Last fall, veteran Modern Rock programmer Nik Rivers took on a new challenge, joining Entercom-Buffalo as PD/Brand Manager of the recently-flipped WLKK (Alternative Buffalo 107.7FM). Rivers arrived from Modern Rock WZNE & Adult Hits WFKL/Rochester, where he had been PD of both stations. In this week's eQB Cover Story, Rivers discusses Buffalo radio listeners’ excitement over the new station, his dedication to introducing new artists to the market and the frigid Buffalo weather. [more]
PROGRAMMING TO WIN
Audio Today Takeaways for Programmers
The Nielsen Audio Programming Team contributes this week's Programming To Win column, as Bill Rose and Tony Hereau dive into data from the company's recent study, entitled State Of The Media: Audio Today. Rose and Hereau examine the relationship between the workday and radio dayparts, listening at home vs. away and Millenial listening trends.
QUESTION OF THE WEEK
What albums or new artitsts have you been listening to most outside of your format?
Rixton, Dylan Sprague, Mike Easterlin, Tom Poleman, Christina Perri, Tim Castelli, Marissa Morris, Greg Glenday, Nancy Hill, Peter Gray, NoNoNo. [more]
THIS WEEK IN FMQB HISTORY
Greg Thompson, Billy Santiago, Jeff “Hitman” Dewitt,
Lee Leipsner, Jazzy Jim Archer, Erik Bradley.[more]