Where is Ed Carroll?

Kevin Vahey kvahey@gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 18:39:18 EST 2015

Ed now runs a social media company in the Springfield area


On Sat, Jan 31, 2015 at 5:49 PM, Gary's Ice Cream <gary@garysicecream.com>

> IMHO, Ed Carroll was the worst in terms of camera presence.   He always
> looked like a deer in the headlights...with a broomstick stuck, well you
> know where.  Schwoegler was one of the best.  Pete (9inch) Bouchard is a
> buffoon, I like Harvey and Wankum. David Brown was good.....I did like JC
> as
> a weather person but like her even more on Chronicle and as news anchor.
>                     Gary's Ice Cream, Chelmsford, MA
> www.garysicecream.com           www.icecreamcollege.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boston-Radio-Interest
> [mailto:boston-radio-interest-bounces@lists.BostonRadio.org] On Behalf Of
> Garrett Wollman
> Sent: Saturday, January 31, 2015 4:30 PM
> To: Don
> Cc: boston-radio-interest@lists.BostonRadio.org
> Subject: Where is Ed Carroll?
> <<On Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:25:49 -0500, "Don" <Donald_Astelle@Yahoo.com>
> quoted Kevin Cullen's Globe column:
> > "In the meantime, I've been surfing through the channels, and it
> > occurs to me that I don't even know any of the weather people anymore,
> > except maybe Harvey Leonard. What the flip happened? JC Monahan's a news
> anchor now.
> > Where's Ed Carroll? Ed's from Quincy, for cripesake."
> Mike Wankum's been around for as long as I've lived here -- he was at
> 56 when I moved to Boston and he's now at 5, in addition to doing
> motorcycle
> racing and some .  And Barry "Hairicane" Burbank is still around, currently
> doing weekends on 4.
> (And it occurs to me that I know some of these people more by quirks of
> their accents than anything else.  There was a woman on 56 whose name I
> have
> since forgotten -- she got sent to the beach when Ansin acquired 56 and
> never made it back AFAIK -- who always said "hut"
> rather than "hot".  If I were a dialectologist I could probably pinpoint
> where she was from.)
> But the rest of them -- I don't often watch local TV news, and when I was
> tuning around during the blizzard this past week, all I could think was
> "who
> *are* these people?"  Guess that whole business about the Boston TV
> audience
> being loyal to their local TV personalities was just a bunch of hooey.[1]
> -GAWollman
> [1] I will have been here for 21 years next Valentine's Day.  What fraction
> of the current Boston DMA population either wasn't here or wasn't alive yet
> when I moved to town?  I'm betting it's pretty substantial.  Hard to be
> loyal to someone you never knew.

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