The Week In Review: 1/27-1/31
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This week’s Cover Story features the “new-look” Dom Theodore as this seasoned radio pro has morphed his career into the sphere of entrepreneurial-ship. The former Clear Channel and CBS Radio programming exec is now CEO of his consultancy firm, has ownership in radio and also serves as VP/Programming for the innovative Blaze Radio Network. As always, Dom hits the issues hard. In Programming To Win, Bob Quick opts for optimism in his first column of 2014 and shares a tale from his life outside of radio. Question of the Week asks: Bruno Mars is performing at this year’s Super Bowl. Who do you feel would be other quality choices for future Super Bowl halftime shows, and who wins the game the Denver Broncos or Seattle Seahawks? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page. [more]

The Breakfast Club Morning Show To Launch On KUBE 93
Morning Show featuring DJ Envy, Angela Yee, Charlamagne Tha God with Seattle's DJ SupaSam debuts February 10

Jelli Launches First Programmatic Ad Platform For Radio Stations, Networks And Advertisers
RadioSpot now automating 4 billion radio ads on more than 350 broadcast radio stations in 128 cities.

CCM+E Cleveland Names Chris Tyler PD Of WMMS, WAKS, 99X
Chris Tyler is set to oversee programming of Top 40 WAKS, Rock WMMS and Alternative WMMS-HD2 (99X) effective February 17th.

CCM+E Names Darren Davis President Of Networks Group
Davis will oversee the integration of the CCM+E networks: Premiere Networks, Total Traffic and Weather Network, the 24/7 News Network and the iHeartRadio Network.

jacAPPS Launching Mobile Games For Radio
Jacobs Media's app division announces it now offers the creation of mobile games for radio stations.

Def Jam Celebrates 30th Birthday
A new #DefJam30 team will work on special albums, events, films and more to celebrate the iconic label.

Clear Channel-Seattle Names Kent Haehl Market President

FCC Commissioner O'Reilly Speaks On Media Ownership

Pandora Presents with Headliner Imagine Dragons

Music’s Biggest Night is Shazam’s Biggest Ever Awards Night

In Brief - January 31, 2014
Cumulus Media Networks And WestwoodOne Merge Leads To Layoffs, KQKS/Denver morning show inks new deal, Alternative Buffalo 107.7 FM Names Bentley New Morning Drive Host

In Brief - January 30, 2014
Zach Dillon named PD at KTBT/Tulsa, John Sebastian exits as Majestic Communications-Roswell VP/Operations, Sunday Night Slow Jams turns 20 and adds 4 new affiliates

In Brief - January 29, 2014
Alicia Tyler appointed PD/midday host at WZNE/Rochester, Journal Broadcast Group names Tom Langmyer VP/GM of its Milawaukee Radio Operations.

In Brief - January 28, 2014
Elroy Smith exits Radio One-Philadelphia, KYKY/St. Louis inks morning host Guy Phillips to multi-year extension, SiriusXM Extends Relationship with Nissan through 2018, Brett Holcomb exits WBZC

In Brief - January 27, 2014
Curtis Media Group ups Lisa McKay to VP/Programming for Raleigh-Durham cluster, Joey Tack named PD at WKHT/Knoxville

FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
WSJ: Music industry finds money around the edges

Breaking News
Mike Anthony Joins Cumulus San Francisco As PD At KGO & KSFO
Entercom Names Liana Huth VP/Programming Innovation
CBS Radio Minneapolis Names Shannon Knoepke SVP/Market Manager & Director of Sales
NAB Announces Record-Breaking Attendance For 2015 NAB Show New York
November 30, 2015
Jeff Shultz Named SVP/Business Development, CBS Radio
Cumulus Promotes Lee Hammer To OM For KGO & KSFO/San Francisco
Nielsen and Sun Broadcast Group Sign Multi-Year Agreement for RADAR Network Ratings
Jacobs Media Announces "Tech Trends For Radio" Webinar
November 25, 2015
CMG Tampa Appoints John E. Kage Dir. of Branding & Programming at Hot 101.5 FM
November 25, 2015
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
Music News
Lil Wayne Takes Dedication to Small Markets
Quick Hits: Avett Brothers, Fetty Wap, Rock on the Range, Eagles of Death Metal, Simple Plan, Nonpoint, Sinatra 100 Concert
Adele Sells 3.38 Million Albums in the U.S., Debuts at #1
Quick Hits: Soul Train Awards, Foy Vance & Ed Sheeran, Jack's Mannequin, Breaking Benjamin
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

Manny Simon
VP/Adult Formats,
Republic Records

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