Channel 4 Marathon coverage
Paul B. Walker, Jr.
Thu Apr 3 23:04:28 EDT 2008
Bob Steele is the only man whos ever been able to SELL advertising
before/after the pattern change!
When he passed away, WTIC dropped their carrier for like 30 seconds in his
On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 9:52 PM, Donald A. <email@example.com> wrote:
> --- Dan Billings <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I've never understood how Bob Lobel lasted in Boston
> > to begin with. What am
> > I missing?
> Well, if I remember correctly, Bob Lobel could make
> sports interesting for the non-sports fan (women?) and
> yet still had the respect of the die-hards. He had a
> good sense of humor and had such good chemistry with
> Liz Walker for all those years. I think he had a
> lighthearted good natured way about him that endeared
> him to many. Plus that "boy next door" looks. That's
> my $.02
> I think that thought gets expressed whenever someone
> gets entrenched into a market for a long time like
> Lobel. There are new people, new generation,
> etc...that don't feel the same connection with the
> legendary host. I always felt this with Dave Maynard
> and Carl Desuze. I never understood their appeal.
> I remember when I lived in Hartford, people told me
> Bob Steele on WTIC was the big morning show in
> Hartford. I couldn't wait to listen....but my
> response was...."huh"? Anyone else ever hear him?
> This is a guy who announced the antenna pattern
> change! And got a 20 share!
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