Thursday, September 16, 2021

Industry News

KJRB Disc Jockeys Reunion (Video)

Our Puget Sound Radio friend Brian Jennings was not only there back in the good old daze of KJRB, but shares photos and video inside

Our Donovan visits the BCAB convention last Friday Night in Whistler

The Radio bug in his blood got the better of him last week once he read the notice here on Puget Sound Radio of the BCAB Convention being held last week in Whistler. Donovan meets the gang, and then some...

TUESDAY in Broadcast History .. June 3rd

June 3rd gave us journalists Gordon Sinclair and Anderson Cooper, actresses Ellen Corby and Colleen Dewhurst, and broadcast outlets KVOS-TV and Vancouver's Virgin Radio. The Jack Webb classic "Dragnet" premiered on the radio, the Rolling Stones made their North American TV debut, and Michael Jackson encountered health problems. Breathing their last on this date was Sid Caesar's first TV series, actors James Arness and David Carradine, Rue McLanahan of "The Golden Girls, and bandleader Ozzie Nelson, who gained most of his fame in "The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet." These and many more entertainment milestones are detailed INSIDE.

The 3 M’s … of Winning a Radio Battle

After all these years, it still applies........ - Mornings - Music - Marketing You need to win one of the three to have a hope. Two ticks and you’re likely to be a pretty good station. Win all three and you are a market leader.

Casey Kasem Hospitalized Amidst More Wife/Daughter Drama

Jean Kasem threw a pound of raw hamburger at Casey's daughter Kerri as she attempted to have paramedics remove him from the Seattle-area home he has recently been housed in.

MONDAY in Broadcast History .. June 2nd

Dana Carvey, Wayne Brady, Stacy Keach, Johnny Weismuller and Kevin Newman arrived on this date. Canada's first TV station signed on, the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II was televised around the world, and Barbara Walters interviewed Katharine Hepburn. Taking their final bow on June 2nd were actor/TV hosts Richard Dawson and Ray Combs, bandleader Sammy Kaye, and pioneer TV comedienne Imogene Coca. These and scores of other anniversaries INSIDE. Click on the headline,

CKRD Radio Aircheck 3

here's the first gig our Airchecker host Mark Summers presents, and he's on it!

Brady Bunch Housekeeper Ann B. Davis Dead at 88

The actress was best known as the ever-chipper live-in housekeeper Alice Nelson on the highly rated ABC series. Davis also played a young secretary infatuated with her boss on The Bob Cummings Show in the late 1950's.

Tamara Taggart wins 2014 Broadcaster of the Year

B.C.A.B chooses Tamara as Broadcaster of the Year!

Fong-Torres: Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame Nominees

Among those nominated is "Buddy Clyde" Hatton, who was a deejay with CKWX Vancouver (1958-60) and simultaneously, the host of CHAN-TV's "Dance Party."