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by learn to fly
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Big changes in just released June ratings survey; WJR hits all-time record low
Replies: 64
Views: 4292

Re: Big changes in just released June ratings survey; WJR hits all-time record low

If I recall, the arbitron, now nielson methodology often left a lot to be desired and could generate such swings with stations highly targeted. Now I am old and out of the business now, but could there have been a diary dump or incentive given to get 6-34 year olds to return said diary or whatever r...
by learn to fly
Thu May 16, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Source: Cumulus Detroit is for sale...
Replies: 59
Views: 4641

Re: Source: Cumulus Detroit is for sale...

Lew Dickey doesn’t want a slice? Or is he out?
by learn to fly
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Everywhere Else
Topic: Howard Stern announces retirement
Replies: 3
Views: 367

Re: Howard Stern announces retirement

"Update: This morning (April 16) Stern denied his intent to retire from radio. The host reminded fans and media not to always take him seriously and that he's always kicking around the idea of retirement. Howard spoke with co-host Robin Quivers earlier today suggesting they quit after their contract...
by learn to fly
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Cowboy Brady's voice:Geeky,nasal ?
Replies: 9
Views: 542

Re: Cowboy Brady's voice:Geeky,nasal ?

where can i hear Cowboys Corner.? Tried searching. Or have i now entered into the Twilight Zone?
by learn to fly
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: I want to compliment someone who doesn't receive nearly enough kudos on here...
Replies: 1
Views: 1173

Re: I want to compliment someone who doesn't receive nearly enough kudos on here...

It don't come easy.
My understanding is a few years back they tried to whack Henry. He had to fight to keep his job. In spite of being the best, that does not matter to accountants. Age discrimination was apparently discussed and he lives on. Allegedly.
by learn to fly
Tue Nov 01, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Matt Hanlon survives
Replies: 12
Views: 3096

Matt Hanlon survives

Former Citadel Midwest regional manager Matt Hanlon is named the new vice president and market manager for Entercom’s Charlotte stations. The company notes that while at Citadel, Hanlon “launched a sports network and a news network creating new revenue in Michigan and maximized both ratings and sale...
by learn to fly
Tue Sep 13, 2016 3:24 pm
Forum: Northern Lower Michigan/Eastern U.P.
Topic: Grayling Rocker
Replies: 47
Views: 7724

Re: Grayling Rocker

I Heart doesn't have 12 employees total in Grand Rapids. 9 are "managers".
by learn to fly
Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:32 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: H***
Replies: 48
Views: 14963

Re: H***

Lets chat about this. it will give H*** a chance to see his name in asterisk at the top of the thread. "in state network" primarily stations with am or small fm signals that would have used to do daily cafeteria menus and obits. he' s cheaper. period. better? probably. but not much. "national show" ...
by learn to fly
Wed Aug 03, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Eric Zane apologizes to FBHW
Replies: 14
Views: 3686

Re: Eric Zane apologizes to FBHW

True theater of the mind if you ask me.
by learn to fly
Tue May 24, 2016 2:39 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Fox 17 gets an exclusive!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 2518

Re: Fox 17 gets an exclusive!!!

Then a live from the weather deck stand up by Lee because they're on my side. How to Survive a Black Bear Attack Carry bear pepper spray. As with the grizzly bear, bear pepper spray should be your first line of defense in a bear attack. Stand your ground and make lots of noise. Black bears often blu...
by learn to fly
Mon May 02, 2016 3:59 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Eric Zane to WBBL
Replies: 78
Views: 25927

Re: Eric Zane to WBBL

This scenario reminds me of when Dave and Geri jumped to Hot FM. First opportunity and not a good fit.
FBHW fans will not be satisfied with the content of this show, and neither will sports fans.
by learn to fly
Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:14 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Zane From Free beer and hot wings is FIRED
Replies: 71
Views: 22393

Re: Zane From Free beer and hot wings is FIRED

So, anything to dish on this topic yet? Where and when will Zane land?
by learn to fly
Thu Feb 25, 2016 9:49 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Kinda sad
Replies: 1
Views: 1827

Kinda sad

So there was a day when a major snow storm hit, and radio would leap into action. Taking calls, reporting from all over town, etc. Last night WOOD had the opportunity to do so and at 6pm...they simulcasted TV 8. Absolutely pitiful.