Category: eQB Weekly

Question Of The Week: March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018 In honor of March being “Women’s History Month,” which women in the radio and music industries (including artists) have inspired you the most, and why? Nicki Farag, Def Jam Recordings: There should be more women role models. The more women in leadership roles, the more this will help the status and opportunities of all women. These women have (as Sheryl Sandberg would say) leaned into their roles, speak confidentially, take risks and own their accomplishments. I admire them so much. Sharon Dastur is open-minded, strategic and she never judges a book by its cover. Brenda Romano...

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Question Of The Week: March 9, 2018

March 9, 2018 Is there any big event in the entertainment, sports and related fields, that you have yet to attend but desire to do so, and why? Rick Vaughn, Power 94.9: NASCAR at Darlington. It’s one of the few tracks I haven’t been to yet, and from what I hear is pretty high on the redneck scale. Kobi, WNRW/WLGX: Final Four, Super Bowl and a World Series. Hopefully the Chicago Cubs can get back to another one. Bob Patrick, WXLK: Super Bowl LII. Sadly, I don’t know how to reach Dr. Emmitt Brown and I have no DeLorean...

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Question Of The Week: March 2, 2018

March 2, 2018 If you could go back to the beginning of your career and give your younger self a piece of advice, given the experience you now have, what would it be? Rich Davis, KDWB: Sometimes you have to make a move along the course of your career that you might think is questionable, but it’s a path to get to where you really want to go. You should never regret anything, because every experience is something that will make you the programmer you want to become. You can’t second guess that stuff, you have to trust your...

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Question Of The Week: February 23, 2018

February 23, 2018 What new music or artists have you heard recently have you excited for 2018?   Erik Bradley, B96: Bazzi. Love him and think he’s going to be a superstar.   Java Joel, WAKS: Bazzi “Mine” and Marshmello & Anne-Marie track, “FRIENDS” will be BIG! Jonathan Shuford, WRVW: This might be the year that Dua Lipa and Charlie Puth become core artists. Dua is on a great roll and Charlie’s coming off of two Top 5’s with another monster, plus a collaboration with G-Eazy that’s fantastic. Mike “OD” O’Donnell, WKRZ: I think Camila Cabello is a great...

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eQB: February 16, 2018

This week’s Cover Story highlights the radio exploits of Kobe, PD of WWHT/HOT 107.9 Syracuse. His programming background is impressive and the experience he’s accumulated along the way has enabled him to bring his game to the next level. Always thinking ahead, constantly up for that next challenge, and sporting an admirable work ethic, here’s one programmer who in perpetual motion and consistently on the attack. In Programming to win, Jacobs Media’s Seth Resler talks radio stations digital strategies. Everyone wants to talk about social media or podcasting. Search engine optimization or SEO usually gets little – if any – attention. Question of the Week asks: Who is your favorite all-time radio personality and what qualities do you admire most about him/her? Plus, our photo flashback on the FMQB History page.

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