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by jesusjenny
Sun Nov 26, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Is 101.3 next?
Replies: 15
Views: 2269

Re: Is 101.3 next?

Serious question -

how do you pull anybody away when you have a company that's that deep in debt and has no cash?
by jesusjenny
Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Is 101.3 next?
Replies: 15
Views: 2269

Re: Is 101.3 next?

With a signal is big and with as much heritage as 101.3 had/has, short of the early days when it was Aris, Alison, Big Richard, Ranger Bob and Bob and Tom (In the glory days) the station has been totally squandered by Iheart. If anyone local were ever to get their hands on it, it would do much, much...
by jesusjenny
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WGRD's sloppy automation during weekends (UPDATE: PD Johnnie Walker has apparently been fired.)
Replies: 19
Views: 3063

Re: WGRD's sloppy automation during weekends (UPDATE: PD Johnnie Walker has apparently been fired.)

Apply now to be part of the sinking ship known as corporate radio. No job security, no promotions, no raises, no recognition, no autonomy, no creativity, no flexibility and if you stray from the corporate playlist or don't make 15 mandatory blog posts a week full of bullshit - you're fired. What an ...
by jesusjenny
Tue Oct 10, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Russ Hines Out?
Replies: 6
Views: 1740

Re: Russ Hines Out?

Still some good people left in what's left of radio. I'd like to say that he was one of them, but I don't believe I can.
by jesusjenny
Thu Aug 31, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: 2016 Revenue estimates - GR Radio
Replies: 13
Views: 2601

Re: 2016 Revenue estimates - GR Radio

Short answer is, they can't with the debt load of the parent companies. Could you imagine if WBCT was still locally owned? They could have a full time air staff on all dayparts, all the promotions, marketing, sales staff and still be hauling in some serious coin. Instead it all gets blown on debt. i...
by jesusjenny
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: 2016 Revenue estimates - GR Radio
Replies: 13
Views: 2601

Re: 2016 Revenue estimates - GR Radio

There was a time, and others will be able to verify that WBCT billed nearly 10 Million consecutive years in a row. Anyone that says radio isn't slipping is in total denial.
by jesusjenny
Tue Aug 29, 2017 2:16 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WMKG finally sold:
Replies: 11
Views: 2822

Re: WMKG finally sold:

For those that were hoping this would be a real benefit to the Muskegon Community looks like they were sold a bill of goods. This whole thing has shades of a Roy Henderson.
by jesusjenny
Mon Aug 28, 2017 1:58 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WMKG finally sold:
Replies: 11
Views: 2822

Re: WMKG finally sold:

Rumor has been spreading that Mr. Kanzer has been doing (see above) and saying some things that are not good. Shame.
by jesusjenny
Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Curtis Gone At WLHT
Replies: 33
Views: 18952

Re: Curtis Gone At WLHT

Rumor has it that he was asked to leave, and it wasn't a good situation. Ratings/Budget were not the reason. My understanding is that there were some conflicts and a straw broke a camels back somewhere. Good luck to all in the future.
by jesusjenny
Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Curtis Gone At WLHT
Replies: 33
Views: 18952

Re: Curtis Gone At WLHT

On air people "No longer working at Townsquare" the last few years: Eric Zane Jerry Terrants Chuck Latour Matt Hendricks Kim Carson Mark Roberts Gerry Barnaby Joe Knight Craig Russell Curtis Groth Gene Parker Dahmer Jackie Green Jerry Noble Sabrina Fairchild Mike Nedwick Andy O' Riley I'm sure I mis...
by jesusjenny
Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Tommy Dylan
Replies: 14
Views: 4711

Re: Tommy Dylan

Good people. Horrible company. Good Choice Tommy. I bet we see these two back somewhere before long... JQ? WTRV? or maybe even in another market?
by jesusjenny
Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WGVU-AM Real Oldies back to NPR
Replies: 6
Views: 2056

Re: WGVU-AM Real Oldies back to NPR

Don't get me wrong - I want it to succeed and stay on the air! Just been seeing and hearing things lately about some decisions being made over there that were concerning. Personally, I love the format and glad it's still here. I was trying not to name names, but one of the people on the airstaff - W...
by jesusjenny
Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WGVU-AM Real Oldies back to NPR
Replies: 6
Views: 2056

WGVU-AM Real Oldies back to NPR

Well, it looks like WGVU-AM is heading back (at least partially) to NPR programming, abandoning the Oldies Format at least in the Mornings, and likely other dayparts. A station with a real niche potential doesn't appear it's going to make it. A lot of reasons for it (poor management, poor airstaff d...
by jesusjenny
Sat Jun 24, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: iHeart Closes Down B-93's Barnyard...
Replies: 6
Views: 2562

Re: iHeart Closes Down B-93's Barnyard...

Corporate Terrestrial Radio makes itself more and more irrelevant everyday. Good luck to Bill in the future. Find a local station (the few that are left) and do good radio there.
by jesusjenny
Wed Jun 07, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: 9 o'clock hour cut from Eric Zane show
Replies: 19
Views: 6347

Re: 9 o'clock hour cut from Eric Zane show

Follow the money - that will be your answer as to why. Either way, an hour less of local - is an hour less of local.
by jesusjenny
Sat May 06, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Britta out at Iheart
Replies: 26
Views: 7480

Re: Britta out at Iheart

Wow, what a piece of s___ thing to say and post Starky.

A good lady gets let go from a terrible company, and you post that.

I'm sure you've been a complete angel in your past as well.
by jesusjenny
Mon May 01, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Brook Missing From Star Website
Replies: 13
Views: 11848

Re: Brook Missing From Star Website

More good people gone. Iheart is a joke, I'd hate to be working in sales for these guys too.

Sorry to hear about Rob, Britta and Brooke. All good people, and none of them deserved it, much like the dozens before them.
by jesusjenny
Mon May 01, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Britta out at Iheart
Replies: 26
Views: 7480

Britta out at Iheart

Just posted on her facebook. Last one out, please turn the lights off. The end is near.
by jesusjenny
Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Crazy Winter '17 Nielsen Audio #'s for Grand Rapids!
Replies: 12
Views: 2904

Re: Crazy Winter '17 Nielsen Audio #'s for Grand Rapids!

For what it's worth, these days 95% of the time I listen to 104.1 WVGR - Michigan Radio. Think about it. LIVE people (even though there are national shows on) from 5AM-9PM. Michigan/Local news every hour from 6AM-7PM. A totally local/state show everyday, in addition to many other series, specials an...
by jesusjenny
Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:13 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Cumulus Looking for Sales Help, Figuratively and Literally
Replies: 7
Views: 2839

Re: Cumulus Looking for Sales Help, Figuratively and Literally

No future at any of these places. Why would you want to work and two of the biggest media failures in history? Both are so loaded with debt and dysfucntion. Can you imagine coming on as a new sales rep - and asked to setup a remote, and then you realize there is no equipment, no promotion staff, a c...