25 Most Recent Posts on PSR
- Elite TV news anchors are gone: hypnotic effect crumbling, by Jon Rappoport
- Seattle's KHTP (Hot 103.7) names Eric Powers PD: Adds Sir Mix-a-Lot as Morning Host
- Undercover Video: CNN Producer Says #TrumpRussia Hoax Is 'Mostly Bull****'
- Radio's Weekly Audience is Large .. and Growing
- Why Positivity, by Paul Kaye
- Boz Scaggs has today's almost forgotten track
- TUESDAY in Broadcast History .. June 27th
- Jerry Howarth, Voice of the Blue Jays, Returns After Health Scare
- Three CNN Journalists Resign After Russia Story Snafu
- PROSALESGUY - Incentives for all Staff to Drive Sales
- BCAB Humanitarian Award Gastrointestinal Society
- Ty Jordan joins Winnipeg's Power 97
- Jeff Beck Group has today's almost forgotten track
- MONDAY in Broadcast History .. June 26th
- SUNDAY in Broadcast History .. June 25th
- The End of the Mansbridge Era
- Another successful radiothon by Marty Forbes
- SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. June 24th
- Host Quits After Being Told to Follow The Format
- Megyn Kelly: did NBC hire her to destroy FOX?
- Fred Jacobs joins Matt Cundill on the 'Sound Off' Podcast
- Legendary Local New York TV Reporter Gabe Pressman Dead at 92
- Producer Satiar Shah Leaves TSN 1040 for Host Gig at Sportsnet 650??
- The Bermudas have today's almost forgotten track
- FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. June 23rd
There are many reasons why viewers are deserting mainstream news. This article is about one reason that has been overlooked. One vital reason…
POWERS previously has been PD at crosstown stations KUBE and KBKS.
Jeff Zucker, President of CNN Worldwide, is directing his company’s furthering of the Russia-related narrative, added Bonifield
US radio has remained largely immune to the disruption wrought by the internet on other traditional media types: recent estimates suggest that radio listening time has remained steady over the past 5 years, while AM/FM listeners themselves say they’re tuning in more.
The best performers are positive. They have a fundamentally positive outlook on life. They laugh and smile more, they bitch and whine less and they are better at dealing with change
It may just be my imagination, but I believe that, with a couple of exceptions, the majority of Boz Scaggs’ incredible stream of hits in the 80s seems to have fallen through the cracks…
JUNE 27th is the birthdate of Captain Kangaroo and Khloe Kardashian, and also gave birth to an ABC-TV soap called “Loving.”
Red Robinson held his first rock concert at the Kerrisdale Arena starring Bill Haley, Elvis began taping his first TV special, and Billy J. Kramer guested on the Ed Sullivan Show.
Hugh Grant was arrested for ‘lewd behaviour’ with an L.A. prostitute, and John Lennon was finally granted his Green Card.
Gale Storm and Don Grady and Canadian teen idol Terry Black breathed their last, as did the TV shows Miami Vice, The Flip Wilson Show (pictured), and the NBC Matinee Theatre.
Details of these and dozens more milestones for June 27th INSIDE.
Three experienced journalists involved with the story — Thomas Frank, who wrote the piece; the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eric Lichtblau, who edited the piece; and Lex Haris, executive editor of CNN Investigatives — resigned from the network.
In Part One of our post, we shared many incentive-based techniques we’ve created for our sales training partners in Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver and Victoria. Let’s give you some specific examples to get everyone motivated to drive sales. If you missed it, here is Part One of Driving Sales with the Right Culture. Click the link to learn […]
British Columbians will soon be invited to get Good Advice about their gut at Badgut.org, thanks to a generous airtime donation by the province’s broadcasters. The British Columbia Association of Broadcasters (BCAB) announced its members have chosen the GI (Gastrointestinal) Society and its associated registered charity, the Canadian Society of Intestinal Research, as this year’s Humanitarian Award recipient.
He’s worked in various formats, Rock, Country and Top 40 and has made stops in Brooks, at country station Q105.7 and rock station Z99 in Red Deer, but he’s most passionate about rock!
The National host is in the midst of a long goodbye, set to give his final broadcast on Canada Day.
The Bear also welcomes newcomer Christopher Johnston (Aka Toby), who returns to Alberta from doing afternoons at Virgin Winnipeg. Born and raised in Red Deer, he is anxious to get back home
Bond is no stranger to controversy. According to Pennlive.com he was hired at WTPA about three years ago. He returned to PA in 2013, after a two-year prison sentence for a $4.3 million forged check scheme.
NBC execs are either dumb as rocks, or it’s part of a plan to send FOX down the drain
Jacobs Media went all-in on podcasting a few years ago and I met up with Fred Jacobs and Seth Resler at Podcast Movement 16 in Chicago
To generations of mayors, governors and ordinary New Yorkers, he was Gabe: the short, rumpled, pushy guy from Channel 4 who seemed always on the scene, elbowing his way to the front and jabbing his microphone in the face of a witness or a big shot.
Some in the know in the media think he’s getting a host spot. Some think he’s going for a similar type role he had at 1040.
Great interview with Don Shafer, founder and CEO of Roundhouse Radio…
John’s new radio talk show, Back on the Beat, will air on Saturdays at 11 a.m. on CKNW AM980.
HBO has been hauled into court over a June 18 broadcast of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, which covered President Donald Trump’s generous treatment of the coal industry.
When something deemed dangerous and worrisome fails to materialize, people begin to make fun of it. It’s a natural defense mechanism that helps them pretend they’ve beaten “the big bad.”
Sportscasters Brian Wilde, Randy Tieman (pictured) and Sean Coleman are being laid off as the CTV outlet in Montreal drops the local sports segments.
Success is a word that gets thrown around a lot. People talk about being successful. The desire to be successful is easy to proclaim.
Its True, Michael Kuss will be joining Paul Brown on June 26th, as the new morning team of JACK FM 96.9
He became a ‘mascot’ for the Mercury astronauts, wrote jokes for Steve Allen and Don Adams and penned one of the funniest ‘All in the Family’ episodes.
A message and update from one of our favourite Puget Sound Radio clients, voice over/actor, Ross Huguet
By Joseph Ax, Reuters June 17 2017 . Getty Images . Judge Steven O’Neill made the decision after six days in court. Bill Cosby’s trial on sexual assault charges ended without a verdict Saturday after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision in a case that helped destroy the 79-year-old comedian’s image as “America’s […]
Conservatives were the most opposed, with 64% against any federal involvement, followed by the Liberals with 55% opposed. Among the NDP, 51% support federal involvement, while 49% are against it
The CRTC has awarded radio licenses in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa and Toronto to three Indigenous communications companies. The Vancouver station will operate at 106.3 MHz.
HUBBARD Top 40/M KQMV (MOVIN) continues to dominate all demo breakouts.
In this endless cycle of breaking political headlines, television news is facing its biggest moment of opportunity since Fox News Channel and MSNBC came on the scene 21 years ago.
Tara-Jean Stevens formerly one half of the Morning Glory show on Jack has been announced as new Co host of City TV’s Breakfast Television. She starts at her new position Monday June 19
The Awards Gala was hosted by Gord Gillies and celebrated the best and brightest in Prairie broadcasting. Joining in the celebration was the talented Nuela Charles (pictured), an alternative/soul artist from Edmonton, Alberta.
Mark Ritson is the adjunct professor at Melbourne Business School and everyone’s favourite contrarian. He thinks the value of social media is grossly overstated
Newish morning show at Z, updates to The Peak and X92.9, Virgin leaving? Major shakeup at TSN radio with Sportsnet Radio coming?
Scott Fee moves from mo;rning news in Calgary to the # 1 Global News Hour at six pm…
Intrepid reporter George Garrett (pictured) reports from outside Empire Stadium. Garrett’s 43 years on the air are featured in the George Orr documentary Talk!
Tyler and Lynch will host the morning show on 102.7 THE PEAK followed by a brand new line up featuring Jason Manning in the midday, James Sutton and Casey-Jo in the afternoon drive and Clinton Herman bringing it home on the evening show
Dozens of Albertans received the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers on Monday, including Global Edmonton’s Gord Steinke, from the Governor General of Canada.
The Countdown is on…
2 Weeks Until WAB Conference
The Vancouver broadcaster was once a student well on her way to a career in law when her father encouraged her to volunteer at a local community TV station (then Rogers, now Shaw) as a way to overcome her fear of public speaking
Jack FM Vancouver has cleared the slate of on air personalities… They’re all gone…
Newfoundland Capital Corporation (the “Company”) (TSX: NCC.A NCC.B) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Newcap Inc., has received approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (“CRTC”) to sell CISL, its AM station in Vancouver, British Columbia
Z99 is in the lead, followed by Big Dog, with the Wolf in pursuit…
Real Country, Zed followed by Big 105…
Today’s Country in Lethbridge rules the roost
101.3 The River leaps into #1 spot (12+), while Radio One tumbles to 3rd.
CBC Radio One is #1, B100 comes in second, while 98.3 CIFM is third in the Spring 12+ book.
On May 18th I woke up to very sad news. At first I didn’t believe it, I read the headline and was in disbelief. I probably stared at it for 10 minutes, saying over and over this isn’t real, its another twitter death hoax. Then I read the article and knew it was real. The headline said “Chris Cornell dead at 52. Suicide is suspected.” I knew that just 12 hours before I read that article they were on stage in Detroit, at the fabulous Fox Theatre. Which is why the video I posted was Soundgarden playing my favorite song by them, My Wave, for the last time.
Coleen Christie will be starting at…
Venerable broadcaster, who’s called Toronto games for half of his life, has made lifestyle changes after cancer surgery and a bout of laryngitis.
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