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"Black Monday"'s ANYWHERE!/EVERYWHERE!/ANYTIME!
- Subject: "Black Monday"'s ANYWHERE!/EVERYWHERE!/ANYTIME!
- From: LJNF40D@prodigy.com (BUMP MARTIN)
- Date: Thu, 19 Mar 1998 16:11:06, -0500
Donna, speaking of jobs coming and going.... I'm sure most of us would
*love* to hear you share about your experience at WRKO. You started as
a "hitline operator" you said? I remember seeing an article by you in
Billboard when you were the PD. I know this was a tumultous time at RKO
. How long were you there?
What was the experience like? And how did it end?
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> Date: Wednesday, 18-Mar-98 01:23 AM
> From: Halper, Donna \ Internet: (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> To: SkaCore9mm \ America Online: (SKACORE9MM)
> cc: Boston Radio Mail List \ Internet:
> Subject: Re: "Black Monday" at WGIR-FM.
> it was written--
> >IT is a shame what happened to GIR. It was the last good AOR. I loved
> >is a shame
> Long ago, I learnt to be suspicious when the press release about the
> said "the new owners have promised not to make any changes." That's
> talk for "everyone will be fired and we have a new format all picked
> It happened to me twice-- new owners met with all of us and swore up
> down our jobs were safe... but suddenly, we were all history. The
> time, it was a shock. The second time, I was a lot more philosophical
> I wish there were more respect paid to what a station and its staff
> accomplished. At one station, I had the third highest numbers in my
> in the market (24 stations, I might add) but I was still replaced...
> is a shame about WGIR and all of the other stations that have been
> dismantled for reasons that seem bizarre to you and me.
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