Category: eQB Weekly

Remembering David Bowie 1947-2016

Remembering David Bowie David Bowie It doesn’t get much heavier than this! Mick Jagger (left) and Pete Townsend (right) meet up with David Bowie following a 1999 London concert. David Bowie meets and greets radio in 1990. (l-r): WXRT PD Norm Winer, KLOL MD Patty Martin and David Bowie. David Bowie visits the Virgin Records staff in the late 90s. David...

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New Year’s Checklist

To kick off 2016, Robby Bridges has crafted a New Year’s Checklist. Bridges gives both programmers and air talent a list of things to think about and ways to stay focused in the months ahead. By: Robby Bridges If I might, I’d like to thank Kal Rudman and the great team at FMQB for inviting me back for my twelfth year as a contributing columnist. It’s been very rewarding to share ideas and opinions both in the pages of the magazine, online and with readers who’ve reached out to me via email. For programmers, here are a few ideas...

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Willobee, OM/PD, KRZQ, Reno

If you were to characterize Willobee’s career path in short, multi-dimensional would play a big role in your description. Although radio’s been a predominate force throughout the years, his penchant for taking calculated risks and attempting fresh challenges in different lanes of the business is what makes his story so unique. The collective sum of these varied experiences allows for him to advantageously operate in his current role with a broad understanding and vision of all relevant factors that could affect his radio cluster in positive ways. By: Mase Brazelle Willobee began his love affair with music as a...

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Question Of The Week: Jan 27, 2006

What was the most overlooked record (or artist) for your format in 2005? Brody/WDCG: Switchfoot “This Is Your Life.”Maxwell/KSMB: Gorillaz  “Feel Good Inc.”Erik Bradley/B96: Bobby Valentino. He has a ton of talent and I wish he had connected with the audience better. Hopefully on his next project  he’ll get his props!Bruce St. James/KKFR:Amerie. Fisher/WHZT: John Legend. Chris Marino/WLDI: Keith Urban “You’ll Think Of Me.”  Big research record for me. Kasper/WAKS: Xscape  “What’s Up.” Dylan Sprague /WWWQ: Click Five “Just the Girl.”Sue O’Neil/WKSE:John Legend. Brotha Fred/KHFI: Natasha Bedingfield. But 2006 is looking better for her. JT Bosch/WLAN: Switchfoot “Stars.” Alan...

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