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- Seattle Radio PPMs (Feb.) Analyzed by The Research Director Inc.
- The Pretty Things have today's almost forgotten track
- THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. March 22nd
- Country KNUC Seattle Taps Michael Kraig Mason for Nights
- Seattle 6+ Radio PPMs (Feb): Movin' 92.5 Returns to #1
- Bob Dylan has today's almost forgotten track
- WEDNESDAY in Broadcast History .. March 21st
- Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle Unveils New Lineup
- Gregr, morning host at 107.7 The End joins Matt Cundill on the 'Sound Off' Podcast
- Take that judgement out of here! By Paul Kaye
- The Blue Shadows have today's almost forgotten track
- TUESDAY in Broadcast History .. March 20th
- Former CKWX/CKNW Open Liner/Politician Barrie Clark Has Died
- The Electric Flag have today's almost forgotten track
- MONDAY in Broadcast History .. March 19th
- Veteran Canadian Stand-Up Comic Mike MacDonald Dies at 63
- East Coast Teen Starts his Own Radio Station
- CKNW Adds Global News Morning Simulcast at 5 am
- Raina Douris joins Matt Cundill on the 'Sound Off' Podcast
- SUNDAY in Broadcast History .. March 18th
- The Ventures' Lead Guitarist Nokie Edwards, Dead at 82
- ST. PATRICK's DAY in Broadcast History .. Sat. March 17th
- Journalists say Arrest of Radio Canada Reporter is Unacceptable
- Heather Backman to Co-Host The Q 100.3 (Victoria) Afternoons w/Ryan Awram
- Shep Smith Re-Ups at Fox News: Gets 'TIME' Mag Spotlight Interview
KISW posted a narrow lead over KQMV atop the 25-54 chart, otherwise Movin’ 92.5 (KQMV) led in all demo breakouts.
The Pretty Things were, to use a terrible phrase, a second level band…I hasten to point out that I do not mean to denigrate them by categorising them thus…musically, they were an A-level band through all their configurations, but in terms of international success, sadly, they didn’t reach the level of many of their peers, and many of those weren’t even marginally as good…
IT WAS MARCH 22nd when NBC Radio’s “Voice of Firestone”, a 30-minute showcase of semi-classical music, became the first commercial radio program to be carried simultaneously on both AM and FM stations…
When Vancouver’s CFMI 101.1 FM signed on with an automated rock/country hybrid format …
When Barry Manilow made his first television appearance, performing “Mandy” and “It’s A Miracle” on ABC’s “American Bandstand”…
When Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash & Roger Miller guested on an ABC John Denver TV special …
and when two disparate music acts Bob Dylan and Liberace played NBC-TV’s Late Night with David Letterman.
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Mason hosted afternoon drive at then-CLEAR CHANNEL Active Rock KFNK (FUNKY MONKEY 104.9)/SEATTLE for five years.
KUOW drops to #2; KIRO-FM, KISW and KRWM round out the top 5.
The team of Chuck Powell and Bucky Jacobsen has been assigned the 6 – 10 am morning show, designed to return KJR sports radio to its former glories.
Gregr is the morning show host at 107.7 The End in Seattle. Last summer at the Podcast Movement, Gregr shared the stage at Jacob’s Media’s Broadcaster meet Podcaster series. At dinner he had the deer in the headlights look.
I’m often asked what the greatest mistake I see during concept sessions is. The answer is judgment. Judgement has no place in coaching. I find it interesting how some managers wear their job title like it’s a badge – a badge that allows them to make assumptions and judgments about those they manage. These managers don’t think twice about judging the work, intent, effort and/or performance of others
Clark, who was also a Liberal MLA long before that conveyed any kind of power in the BC legislature, passed away Friday at age 86.
This in addition to already simulcasting the evening 6 p.m. Global TV News Hour.
The Ventures used the reverb-soaked 1960 recording of ‘Walk Don’t Run’ as a launch pad to become the most successful instrumental group in rock history.
Antoine Trépanier was arrested this week after a harassment complaint from an investigation suspect.
Educating your Salespeople and giving your Sales Managers the best tools to drive revenue not only increases top-line growth, it’s a key component in retaining your best people. The investment you make in your people increases their confidence, job satisfaction and shows your clients that you are making a commitment toward customer service
We’re launching our new radio station in Calgary and are looking for a dynamic
broadcaster with a great work ethic to join the CJWE Radio Family as a morning host
The Board of Directors of iHEARTCOMMUNICATIONS noted it elected not to make the payments, “as active discussions continue among its lenders, noteholders, and financial sponsors regarding a comprehensive debt restructuring.”
Katie Summers from Calgary radio show AMP Mornings with Katie and Ed at 90.3 AMP shared an experience she said happened about seven years ago when Jacob Hoggard was a guest at the station.
Although NBC suffered a substantial loss in viewership south of the border, the CBC says its English-language prime-time coverage of the Pyeongchang Games with partners TSN and Sportsnet drew an average of more than three million viewers per minute, up from 2.4 million in 2014.
Chantal Desjardins is a television and radio personality, stand-up comedian, voiceover actor and event host. Those are actually the words used in her bio and it’s all accurate
“This person who has accused me of horrible things offered, on multiple occasions, to withdraw her claims if I paid her millions of dollars. I refused,” the TV personality stated.
You know how frustrating it is when you’re driving and there’s someone sitting in the back seat, wincing and groaning as you manoeuvre through traffic. They’re barking orders about which way to go, and when to move over into other lanes
The caption on this clip pretty much sums it up…”one of the most weird and forgotten singles of the mid 60s”…
From Beach Radio Program Director, Russell James: “It’s no secret that Beach Radio is quickly becoming Kelowna’s new favorite radio station, so it’s only right we give you a morning show as great as the station. We are set to deliver a fun, local, upbeat, energetic morning show with all the right ingredients!
The 24 year old Ottawa woman says she decided to share her story with CBC after drawing courage from the dozens of mainly anonymous women who have spoken out on social media about alleged negative experiences with the B.C. band.
It is addressed to Randy Lennox of Bell Media, Doug Murphy of Corus Entertainment and Hubert T. Lacroix of CBC Radio Canada, asking the companies to remove a ban on the band’s music following recent sexual misconduct allegations.
Business Opportunity to get in on the ground floor on a new radio station in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan.
New radio station in Maple Creek is looking working partners/investor to help with further growth and development.
A great book for KISW 99.9 which replaces Movin’ 92.5 as the leader in all demo breakouts.
The Crystals, along with The Ronettes, were among the definitive girl groups of the 1960s and helped construct Phil Spector‘s Wall of Sound.
Jean-Marie Heimrath became interested in podcast sometime in November 2016. He has always been fascinated by the business side of the entertainment industry he has worked in
KISW 99.9 continues its year-long climb, landing in a tie for 3rd with Warm 106.9, just behind Movin’ 92.5 in 2nd.
Graham counselled presidents and preached to millions across the world from his native North Carolina to communist North Korea during his 70 years in the pulpit.
Drex talks with Doug Williams the anti polygraph guy. Included in the interview is about the polygraph recently given to Patrick Brown.
Change in the workplace is something that all of us encounter on a regular basis. Our sales training partners in Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver and Victoria are always looking for ways to best deal with it.
People like Daryl McIntyre, Chris Scheetz, Josh Classen, Su-Ling Goh, Meg Morrison, Bryan Mudryk and Natasha Staniszewski from TSN, Jason Gregor, and Cam Moon (play-by-play for the Red Deer Rebels) are all grads of the course
The streaming service will not require a cable television log-in to access, and the content will not overlap with the network’s linear programming. The cost will be announced later.
Bro Jake’s success over the years in morning radio is truly spectacular or as he would say, “WICKED!”.
I first met him at CITI-FM Winnipeg when he was the Morning guy. I was contemplating the afternoon drive shift after Terry Dimonte left. Steve Young had flown me in to take a look around and both he and Jake picked me up at the airport
Phillips has deep roots in broadcast management in both Vancouver and Victoria, and has been VP for Corus Radio West since April 2016.
Seattle radio veteran Jack Allan talks about the good ole’ daze of radio. Jack was host of the popular Love Line , a match making program on KVI.
Former Jack FM morning host Kiah Tucker will take over the KiSS Radio 104.9 PM drive show on Monday February 26th.
Art Vuolo was radio’s best friend long before Scott Shannon knighted him with that legendary slogan. Throughout the decades, Art has been a mainstay at conventions and in the hallways of radio stations with the latest video technology ready to capture incredible radio moments
Jeffrey Tambor will not be returning to Amazon Studios’ Transparent in the wake of sexual harassment claims and a subsequent internal investigation by the retail and streaming giant.
The New K97-5 features all of the great music you heard on the original K97! From ABBA to ZZ Top, the New K97-5 is all about the 70s, 80s, and 90s. You’ll hear an incredible variety of great songs spanning more than 30 years… Fleetwood Mac, Michael Jackson, Journey, John Mellencamp, Pink Floyd, Duran Duran, The Eagles, Billy Idol, and many others. If you grew up in the 70s, 80s, or 90s, you’ll love the music on the New K97-5
Edmonton-based Hot 107 is one of at least 40 radio stations which have temporarily stopped airing Hedley’s music.
Unifor says camera operators, reporters, anchors, control room staff, make-up artists and other production crew received layoff notices in newsrooms across Canada, with Vancouver taking the biggest hit with 21 job cuts
After 25 years at CJAY 92, Gerry Forbes is hanging it up…
Defining a successful career….Forbes style
About one-quarter of Shaw’s workforce have accepted buyouts and will be departing as part of a previously announced multi-year transformation of its business.
Time once again for CMW’s Steve Young Broadcaster of the Year Award. If you could please publicize the following we would appreciate it
The people who head Ben Shapiro’s conservative news site are in talks to buy Glenn Beck’s troubled media empire TheBlaze.
I first knew Dave Walpole (yep that’s his real last name) when he was growing up in Ottawa. He was an avid listener when I was doing evenings at CFGO. He would call in for requests, to win and do bits. During his first time in the studio he said, “where is everybody?”
A news story published here earlier today had the Sampson family now holding a majority of shares in CHEK, Not so, we’re told.
Sharon Taylor’s radio career has criss-crossed the country from Moose Jaw, Winnipeg, London, Ottawa and Toronto. Her love and passion for radio programming has made her one of my calls I make when I need an opinion
All of our sales training clients in Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, and Toronto constantly wrestle with the difference between being a pushy or persistent Salesperson. While we know the key to success is to be persistent, when does that self-discipline get misinterpreted from the buyer’s perspective as being over-the-top?
Long-time Saskatchewan journalist and MBC legislative correspondent Manfred Joehnck has passed away suddenly in the Battlefords
We are in business to win. Winning is the only desirable outcome. The secret to winning, and to the continuation of winning, is to build the best team. It is essential to form a cohesive group of individuals all working to achieve the same goal
In the MOFFAT Communication days which we all loved, all the markets generally did extremely well, including Calgary
His short-lived government from September 1972 to December 1975 carried out reforms at a blistering pace including the creation of the Agricultural Land Reserve, the public auto insurance corporation ICBC, a provincial ambulance system and Pharmacare.
Nominations are being accepted for the Gold Medal Award recognizing Community Service, Leader of Tomorrow (under 30 years of age) and the most prestigious award, induction into the WAB Broadcast Hall of Fame
Word out of West Edmonton Mall this morning is long time broadcaster Rob Christie has called it quits
Registration is now open for the BC Association of Broadcasters’ 71st Annual Conference, to be held May 15-17, 2018, at the beautiful Manteo Waterfront Hotel & Villas, in Kelowna, B.C
We are very excited to announce a new look to the programming team in Alberta
“It’s stories, it’s opinion, it’s culture, it’s irreverent and it’s Canadian,” said Troy Reeb, Senior Vice-President, Global News and Corus Radio. “The Shift with Drex will tap into the common humour, pride and honesty that pulls our country together.”
On Jan. 27, the Ridge Meadows Minor Hockey Association will celebrate its 50th anniversary. As part of the event, the section of 105th Avenue that leads to Planet Ice and the Albion Fairgrounds will be rechristened Jim Robson Way.
A look at weekday coverage between 4 a.m. and midnight on all three channels revealed that CNN has just three women serving in solo anchoring roles: Kate Bolduan, Brooke Baldwin and Erin Burnett.
I first met David in the late 80’s. He grew up in Peterborough and came to the West Coast from a stint on-air in London, Ontario. I was the CFOX Program Director and David was the midday jock at sister station at CKLG-AM. When Brad Phillips left to go head up the new FM station Z 95.3, I also became the PD of LG73
Cerna began work in 1975 as a news reporter and anchor at KOMO Radio, and then moved to KOMO-TV and KING-TV before going to KCTS.
The option of being anonymous when advertising with Puget Sound Radio’s Blindbox…
As of Sunday night Dec. 17th the show was replaced with classic OTR radio programs from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s.
to suggest that Bob Dylan has been somewhat prolific in his career is extremely deficient in accuracy…to date he has recorded about forty albums of original music, plus dozens of “bootlegs”, official and otherwise, have been released. Now if we were to average the number of songs available to us all through recordings, it would come to about 500 songs that were released as part of his albums and an equal number of out takes of those songs and others never released at the time of recording…
IT WAS MARCH 21st .. when Portland radio station KGW began broadcasting….
When Shirley Booth (pictured) made her TV acting debut in “The Hostess with the Mostest” on Playhouse 90 on CBS….
When CBS-TV’s Ed Sullivan Show starred Gary Lewis & the Playboys singing “This Diamond Ring”….
and when on the CBS-TV prime time soap “Dallas,” JR was shot.
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