July 31, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - Jul 31, 2015
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We had a really fun Street School the other day and as always we handed out names to the 'teamers. "Kat" got hers because she looks like Kat Denning. "Po Po" got hers because the competition has called the cops on her THREE times. She's a keeper.
Ticket Bandit is great. Think of Fugitive(tm) but crammed into four or five days and based on the theft of front row tickets or backstage stages from the morning guy's desk. They did it for Taylor Swift tix in Cincy at Q-102. In Indy at NOU it was for Gaga. And it's coming back and is so simple and appt. time driven.
July 30, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - Jul 30, 2015
(Markets) Cheapest Morning Show Kristy & El Gato did this at Z-90 in San Diego after Jeff 'N Jer signed a contract for bazillions. The Z show got on the air and plead poverty and for a couple of weeks, every morning they'd lob out a product or service, like "Cheapest ...
July 29, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - Jul 29, 2015
Moved I've moved stations in Minneapolis and San Francisco and it's a serious pain. Leighton in Grand Forks relocated from their hovel in Thompson a short distance across the parking lot to a brand new spanking building that still has that new car smell. It's arguably ...
July 28, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - Jul 28, 2015
"You Make Me Want To Smoke!" I've always wanted to do Nicotine Idol. Ten heavy smokers in a conference room. Webcammed. No cigarettes. Watch them go slowly insane. Things We Do Not Do One of the mantras I've always tried to drill in is that we should have some fairly ...
July 27, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - Jul 27, 2015
Having A Heatwave These are generally not surprises like earthquakes or tornados or attacks of killer bees. So it was nice to see Z-100 in Portland start prepping four days ago for the historic heat that will descend on them like an attack of killer bees this weekend. I ...
July 24, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - Jul 24, 2015
Fake Tweets If you haven't read the Jo Jo Wright piece below, do. Best night guy I ever worked with and is still kicking butt in a tiny market out west. One of the night guys channeled his inner Jo Jo and sent himself a fake tweet from a listener who may have ...
July 23, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - Jul 23, 2015
"Things You Just Really Don't Want To Know", for $500 Alex Why JJ from Flow in Toronto has a Spiderman costume: Last week JJ rappelled 30 storeys from Toronto City Hall for "Make-A-Wish" Canada. We promised our listeners that if we surpassed our goal of $1500 he'd do ...
July 22, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - Jul 22, 2015
Undorsements We make fun of how stupid our listeners are. But they're savvy enough to know that when a DJ says, "My friends at Bob Carter Ford..." he/she is being paid to say that. And when Rihanna or Brad Paisley say, "K-Paige is the ONLY station I listen to when I'm in ...
July 21, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - Jul 21, 2015
Cashblast This is one of the Nuke Weapons of on-air contesting. It's been done with cash in Miami, gas in Denver, tickets in Minneapolis and San Antonio, and again with cash at the always-cool Radiowave 96.7 in Windhoek. At an appt. time they opened the phones for 20 ...
July 20, 2015CPR Promotional Check-Up - Jul 20, 2015
A Summer Umbrella Deserves A Summer Song Z-102.9 in Cedar Rapids has a great Sumbrella (TM pending) with "Best Summer Ever". Now, their station band has donea tune for it. http://youtu.be/21UMgpxg7ZY Jerry Miller, Insultant To The Stars Jerry Miller is my alter ego. ...