knowles Chief Marketing Officer
Rick Krim Tapped As Sony/ATV Co-President, U.S.
Courtney Lowery Upped To VP/Publicity At Epic Records
March 2, 2015
Ipsos Research Study Highlights Continued Strength Of AM/FM Radio In Cars
Cumulus Reports Operating Results For Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014
KYSR Names Andrew Harms APD/MD/Afternoon Host
Chad Lopez Appointed VP/Market Manager For Cumulus New York
iHeartMedia Names Colleen Valkoun Market President For Madison And Milwaukee
Cumulus Ups Donna Baker To Midwest RVP, Peter Bowen Named Chicago VP/MM
Triton Digital Partners With Edison Research To Deliver Podcast Measurement Technology
Cumulus Taps Jon Lurie As PD At KMGA
In Brief - March 2, 2015
February 27, 2015
Epic Records Names Breyon Prescott Head Of Urban A&R
The Week In Review: 2/23-2/27
Westwood One Rolls Out National Expansion Of The Jonathon Brandmeier Show
In Brief - February 27, 2015
February 26, 2015
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
Music News
Madonna Unveils Rebel Heart Tour
Mumford & Sons Get Wilder On Third LP
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Stone Sour, Radio Disney Music Awards, Lollapalooza Berlin, Bestival
All Apologies From Kanye West
The Week In Review: 2/23-2/27
FMQB Retro-Active: Aerosmith's Joey Kramer Talks Donington DVD, The Beatles, and Rockin and Roastin Coffee
Quick Hits: Mumford & Sons, Madonna, Beale Street Music Festival, Tool
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
FMQB NOW

Rob Roberts
OM/Cumulus Atlanta

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