eQB NOW In this week’s Cover Story we catch up with Tias Schuster, Entercom OM/PD at WFBC and WSPA in Greenville, SC. Life has come full circle for Tias who’s returned home to where his career began, at the same radio station, and he couldn’t be any happier programming great radio stations with an emphasis on having fun! In Programming To Win, Ruth Presslaff offers her top ten ways to effectively create appointment listening with your audience. Presslaff offers a number of helpful hints for contesting, social media and more. Question of the Week asks: What have been your most rewarding industry experiences? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.
FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About Genachowski's FCC exit interview with the New Yorker, CNN feature on WWCD (CD102.5)/Columbus & the state of radio, CNet reviews Google Music's new "all access" streaming service, Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine donate $70 million to USC
In Brief - May 15, 2013 Nokia reportedly set to activate FM chip in Windows Phone 8, JVC Media buying five Florida stations from Asterisk Communications, Edgar Bronfman Jr. exits WMG Board Of Directors
In Brief - May 13, 2013 WPGC/Washington, D.C. adds Tati to The Pablo Show, Triton Digital joins NARM and digitalmusic.org
May 10, 2013
eQB NOW Emmis Programming executive Jimmy Steal grabs the Cover Story spotlight. As Emmis VP of Programming, Digital National PD and PD of POWER 106/LA, Steal has mastered the art of multi-jobbing as one of Emmis’ most prized possessions. His keen industry insights are on display in this week’s issue. In Programming To Win, Robby Bridges continues his series of looking at the top 40 greatest Top 40 personalities of all time. Question of the Week asks: What artist or group would you like to hear new music from that you haven’t heard from in awhile? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.
FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About UMG says artist privacy at stake in digital royalty issue, Cox Media Group sued by parents of son with Down syndrome over photo use online, Detroit News looks at automakers' in-car audio priorities, Rolling Stone celebrates a decade of iTunes
FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About CNet looks at iTunes' 10th anniversary, Ortiz's F-word didn't air on FCC-controlled airwaves, LA Times on KCRW's programming changes, Consultant Tom Kelly gets local online with iRadioPhilly