WILD AM&FM Underwriting Messages Still On Tavis Smiley Show
Wed Sep 6 23:43:47 EDT 2006
Anybody know what Mrs. Nash is doing these days, and if she'd have any
interest in taking the AM back, probably for a lot less than R1 paid her
a few years ago?
David Tomm wrote:
> I'm sure Radio One would do that, if they actually cared anymore. With
> the sale of the FM, R1 is pretty much done doing business in Boston.
> They flipped the format of the AM simply to prep for it's eventual
> sale. Most of the staff at Radio One/Boston have already been let go.
> They may not even have a sales staff anymore. Underwriting
> announcements on public television isn't anywhere on their radar
> screen. They're too busy seeking out potential buyers for 1090 so they
> can get out of this market.
> Dave Tomm
> "Mike Thomas"
> On Sep 6, 2006, at 5:58 PM, Laurence Glavin wrote:
>> Last week I mentioned that by pure happenstance (is there ever any
>> soiled happenstance?)
>> I observed the opening of The Tavis Smiley Show on WGBX-TV, wherein an
>> message for WILD-FM appeared. It used the slogan that WILD-FM used in
>> the recent past
>> BEFORE the WAAF handoff; later, at the conclusion of the Tavis :)
>> show, WGBX-TV
>> ran an underwriting message by WILD-AM, News-Talk 1090 (no more!).
>> That was in late August just a few days after the switcheroo...so I once
>> again taped the intros and outros of the Tavis :) airings first on
>> and then again on WGBH-TV. The messages are still there, only a promo
>> for WILD-AM
>> leads, and one for WILD-FM closes the presentation. So in a new
>> month, the
>> underwriting messages are still there and have not been altered to
>> the new reality. If anyone at WILD-AM is on the ball, and if a
>> contract to
>> keep WILD promos on the air is still in effect, they should quickly
>> write new
>> ones for WILD-AM alone.
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