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

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 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
2015 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced
In Brief - October 2, 2015
October 1, 2015
Cumulus Announces Programming Moves In Indianapolis & Atlanta
iHeartMedia Savannah Names Jonathan "JR" Reed Program Director At WAEV
Concord Bicycle Music Announces Major Strategic Investment In Razor & Tie Enterprises LLC
Nielsen & Westwood One Renew Relationship
September 30, 2015
Sean Atkins Named President Of MTV
The T.J. Martell Foundation Annouces The Clive Davis Research Fellowship Award
Cox Media Atlanta Names Tripp West Music Director/Midday Host On B98.5
In Brief - September 30, 2015
September 29, 2015
Cumulus Media Appoints Mary G. Berner CEO
iHeartRadio Music Festival Makes Billions Of Impressions On Social Media
Cox Media Group Jacksonville Launches New Easy 106.5
HD Radio Technology Expands Automotive Offerings
In Brief - September 29, 2015
iHeartMedia Tucson Names Carl Anderson Market President
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour Returns Presented by Capital One
The CW and iHeartMedia Announce New Multi-Year Broadcast Agreement
Former Warner Bros. Records President Livia Tortella Launches Black Box
In Brief - September 28, 2015
September 25, 2015
FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly Headlines Session At 2015 Radio Show
The Week In Review: 9/21-9/25
Nielsen BDSradio Grows 40% Since Adding Streaming Data
In Brief - September 25, 2015
September 24, 2015
Pandora All-Time Royalties Surpass $1.5 Billion
Music News
Deluxe Edition of Sam Smith's In The Lonely Hour Announced
Fetty Wap Debuts Atop Billboard 200 Chart
Quick Hits: Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Megadeth, Beastie Boys
Quick Hits: Fifth Harmony, Train's Pat Monahan, Seal, Roger Waters
Beyoncé, Jay Z & Prince Headlining Massive TIDAL X Charity Concert
Quick Hits: The Who, Ed Sheeran, Bleachers, American Music Awards, Katy Perry / Sting, Austin City Limits
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar
Seven New Albums Debut In Billboard 200's Top Ten
Quick Hits: Kelly Clarkson, Fetty Wap, Corey Taylor
CeeLo to Drop Heart Blanche in November
The Week In Review: 9/21-9/25
Quick Hits: Pearl Jam, Muse, OMI, Collective Soul
Kanye West's Swish Could Be a Year Away
Quick Hits: Sara Bareilles, X Ambassadors, All That Remains
Ryan Adams Discusses His Own 1989

Mark Adams
San Francisco

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