This Week's e-QB
June 26, 2015

Brian Mack, PD, WXXL/Orlando

Brian Mack's rise to fame inside the Clear Channel / iHeartMedia structure has been swift and eventful. Good things come to people who strive for success and set high standards of practice and Brian scores with honors in both areas. He's been both a student and teacher of the art and science of radio and has embarked on a rewarding career that has paid dividends every step of the way. Always one to think in big picture terms, B Mack has a macro approach to his programming philosophy that merges with a very intimate technique of how he applies his programming prowess to a local market. [more]

Up Periscope: Live Streaming and Your Radio Show

Periscope and Meerkat are the two newest entries in the social media world, allowing users to easily stream real-time video. In this week's Programming To Win column, Lori Lewis and Mike Stern try out the apps and run down a number of ways they can be incorporated into radio. [more]

If you could see any artist or band (from any era) perform at your venue of choice, who would you see and where would it be? [more]

Bob Pittman, Ryan Seacrest, John Sykes, Pharrell Williams, Tom Poleman, Sting, Cary Sherman, Eminem [more]

Eric Powers, John Ivey, Lee Leipsner, Rob Roberts,
Don Coddington, John Strazza

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Brian Mack, PD

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