Music Till Dawn on WEEI

Kevin Vahey
Tue Feb 26 16:32:21 EST 2008

Glick ran his own commercials too I believe. I remember he was a real
klutz with carts.

On 2/26/08, Ron Bello <> wrote:
> All talk shows at WBZ had at least 1 union technician in the 70s.
> Both Calling All Sports and Jerry Williams were done in a large studio
> (with room for guests) had a technician and producer in the adjacent
> control room.  Delay via magnetic tape on an Ampex with head positions
> reversed was in adjacent control room.  There was also a technician in
> master control.  About the only time he did anything during this 6 hour
> block was during the news.  Larry Glick used the same studio as the jocks
> for daytime music shows.  His producer and delay were in master control.
> The only thing Glick ran were his sound effects.
> At 06:42 PM 2/25/2008, wrote:
> One byproduct of WEEI being owned by CBS was increased labor costs at
> every major Boston station.
> IBEW local 1228 mandated that all technicians had to be paid the same
> rate and working conditions that WEEI received and that was the rate
> paid at WCBS.
> Well this didn't sit well with Westinghouse and they devised a system
> to eliminate union jobs. The WEEI contract stated that a technician
> must operate anything with a VU meter. So WBZ whipped up combo boards
> with no VU meters and made the jocks run them.
> I believe Jerry Williams was the only talent that had a board op as he
> demanded it. Glick ran his own board. BZ still had a union tech in
> master control who babysat the delay system.

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