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by justadj
Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:05 pm
Forum: Urban/UAC
Topic: #######
Replies: 4
Views: 13036

Re: ###HELP !!!### - NEED HELP WITH AIR-CHECK,

Keep it very tight....and 3 minutes max...Start strong...wham bam thank you mam! If you don't catch the PD's ear right away...you're history. No music or spots between breaks..the PD wants to hear You...give it some emotion too...hot to chill...pacing is very important. Process the air check if you ...
by justadj
Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:23 pm
Forum: Net Talk
Topic: What automation system do you prefer?
Replies: 30
Views: 21059

Re: What automation system do you prefer?

Well I believe the writer is asking about music scheduling automation. Every station uses one system or another. 8-)
by justadj
Mon Mar 31, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: Net Talk
Topic: UNPAID GIGS
Replies: 27
Views: 10695

Re: UNPAID GIGS

You make a good point...one jock in town lost his gig on the radio and now he's waiting tables. He called me and said he will work a shift for nothing just to keep his name in the game. Is he happy? No way!
by justadj
Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: Net Talk
Topic: UNPAID GIGS
Replies: 27
Views: 10695

Re: UNPAID GIGS

As a PD OD and morning guy. I just don't know any other way in the door at the radio station other than unpaid intern for someone trying to break into the industry. I really never met anyone in this industry that "got into radio" for a paycheck. Most of us were real happy just to be "on the air". I ...
by justadj
Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:16 am
Forum: Net Talk
Topic: UNPAID GIGS
Replies: 27
Views: 10695

Re: UNPAID GIGS

Call it what you want but it worked out real well for me. I made a choice. At that age, I would rather work at something I had a passion for at no pay than pump gas or bag groceries for a couple of bucks an hour. Used? Not really. It was my idea...I really wanted the gig. To each his own. Celebratin...
by justadj
Mon Mar 24, 2014 3:25 pm
Forum: Net Talk
Topic: UNPAID GIGS
Replies: 27
Views: 10695

Re: UNPAID GIGS

My first gig in radio (1973) was unpaid. I worked 8 hours a day writing and reading 6 complete 5 minute News casts with actualities that aired on the hour. Also, produced 4 hours of Public Service shows that ran every Sunday. My radio career spans 41 years now and never once out of a (paid) gig. (20...
by justadj
Wed Feb 16, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: Classic Hits
Topic: any help is good
Replies: 2
Views: 6357

any help is good

New radio guy here but my boss wants a classic hits format.(oldies) Anyone can help me with how many catagories I should have in my music scheduler 60s 70s 80s...I'm not very familiar with these years..any help is great thanks
by justadj
Tue Feb 15, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: Promotion & Marketing Braintrust
Topic: classic hits catagories
Replies: 0
Views: 1483

classic hits catagories

I'm really new at this and curious about how many differant catagories of 60's 70's and 80's I should have in my music scheduler..Any help would be great. Small market guy.