eQB NOW This week’s eQB Cover Story lands safely in Sacramento where Christopher K is celebrating his 16th anniversary at KDND. As one of the original cast members of the Sac Top 40 since its inception in 1998, Chris has been a model of long-term stability in a business mired in much volatility. He currently serves as APD/MD of KDND/The End and sister HAC KUDL/Star, and this week offers up some perceptive perspectives on a variety of hot issues. In Programming To Win, it's been over a year since the Nielsen-Arbitron deal happened and Paragon's Larry Johnson takes a look at the state of radio ratings. Question of the Week asks: Who was the best boss you’ve had throughout your career and what qualities made him/her such a good boss? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History page.
eQB NOW In this week's eQB we catch up with KKRQ & KMIY/Tucson PD Chris P who is not only programming the radio station he grew up listening to 93.7 KRQ, he's overseeing another, sister Hot AC My 92.9. His understanding of radio as a business has made Chris P one of the format's top up and comers and a programmer to watch! In Programming To Win, What can radio programmers learn from Starbucks? The Nielsen Audio Programming Team break down listeners beyond the P1s into three categories, the same ones used by Starbucks to delineate their own customer base. Question of the Week asks: Who was your very first artist interview and what was memorable about it? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History page.
eQB NOW In this week's eQB we honor WFLZ/Tampa’s 25th Anniversary as FMQB revisits a special tribute feature to the legendary Power Pig. It's a fascinating inside look that chronicles the birth of one of the country's ground breaking Top 40 stations from the people who lived it! In Programming To Win, our imaging expert Rich Van Slyke chats with WGRD/Grand Rapids Brand Manager John Walker. Question of the Week asks: What are your current guilty pleasures: Song, TV show, snack food? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History page featuring WFLZ through the years.