Infinity Broadcasting

  1. John Sykes Named President of Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises

    January 17, 2012 2:41 PM EST NEW YORK - Radio giant Clear Channel has named music and entertainment industry veteran John Sykes, a former president of VH-1, to the newly created role of president, Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises, in which he will help build new busine ...

  2. Business Matters: Twittering Bankers; Market to iPad 2: Meh

    March 03, 2011 7:06 PM EST Tweeting Bankers: Is JP Morgan Chase Investing in Twitter? -- Is JPMorgan Chase trying to invest in Twitter at an astounding $4.5 billion? Sort of. New York Magazine has a good explanation of the whole affair. JP Morgan is not going to make a dire ...

  3. CBS To Flip Format Of Influential Rock Station WBCN

    July 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT When iconic radio station WBCN (104.1 FM) flips formats Aug. 13 it will mark the first time since Lyndon Johnson's presidency that the station will be missing from the Boston rock radio landscape. For more than 40 years WBCN helped define loc ...

  4. IMF Names TV Vet To Exec Role

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Previously held senior positions at MTV, TechTV. Greg Drebin has been named executive VP of programming and production of International Music Feed, the 24 hour all-music television network funded by Universal Music Group. He reports to Andy Schuon ...

  5. Keynotes Set For Digital Ent & Media Expo

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Event being held November 30-December 1 in L.A. The 2005 Digital Entertainment & Media Expo, organized by VNU Expositions and being held at the Hyatt Regency Century City Plaza in L.A., will feature keynote speakers Christie Hefner (chairman/C ...

  6. FCC Chairman Calls For Federal Payola Investigation

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Under pressure to act upon payola allegations uncovered in the wake of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's settlement with New York state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, Federal Communications Commission c NEW YORK -- Under pressure to act upon pa ...

  7. FCC Chairman Calls For Federal Payola Investigation

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Evidence of violations will bring 'swift action.' Under pressure to act upon payola allegations uncovered in the wake of Sony BMG Music Entertainment’s settlement with New York state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, Federal Communications ...

  8. FCC Chairman Calls For Federal Payola Investigation

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Evidence of violations will bring 'swift action.' Under pressure to act upon payola allegations uncovered in the wake of Sony BMG Music Entertainment’s settlement with New York state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, Federal Communications ...

  9. Infinity Picks VP For Jack Format

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dallas programmer gets national role. Infinity continues to step up its commitment to the Jack format. On June 3, it flipped longtime oldies signals WCBS New York and WJMK Chicago. Today it named Kurt Johnson VP of programming for its Jack station ...

  10. XM Names Infinity Vet To Music Programming Role

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a programming coup, XM Satellite Radio in Washington, D.C., has hired Jon Zellner, Infinity Broadcasting VP of adult top 40, in the newly created position of senior VP of music programming. In a programming coup, XM Satellite Radio in Washingto ...

  11. Radio Fights Back

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Taking the mounting competitive threat from satellite radio and other alternative media seriously, radio broadcasters went on the offensive yesterday (Jan. 10), launching a nationwide advertising camp Taking the mounting competitive threat from sa ...

  12. RCA Label Group Cuts Off Indie Promoters

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST In yet another blow for the independent promotion business, Nashville-based RCA Label Group has severed its ties with indies. RLG comprises the RCA, BNA and Arista Nashville labels. Its roster include In yet another blow for the independent promot ...

  13. UMG To Launch Music Channel With EchoStar

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group and satellite TV provider EchoStar Communications Corp. are in talks to launch a new 24-hour music channel, sources tell Billboard.biz. Universal Music Group and satellite TV provider EchoStar Communications Corp. are in talk ...

  14. Howard Stern Signs With Sirius

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius has hooked the big one. In a bombshell announcement, the satellite radio broadcaster has inked syndicated "shock jock" Howard Stern to a five-year, multi-million-dollar deal beginning January 1 Sirius has hooked the big one. In a ...

  15. Howard Stern Signs With Sirius

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius has hooked the big one. In a bombshell announcement, the satellite radio broadcaster has inked syndicated "shock jock" Howard Stern to a five-year, multi-million-dollar deal beginning January 1 Sirius has hooked the big one. In a ...

  16. Viacom Ups CBS' Taub To Exec VP Operations

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Viacom said yesterday (Aug. 24) that it has promoted Bruce Taub to the newly created post of executive VP of operations, as the entertainment conglomerate reshuffles managers under recently named co-p Viacom said yesterday (Aug. 24) that it has pr ...

  17. Viacom Chairman Dolgen Steps Down

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Resignation follows that of prez/COO Karmazin. Jonathan Dolgen resigned as chairman of the Viacom Entertainment Group today (June 2) according to The Hollywood Reporter. The announcement comes just one day after the resignation of Viacom's pr ...

  18. Infinity Names Senior VP/Regional Manager

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Infinity Broadcasting has named Les Hollander as senior VP/regional manager, with responsibility for operations in Chicago; Minneapolis; St. Louis; Kansas City, Mo.; West Palm Beach, Fla.; and Hartfor Infinity Broadcasting has named Les Hollander ...

  19. House Passes Bill To Raise 'Indecency' Fines

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST The House of Representatives today overwhlemingly passed landmark legislation that raises fines for obscene, indecent and profane language on broadcast radio and television. The vote was 391 to 22. The House of Representatives today overwhlemingly ...

  20. Andy Schuon Exits Infinity Broadcasting

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Andy Schuon has stepped down as president of programming at Infinity Broadcasting. He is being replaced by Steve Rivers, who was senior VP of programming. Andy Schuon has stepped down as president of programming at Infinity Broadcasting. He is bei ...