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Re: "Black Monday" at WGIR-FM.
- Subject: Re: "Black Monday" at WGIR-FM.
- From: "Bill O'Neill" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 18 Mar 1998 07:58:16 -0500
> I cannot help but wonder WHY the new owners decided to purge a good
>amount of WGIR-FM's on air talent to rebroadcast WHEB in Portsmouth. After
>all, Manchester is New Hampshire's largest city and WGIR-FM commands a
>larger audience than WHEB-FM could ever muster. It would make "sense"
>to reverse the simulcast to put HEB on GIR-FM. What you are seeing is
>the destruction of something that took nearly twenty years to build. I
>can smell the "beancounters", even down here.
If you cracked the books on both stations, I guess the numbers on the
Portsmouth signal were bigger. Payroll couldn't have been that much
different. Surprising that they didn't do more of a meshing of the
talent(s). Maybe that's still on the horizon. Happened to hear the PM drive
sign off at about 6:50 last night. Sounded like they were all in the tank
as they bcast from a bar somewhere saying buhbye. No fear of career