PPM Analysis: Mainstream Rock.RadioInfo managing editor Mike Kinosian presents the second of three analyses of the performances of rock-formatted stations based on data from Nielsen Audio's June 2016 PPM survey. Yesterday, we published a report on alternative rock. Today's installment focuses on mainstream or active rock. In the PPM markets, there are eight stations that rank in the top five (6+) in their respective markets, led by Emmis' KSHE, St. Louis – the only rock outlet to rank #1 in June. In this report, see a chart detailing stations' AQH shares over the past six surveys, and one comparing the performances of rock and alternative stations in their markets. Check it out here.
CBS RADIO Names Danie B PM Drive Host at '101.9 AMP Radio' in Orlando. Most recently with Albany Broadcasting's hip hop WAJZ "JAMZ 96.3 FM" hosting morning drive, Danie B moves south to Orlando to join CBS RADIO's CHR WQMP "101.9 AMP Radio" as host of the 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm show. Program director Dennis Martinez says, "Danie B has an infectious energy and personality. I was drawn to Danie's ability to create and execute an entertaining program. She is a welcome addition to the 'AMP' family." She's also served with 6 Johnson Road Licenses' CHR WZRT, Rutland, Vermont "Z97.1" and was a weekend personality with WODS, Boston "103.3 AMP Radio."
Cool Job Opportunity.Cumulus Media's Indianapolis station group is seeking a program director and air talent for classic hip hop and R&B WRWM "93-9 The BEAT." The company says, "We are looking for candidates that have had success in cultivating a station brand in a competitive market landscape like Indy, which is recognized as the second largest city in the Midwest, not to mention home of the Colts and the Indianapolis 500. Recognized candidates will be winning PDs who understand how to speak to the classic hip hop and R&B audience; with the talent for coaching and motivating an air staff/team; being on the air; building the brand awareness throughout the listening area and working well with our other local cluster departments here in Indy." Submit resume, ratings history, references, photos, programming philosophy and audio mp3 should to: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject "PD/On-Air 93.9 The Beat/Indianapolis. No phone calls. EOE.