The Week In Review: 12/3 - 12/7

This week’s eQB Cover Story features Amber Miller, PD Of Modern Rock WEQX, on the unique experience of programming an independently-owned station, the Modern Rock format in 2012 and more. In Programming To Win, Arbitron’s Jon Miller finds that moving from diary market ratings to PPM is like jumping from college sports to the pros. Question of the Week asks: If corporate Santa could grant your (radio station/record label) one wish this holiday season what would it be and why? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.    [more]

Cameron Strang To Oversee WBR West Coast Operations
Strang adds new duties at Warner Bros. Records, as Co-President/CEO Todd Moscowitz resigns.    

Republic Records Names Gary Spangler SVP Of Promotion & Operations
Republic continues its recent run of executive promotions, appointing Gary Spangler as SVP of Promotion & Operations.  

Clear Channel Facing 2016 Debt Issues
Clear Channel has over $10 billion in debt that will come due in 2016, which concerns analysts.  [more]

Another Round Of Nationwide Clear Channel Layoffs    [more]

More Nationwide Clear Channel Cutbacks   [more]

CC-L.A. Programmers Ivey, Pilat To Focus On National Duties, KIIS
Clear Channel's John Ivey and Julie Pilat will step down from PD duties for KHHT and KYSR/L.A.      [more]

RADAR 115: Radio Listening Remains Steady    [more]

Sen. Corker Fighting Internet Radio Fairness Act
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) has penned a letter to his peers, opposing the proposed royalty legislation.  

Could iTunes 11 Launch Lead To Apple's Streaming Radio Service?    [more]

Radio One Consolidates Syndication One With Reach Media    [more]

Pandora Reports Revenue Increase In Third Quarter    [more]

FMQB Photo Pass: Q102/Philly Jingle Ball    [more]

Pandora, Clear Channel On Top Again In Triton Digital Rankings For October    [more]

NBC Confirms Howard Stern Returning To America's Got Talent    [more]

Epic Records' Dixie Tipton Heads West    [more]

Ken Charles Named VP Of Programming For Clear Channel-Sacramento [more]

Study: 20 Percent Of Young Listeners Are Heavy Radio Users    [more]

FCC Delays Media Ownership Rule Review Again    [more]

In Brief - December 3, 2012
Scott Jameson named OM of Cumulus-Minneapolis, Dave Ramsey to be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame, Triad Broadcasting sold to L&L Broadcasting   [more]

In Brief - December 4, 2012
Rhythmic AC KJHM/Denver names Randy "Bubba" Black as PD/morning host, iTunes Music Store opens in 56 more countries    [more]

In Brief - December 5, 2012
Ryan Seacrest buys controlling interest in marketing firm  [more]

In Brief - December 6, 2012
Tony Matteo named OM for CCM+E's Wichita cluster, Sen. Walden to re-push FCC reform bill    [more]

In Brief - December 7, 2012
Gary Nolan named OM of Clear Channel-Panama City, Andy Green named APD/MD of Active Rock WRIF/Detroit   [more]

Breaking News
Report: Most See P1 Station Like A Friend
Greater Media Collects 200,000 Bottles of Water For South Carolina Flood Victims
October 8, 2015
Emmis Announces Second Quarter Earnings
WiLD 94.9 Names Julian On The Radio Afternoon Drive Host
Entercom Atlanta Promotes Michael Chase to Director of Marketing & Promotions At Star 94
KNEV/Reno Turns On Classic Hip Hop
Benztown Partners With Dash Radio
October 7, 2015
Ellen K To Launch A New Morning Show On KOST/Los Angeles
Pandora To Acquire Ticketfly
Slow Jams Launches New Throwback Edition
Steven Meyers Promoted To Director/Digital Operations At Greater Media
October 6, 2015
Bubba The Love Sponge Apologizes For Ratings Tampering
Cumulus Launches Classic Hip Hop 98.3 The Vibe
Jon Platt Named CEO At Warner/Chappell
CBS Radio Names Sam Rogers VP, National Sales & Corporate Partnerships
In Brief - October 6, 2015
October 5, 2015
Beasley Media Group Announces Actions Against Todd Clem AKA, ‘Bubba The Love Sponge’
iHeartMedia Presents "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 Concert Tour"
Steve Mills Named iHeartMedia’s Chief Information Officer
Puff Daddy Brings Bad Boy To Epic Records
Charlamagne Tha God Renews With iHeartMedia
In Brief - October 5, 2015
October 2, 2015
2015 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced
In Brief - October 2, 2015
October 1, 2015
Music News
Taylor Swift Talks Grammys, Life After 1989
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, Green Day, Radiohead, Mariah Carey, Three 6 Mafia
Janet Jackson, N.W.A. and More Up For Rock Hall
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Ciara, Deadmau5
Selena Gomez Maps Out Revival Tour
Quick Hits: RIAA Gold & Platinum, Cage The Elephant, Kurt Cobain, American Music Awards / Jennifer Lopez
Quick Hits: Kendrick Lamar, Brian Fallon, Ten Commandos, The Cure, Lollapalooza South America, JoJo, Courtney Barnett
Fetty Wap Debuts Atop Billboard 200 Chart
Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus & Flaming Lips, Will Smith, Maynard James Keenan, Ben Folds
Deluxe Edition of Sam Smith's In The Lonely Hour Announced
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

Mark Adams
San Francisco

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