The Week In Review: 10/15 - 10/19

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This week’s eQB Cover Story featured RadioBDC PD Paul Driscoll. Following the sale of Modern Rock mainstay WFNX/Boston earlier this year, Driscoll and his airstaff partnered with The Boston Globe’s website Boston.com to launch a brand-new Internet station on the cutting edge of music and technology. In Programming To Win, Robby Bridges takes a shot at writing his own version of “PD For Dummies.” Question of the Week asks: What rule of life do you professionally live by and who imparted the words of wisdom to you? Plus Hot Shots and the History Page.    [more] 

CBS Radio Meeting With Record Labels For Potential Revenue Agreements
Following the recent revenue agreements with Big Machine and Glassnote, CBS is meeting with labels for similar deals.     [more] 

Clear Channel Announces Multi-Platform Campaign For Taylor Swift's Red
Ryan Seacrest to anchor extensive campaign with exclusive on-air and online album release party for Swift's new album.   [more]

In WSJ Profile, Bob Pittman Pushing To Reinvent Radio
The Wall Street Journal profiles Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman.     [more]

WMG Predicts Revenue Increase In Fiscal Q4
Warner Music Group expects to report between $721-741 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.     [more]

CBS Corp President/CEO Les Moonves Signs Contract Extension
Leslie Moonves inks a five-year agreement, extending his term at CBS through 2017.     [more]

Seacrest Co-Host Ellen K Signs Contract Extension With KIIS/L.A.    [more]

Breeanna Malik Named Market Manager For CCM+E-San Antonio    [more]

Fitch Ratings Affirms Clear Channel's Debt Rating    [more]

Dallas Austin Named Island Records SVP Of A&R     [more]

Arbitron PPM Ratings With Media Monitors Data Now Available Through GfK MRI Granularity Portal     [more]

Arbitron Radio Advisory Council Still Concerned About PPM Sample Sizes    [more]

Internet Piracy Warning System Launching Soon   [more]

In Brief - October 15, 2012
Lineup changes at Hot AC WMTX/Tampa, KSGX (The Brew 104.9)/Seattle adds Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx   [more]

In Brief - October 16, 2012
Cumulus buys WFME/Newark-New York from Harold Camping's Family Stations, APD/MD Andrew Harms exiting KNDD/Seattle, Q102/Philly & KISS 108/Boston announce 2012 Jingle Balls   [more]

In Brief - October 17, 2012
LAVA Records renews partnership with Republic Records, Elvis Duran reaches milestone 50th affiliate, Michael Savage signs on with Cumulus Media Networks, Classic Rock WDTW (106.7 The D)/Detroit names Casey Krukowski as PD  [more]

In Brief - October 18, 2012
Ann McManus named RVP for Cumulus Media's Northeast markets   [more]

In Brief - October 19, 2012
Jingle Ball lineups revealed for Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. & Minneapolis   [more]

FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About    [more]




 
Breaking News
Scooter Braun Joins NASH Next Country Music Talent Competition
In Brief - August 31, 2015
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iHeartMedia Promotes Hardin, Zellner and Maynard
WZMP (96.5 AMP Radio)/Philly New Line-Up Announced
KLUC/Las Vegas Adds Kayla To Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo
88Nine Radio Milwaukee Promotes Ken Sumka To APD & Justin Barney to MD
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, iHeartRadio joins Chegg for Music101 Series
Mark “Shark” Ediss Named Afternoon Drive Host At Y100/Savannah
August 27, 2015
Cumulus Goes Underground Alternative In New Orleans
August 26, 2015
Subaru Embraces HD Radio Receivers
Cort Johnson Named APD/Morning Co-Host on 101.9 KINK/Portland
Howard Stern Presents "Booey 25" On SiriusXM Channels
August 25, 2015
Sony Music Entertainment Acquires Century Group
UMG Names Jeffrey Remedios President & CEO/Universal Music Canada
Where Hip Hop Lives App Now Available to International Audiences
August 24, 2015
Leslie Scott Named Program Director Of KNDD/Seattle
Rdio Launches “Promoted Music Experiences” With Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos
Report: Radio Has 30 Million Amplifiers Nationwide
In Brief - August 24, 2015
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In Brief - August 21, 2015
August 20, 2015
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Music News
Taylor Swift Wins Big At MTV VMAs
Rockers Disturbed Earn Fifth #1 Album
FMQB Photo Pass: Van Halen
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber Debuts New Single
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Adele, OMI
Demi Lovato Feeling "Confident" on Fifth LP
Quick Hits: Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Omarion, Soundgarden
Pharrell, Demi Lovato & More Added To MTV VMAs Lineup
Quick Hits: Lady Gaga, HBO, Maroon 5, Nick Jonas
MTV To Honor Kanye West
Quick Hits: One Direction, Missy Elliott / The Voice, Azealia Banks, Meg Myers, Coheed and Cambria, Ben Folds
Dr. Dre Issues Apology To "The Women I've Hurt"
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, album sales, Charli XCX & Bleachers, Chris Brown, Bon Jovi, Voodoo Music + Arts Festival
Quick Hits: JoJo, Kanye West / Frank Ocean, Carrie Underwood, Charlie Puth, The Neighbourhood
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Mike McVay
SVP/Content & Programming
Cumulus Media

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