The Week In Review: 1/21 - 1/25

In this week's Cover Story, we take a look at the new CBS Sports Radio network, with CBS Radio SVP of Programming Chris Oliviero. A veteran of CBS Radio, Oliverio discusses the launch of this brand-new, nationally-syndicated Sports Talk network, as well as Cumulus’ involvement in distributing the network, and more. In Programming To Win, Arbitron’s Jon Miller gives an overview of topics the ratings company will be educating programmers about in 2013. Question of the Week asks: What didn't you accomplish last year do you hope to accomplish this year? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.  [more]

Greg Thompson Upped To EVP Of Capitol Music Group
Veteran executive Thompson promoted to EVP of Capitol Music Group by Chairman/CEO Steve Barnett.  

Ron Fair, Ashley Burns Named To Exec Positions At Virgin Records
Ron Fair becomes Chief Creative Officer & EVP of Virgin, while Ashley Burns is promoted to GM.  

Cumulus Flips WRXP/NY To Country With "Nash FM 94.7"
Cumulus brings Country back to the NYC radio dial with debut of "Nash FM 94.7."  

Cumulus Announces National "Nash" Brand For Country Entertainment   [more]

Report: CBS Radio Going Up For Sale...To Cumulus?   [more]

Apple Posts Another Record Quarter, But Stocks Take Hit
Despite a record $54.5 billion in revenue for its fiscal Q1, Apple's latest financial report did not meet Wall Street's expectations.  [more]

Sony Music Inks Partnership With EDM Company Ultra Music   [more]

House Committee Planning Multiple Hearings On Music Royalties
Rep. Howard Coble will chair the subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, which will oversee Internet radio royalty hearings in 2013.  [more]

Downtown Music Sells Recorded Music Division To Its Founders   [more]

Benny Tarantini Named SVP Of Publicity For Columbia Records   [more]

Clear Channel-Phoenix Names Steve Geofferies VP Of Programming    [more]

Kassof Study: Listeners Positive On Contesting   [more]

In Brief - January 21, 2013
Channel 96-1/Charlotte holds Justin Bieber seat search, Kim Dotcom launches new Mega file-sharing service  [more]

In Brief - January 22, 2013
Sarah Fraser exiting as co-host of The Kane Show     [more]

In Brief - January 23, 2013
Charlie Walk to be named EVP of Republic next week, SiriusXM Board of Directors changes following Liberty Media takeover, Clive Davis to speak at SXSW     [more]

In Brief - January 24, 2013
Cumulus CFO: broadcaster not expected to make any major acquisitions soon, Clear Channel to air syndicated Carmen Jara Show on its Spanish-language stations   [more]

In Brief - January 25, 2013
Rosie Lopez named President of Tommy Boy Records    [more]

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

Breaking News
CBS Radio Signs Michael Martin To Multi-Year Contract Renewal
SportsRadio 94WIP/Philly Adds Joe Decamra & Jon Ritchie To Middays
October 19, 2016
Frankie C Extends Agreement With KZHT/Salt Lake City
Voncile Anderson Named Beasley Director/NTR Sales In Tampa Bay
In Brief - October 19, 2016
October 18, 2016
Rob Stringer Promoted To CEO Of Sony Music Entertainment
iHeartMedia St. Louis Announces The Debut Of The New Alt 104.9
Entercom Agrees To Acquire Four Radio Stations In Charlotte From Beasley Broadcast Group
Ebro Returns To Portland
Townsquare Media Names John Roberts OM For Tyler-Longview, Texas
Jacobs Media & PRPD’s 8th Annual Public Radio Tech Survey Released
In Brief - October 18, 2016
October 17, 2016
WFLZ/Tampa Names Kruz Program Director
Republic Records Promotes Wendy Goldstein To Executive Vice President
Alpha Media Mankato Names Bob Rose Market Manager
Corey B. Joins WBBM-FM (B96)/Chicago As New Night Host
October 14, 2016
Race Taylor Re-Ups With WPLJ/New York
Andrew Berger Named Imaging Director For KPWR/Los Angeles
October 13, 2016
iHeartMedia Chicago Names New Night Show Hosts
Emmis Announces Agreement to Sell Texas Monthly
Alpha Media Supports Hurricane Matthew Recovery Relief
KFM-BFM Adds Robin Roth To Roster
October 12, 2016
iHeartMedia Connecticut Names Jagger PD of WKSS & WKCI
Emmis Reaches Agreement To Sell Terre Haute Radio Stations
Music News
"Crash" Into Against Me!
Quick Hits: Radiohead, Frank Ocean, A$AP Ferg
Maroon 5 Closes The Top 40 and Hot AC Radio Panels Upon Impact
Jordan Fisher Will Make His Broadway Debut In Hamilton On November 22
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Gwen Stefani
Pearl Jam, 2Pac & Depeche Mode Lead 2017 Rock Hall Nominees
Green Day Tops Billboard 200 For Their Third Time
Quick Hits: Liam Payne, Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, Mother Love Bone
Quick Hits: Kings Of Leon, Elton John, Roger Waters
Maroon 5 Debuts New Single Featuring Kendrick Lamar
Louise Goffin To Perform Surprise Concert
Quick Hits: Drake, Depeche Mode
Drake Earns Record-Setting 13 American Music Award Nominations
Solange's A Seat at the Table Is Her First #1 Album
Green Day Announce 2017 North American Tour

Jon Zellner
EVP/Programming Operations

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