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This week’s Cover Story showcases Rick Cummings who has held a variety of pivotal programming posts with Emmis Communications over his 34 year tenure with the company. He started as PD of Emmis’ first station in Indianapolis in 1981 and grew to his current role as President of Programming. He’s been there every inch of the way with CEO Jeff Smulyan and has helped grow Emmis into the very successful player it is today. In Programming to Win, Rich Van Slyke speaks up in favor of radio internships and what they can bring to your station, as well as the future of the industry. Question of the Week asks: If you were stranded on a deserted island, who would you want with you for comic relief and which artist would you desire for music relief? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History page. [more]

The Week In Review: 4/20-4/24

iHeartRadio Now Available On The Apple Watch
App allows listeners to be able to control their iHeartRadio right from their Apple Watch

CÜR Media Names Jay Clark Chief Content Officer

CBS Radio Stations Awarded With 21 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

In Brief - April 24, 2015
April 23, 2015

Warner Bros. Promotes Rob Goldklang To SVP/Alternative Promotion
Promotion coincides with Goldklang's twentieth anniversary with Warner Bros.

CBS Radio Houston Names Charese Fruge VP/Programming And Operations Manager

Cat Thomas Named VP/Programming, CBS Radio Las Vegas

CBS Radio Las Vegas Names New PDs At KLUC & KMXB
John Bernard and Jonathan Campbell Take On Leadership Roles at 98.5 KLUC and Mix 94.1

iHeartMedia's First-Ever Soundfront

Pandora Reports Q1 2015 Financial Results

In Brief - April 23, 2015
April 22, 2015

Nielsen Reports Solid First Quarter
Increases quarterly dividend 12%

Shazam For Radio Adds David De Busk

KIIS FM Announces Wango Tango Pre-Show Performers

In Brief - April 22, 2015
April 21, 2015

Linda Little Named Market President For iHeartMedia Phoenix
Little to lead broadcast, digital, mobile, social and live event efforts for Phoenix's iconic brands.

iHeartRadio Now Available On Xbox One

Impact Radio Group Ups Garfield To PD at KWYD/Boise

Clip Interactive Activates FM Chip Listening On Additional Devices

In Brief - April 21, 2015
April 20, 2015

Scott Hopeck Named President of iHeartMedia New York
Hopeck to lead broadcast, digital, mobile, social and live event efforts for the New York cluster.

Tim Leiweke And Roger Faxon To Join Pandora Board of Directors

TuneIn Launches On Apple Watch And Apple CarPlay

In Brief - April 20, 2015
Ellie Goulding Scores #1 Top 40 Airplay Hit
April 17, 2015

Entercom Sacramento Names Lance Richard VP/Market Manager
Richard is promoted from Vice President of Sales at Entercom Sacramento

The Week In Review: 4/13-4/17

Albie Dee Named Program Director of WOCQ/Ocean City-Salisbury

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Announces Staff Changes

Warner Bros. Records Bolsters Brand Partnerships & Creative Synch Licensing Team

In Brief - April 17, 2015

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The Week In Review: 3/30-4/3

The Week In Review: 3/23-3/27

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Music News

Black Keys' Dan Auerbach Announces New Solo Project
Singer/guitarist has a new release on the way under the moniker The Arcs. [more]

The Week In Review: 4/20-4/24

Quick Hits: Grateful Dead / John Mayer, Saturday Night Live, Frank Ocean, System Of A Down

Quick Hits: Lady Gaga, Estelle, MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert, Hard Summer Festival, Faith No More, The Ting Tings

Teen Vine Star Shawn Mendes Tops Billboard 200
First-ever release from the 16-year-old singer/songwriter debuts at #1, while Reba, Tyler, The Creator and Halestorm also arrive in the top five.

Quick Hits: Britney Spears & Iggy Azalea, The Grateful Dead, Ed Sheeran, R.E.M., The Smashing Pumpkins, Pitchfork Music Festival, Musicfest NW

Charli XCX, Bleachers Plot Eclectic Tour
The two artists are teaming up for "weird" summer road trip.

Quick Hits: Billboard Music Awards, Walk Off the Earth, Miami Concert Series, Louis Tomlinson, Neil Young, AC/DC, Mötley Crüe

Green Day, Ringo & More Inducted Into The Rock Hall Of Fame
The star-studded 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony took place on Saturday night in Cleveland.

Muse Plans Drones Live Events

Quick Hits: iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party, Hozier, Panic! At The Disco, Foo Fighters, Neil Young / WayHome Music and Arts Festival

Quick Hits: Giorgio Moroder / Britney Spears, Green Day, Black Sabbath, Deftones & Incubus

The Week In Review: 4/13-4/17


FMQB Retro-Active: Aerosmith's Joey Kramer Talks Donington DVD, The Beatles, and Rockin and Roastin Coffee

The Week In Review: 4/6-4/10

The Week In Review: 3/30-4/3

The Week In Review: 3/23-3/27
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