The Week In Review: 11/5 - 11/9

This week’s eQB Cover Story features John Dowd Jr., better known to the radio/record industry as Jay Beau Jones. The 25-year programming veteran and on-air talent talks about his new book, "Heroes, Mentors and Friends," and looks at what lies ahead for his future. In Programming To Win, Pat Welsh compares the political polling process to media ratings. What are the issues that face both Arbitron and the political pollsters? What aspects behind surveying radio listeners and voters should we keep in mind while reading the results? Question of the Week asks: "What charitable organizations is your station actively involved with?" Plus, Hot Shots and the History Page.  [more]

CBS Radio Revenue Down 5% In Q3
CBS Corp. reports overall record Q3 revenue, despite decline from its radio division. [more]

Cumulus Media Revenue Up In Q3 Thanks To Citadel Deal
However, without the addition of Citadel stations, Cumulus' third quarter revenue dropped 4.5%.    [more]

Q3 Radio Revenue Roundup  [more]

Pandora Sues ASCAP Over Royalty Fees
Pandora sues ASCAP, seeking a "reasonable," blanket licensing fee.  [more]

Warner Music Group Announces Organizational Realignment [more]

Liberty's Maffei: Search For Next SiriusXM CEO Could Take Months [more]

Keith Naftaly Named EVP/Head Of A&R At RCA Records
Naftaly promoted to EVP/Head of A&R for RCA, overseeing the Pop and Urban A&R staff. [more]

NPD Group: AM/FM Listening Down 4% As Internet Radio Audience Grows
A new study also finds that webcasters such as Pandora are outpacing on-demand options like Spotify. [more]

Report: House Hearing On Internet Radio Fairness Act Set For Late November      [more]

NAACP Speaks Out Against Internet Radio Fairness Act  [more]

Emmis Preparing NextRadio Smartphone App   [more]

Live Nation Revenue Up 9.7% In Q3      [more]

Derrick "DC" Corbett Named PD For Power 99 & WDAS/Philly  [more]

Shamrock Communications Re-Launches Modern Rock KRZQ/Reno  [more]

CCM+E-St. Louis Officially Launches Wild 104.9 & The New Majic 100.3 [more]

Helping New York City: John Stewart’s On A Mission  [more]

BIA/Kelsey: U.S. Mobile Local Ad Revenues To Reach $5.8 Billion In 2016     [more]

Study Examines How Social Media Drives Radio's Ratings  [more]

iHeartRadio Announces EDM "Evolution" Station   [more]

Arbiton Releases Update On Impact Of Sandy On November Ratings  [more]

Pandora Releases October Audience Metrics    [more]

Michelle Buchwalter Named MD/Morning Co-Host At WMC/Memphis  [more]

In Brief - November 5, 2012
KLUC/Las Vegas APD/MD J.B. King signs contract extension, WRIF APD/MD Suzy Cole exits to join Beats By Dre, On Air with Ryan Seacrest adds Irish affiliate, Hurricane Sandy delays weekly PPM data in four markets  [more]

In Brief - November 6, 2012
Fred Bennett named Chief Business Development Officer for Jelli    [more]

In Brief - November 7, 2012
Changes at CCM+E-St. Louis, Bo Jaxon named PD/afternoon host at Hot AC KIMN/Denver, KFMA/Tucson promotes Chris The Ego to PD, CBS Radio & SBS announce Hurricane Sandy initiatives [more]

In Brief - November 8, 2012
Changes at Cox Radio-Orlando, CBS Radio retires WXRK call letters for 92.3 Now, RadioBDC debuts specialty programming lineup   [more]

In Brief - November 9, 2012
Steve Borneman exits Cumulus-NYC for Clear Channel    [more]

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

Breaking News
CMG Tampa Appoints John E. Kage Dir. of Branding & Programming at Hot 101.5 FM
In Brief - November 25, 2015
November 24, 2015
FCC Fines Drawing Scrutiny In Congress
In Brief - November 24, 2015
November 23, 2015
Bill Hess Named OM At Cumulus-Washington, D.C.
In Brief - November 23, 2015
November 20, 2015
Adams Radio Group Of Delmarva Names Jay Gleason Operations Manager
iHeartRadio Presents Adele¹s Album Premiere Live from Joe¹s Pub 
Radio Mercury Awards Announces Advisory Council
November 19, 2015
Westwood One: The State of American Podcasting
Nielsen: Connecting With Political Millennials Through Music
Jacobs Media Webinar: 10 Mega Trends That Impact Radio
November 18, 2015
Republic Records Promotes Ben Adelson To SVP/A&R
Y100’s TC Wins Dancing with the Savannah Stars
Greater Media's Magic 106.7 To Become Boston's Christmas Station
November 17, 2015
Alissa Pollack To Be Honored At T.J. Martell Foundation’s 16th Annual New York Family Day
Cash Money Records Announces Annual Turkey Giveaways in Miami & New Orleans
Amanda "AJ" Malone Joins iHeartMedia/Indianapolis
Jacobs Media Blogs Radio’s Days as a Primary Traffic Source May Be Numbered
November 16, 2015
Pandora to Acquire Key Assets from Rdio
Apple To Close Beats Music
Entercom Adds Ashley O. To Mornings On WSFS/Miami
Music News
Adele Announces European Tour Dates
Quick Hits: Adele, Eagles of Death Metal, Charli XCX, Joe Jonas
Adele's 25 Smashes Sales Record
Quick Hits: Charlie Puth, Coldplay, Jack Ü
Bieber, One Direction Lead Billboard 200 Shakeup
One Direction, The Weeknd Win Multiple AMAs
Rihanna Announces Anti World Tour, Teases New Album
Foo Fighters Release Free EP
Quick Hits: Coldplay, U2, The Cure, Wilco
Chris Martin Talks Influences On New Coldplay Record
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Justin Bieber & One Direction, American Music Awards, Paris attacks, Tori Kelly
Adele's 25 Won't Be On Streaming Services
Quick Hits: Kelly Clarkson, Missy Elliott, Jimmy Eat World, Freddie Mercury, Bonnaroo
Zayn Malik Opens Up About One Direction Exit
Quick Hits: Firefly Music Festival, Eagles of Death Metal, Grammy Hall of Fame

Manny Simon
VP/Adult Formats,
Republic Records

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