The Week In Review: 10/22 - 10/26

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This week’s eQB Cover Story features a one-on-one with WNOU & WHHH/Indianapolis PD Leo Baldwin who celebrates year one of overseeing programming at two of Radio One's most important radio stations. In Programming To Win, Richard Harker tackles the concept of “listener fidelity” with the ways that a listener’s loyalty can reward your station in the ratings in both diary and PPM markets. Question of the Week asks: "If you could dress up as any recording artist or Hollywood celebrity for Halloween, who would it be and why?" Plus Hot Shots and the History Page. [more]

Mel Karmazin Exiting As SiriusXM CEO 
After months of speculation, SiriusXM CEO Karmazin tells the satcaster he will step down as of February 1, 2013.  
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Clear Channel, Pandora & More Launch Internet Radio Fairness Coalition
Coalition formed to urge Congressional support of the Internet Radio Fairness Act.   [more]

Arbitron Revenue Up 8.3% In Third Quarter
Arbitron reports $114.3 million in revenue and $15.8 million in net income in Q3 2012.   [more]

Arbitron Getting Closer To Web Ratings System   [more]

Apple Reportedly Launching Pandora Challenger In 2013
New reports of an Apple streaming music service surface, causing Pandora stocks to take a hit. [more]

Apple Revenue Reaches $36 Billion In Fiscal Q4  [more]

Q3 Radio Revenue Roundup
Beasley and Entercom report their third quarter fiscal results. [more]

NY Post: BMG Rights Management Preparing For EMI Bid  [more]

TargetSpot Releases Report On Attitudes Towards Digital Audio Advertising
A new study finds that advertising and targeting of listeners becoming more accepted in Internet radio.  [more]

Z100 Jingle Ball Headlined By Taylor Swift & Justin Bieber    [more]

Kris Kelley Named PD At CHR WKSC/Chicago  [more]

Steve Davis Promoted To OM Of CBS Radio-D.C. [more]

Kassof Study Reveals P1 Preferences  [more]

Sony/ATV Selling Rosetta Publishing Catalog   [more]

Courtside Entertainment Debuts Podcasting Platform Launchpad Digital Media    [more]

eMarketer: Radio Third Most-Popular Media Outlet    [more]

Scott Seviour Named EVP/Marketing & Artist Development At Epic Records  [more]

In Brief - October 22, 2012
Jingle Ball lineups announced in Miami, Atlanta & Tampa, JacobsMedia announces Techsurvey9 for early 2013   [more]

In Brief - October 23, 2012
HOT 97 announces new overnight show Up All Night with J. Medina, Tribune Talk WGN-AM/Chicago VP/GM Tom Langmyer exits, Apple launches new mini iPad   [more]

In Brief - October 24, 2012
The Chicago Bears extend contract with CBS Radio-Chicago   [more]

In Brief - October 25, 2012
Nikki Landry named PD/afternoon host at Hot AC WWWM/Toledo   [more]

In Brief - October 26, 2012
NextMedia considering selling radio division, industry veteran Bob Michaels passes away   [more]

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




 
Breaking News
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
August 21, 2015
eQB NOW
Entercom South Florida Launches New Alternative Rock 104.3 The Shark
In Brief - August 21, 2015
August 20, 2015
Nielsen Study Shows The Power Of Small & Medium Sized Markets
MoBounce Named Afternoon Host For Z100/New York
In Brief - August 20, 2015
August 19, 2015
Music News
Justin Bieber Debuts New Single
Rockers Disturbed Earn Fifth #1 Album
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
The Weeknd Announces The Madness Fall Tour
Quick Hits: Lana Del Ray, Alanis Morrissette, Kelly Clarkson, Silversun Pickups
Nick Jonas & Demi Lovato To Headline MTV Benefit Concert For Lifebeat
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Mike McVay
SVP/Content & Programming
Cumulus Media

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