Jen Brien gets WBZ (AM)'s overnight gig five nights a week for the next year (at least)

Jim Hall
Wed Jun 26 13:42:14 EDT 2013

My memory may be faulty, but didn't Robin Young do talk on WBZ at some
point? She was the overnight host on weekends during the time WBZ was still
playing music, but I vaguely remember she did some talk later on in her
career before moving to WBUR. I could well be wrong, though. 

It is true that keeping overnights live and local is a very popular move for
WBZ, and the public seems to expect it (remember all the furor that erupted
when they briefly tried to offer syndicated programming and get rid of Steve
a while back?).  That said, as a friend of Dean Johnson for many years, I am
sorry he did not get the gig, but as a second-wave feminist, I am happy to
see a woman finally get a talk show on WBZ, which has never, to my
knowledge, had a local female talk show host... 
local news anchors and reporters, yes, but local talk shows have been mainly
hosted by men.

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