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by markwilliams
Tue Mar 12, 2013 2:49 pm
Forum: Net Talk
Topic: Bring Back Radio
Replies: 3
Views: 1786

Bring Back Radio

A Facebook conversation about Sacramento radio history leads me to this rumination: Every town had a KRAK and a Big Jim (Hall). We all grew up with those old AM CHR girants.... KRAK here, KMJ in Fresno, WPRO, Providence; WKBW, Buffalo; WPTR, Albany; WABC & w N! bc, New York; WRKO, Boston; KHJ & K-EA...
by markwilliams
Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:35 am
Forum: News/Talk/Sports
Topic: Indianapolis's WIBC adds Conservaloon Dana Loesch
Replies: 6
Views: 12306

Re: Indianapolis's WIBC adds Conservaloon Dana Loesch

She's a rock star. I'm not a big fan of "not-local" (especially in a key day part on a station that touts itself as "live, local") but given the need to balance local with realistic revenue potential, format constancy - and the fact that they only take an hour of the show (3-4) and then go local aga...
by markwilliams
Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:33 am
Forum: News/Talk/Sports
Topic: Beck dumped again
Replies: 1
Views: 2145

Re: Beck dumped again

We get your political bias loud and clear. We also get that you are apparently not a broadcaster. Buckley has a history of selling based on making "hokey" work. As the "Talk of Connecticut" they are building a small network of stations that treats the entire state as a single small town and they ser...
by markwilliams
Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:20 am
Forum: News/Talk/Sports
Topic: Talk Radio: Theater of the Mind
Replies: 3
Views: 6539

Talk Radio: Theater of the Mind

It really is all about theater of the mind, using the news and quirks of life to craft an entertaining experience that holds the listener’s attention and keeps them coming back. Material is all around us and a successful radio entertainer is one who can spot the nuggets of gold, refine them, and spi...