The Week In Review: 2/18 - 2/22

This week’s eQB has WFLY/Albany PD Ally Reid in the Cover Story spotlight. Reid’s gone full circle in her career starting and subsequently returning back to FLY92.3 where she has the station attached to a winning formula. In Programming to Win, Richard Harker looks at how a station's ratings can remain steady as listenership changes with the concept of "audience flow. Question of the Week asks: What did you think of this year’s Grammy’s, and what was the highlight for you? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.    [more] 

Clear Channel Reports Revenue Increase In Q4 And Full Year 2012
CC Media Holdings saw a 3% increase in 2012 revenue to $6.33 billion.  [more] 

Capitol Music Group Names Dominic Pandiscia President Of Caroline Division  [more]

Mike Harris Named EVP/GM For Caroline
EMI veteran Harris appointed EVP/GM for Caroline, the Independent Services division of Capitol Music Group.   [more]

Clive Davis Discusses Career, Personal Life In New Autobiography   [more]

Chad Fitzsimmons Promoted To Director Of Music Initiatives For CBS Radio
CBS Radio names Fitzsimmons to a newly-created position, which will focus on creating partnership opportunities with record labels.  

Performance Royalty Bill Reintroduced In The House
A pair of Congressmen from Texas have reintroduced the Local Radio Freedom Act. 

NPD Group: Music Listening Increases On Smartphones & Tablets   [more]

New RAB Study Takes Aim At TV Advertising   [more]

Radio One Revenue Up In Fourth Quarter   [more]

Bertelsmann Reportedly In Talks To Buy 100% Of BMG Rights   [more]

Warner/Chappell Inks Global Deal With Roc Nation   [more]

RIAA: Google Has Not Done Enough To Fight Piracy   [more]

John Mayer Named APD/Afternoon Driver At 107.5 The River   [more]

Sean Shannon Named VP/Market Manager For Entercom-Sacramento  [more]

In Brief - February 18, 2013
Dan McClintock joins Cumulus-Kansas City cluster, Dial Global files to suspend reporting to the SEC  [more]

In Brief - February 19, 2013
Justin Riley named PD of CHR KKRZ & Rhythmic CHR KXJM/Portland, FCC Chairman Genachowski to participate in Q&A at NAB Show      [more]

In Brief - February 20, 2013
Roy Barboza named MD/Mix Show Coordinator at WTKK (Hot 96.9)/Boston, Entravision promotes eight to EVP positions, Harmonix ending Rock Band song downloads    [more]

In Brief - February 21, 2013
Clear Channel announces iHeartRadio showcase for SXSW  [more]

In Brief - February 22, 2013
Univision radio revenue up to $89.1 million in Q4  [more]

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

Breaking News
Cumulus Media Names Sid Kelly Program Director At WABD/Mobile
In Brief - October 12, 2015
October 9, 2015
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
Music News
Janet Jackson's Unbreakable Bows at #1
Quick Hits: Fall Out Boy & Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Foo Fighters, Gorillaz
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

Mark Adams
San Francisco

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