Is WBRU on the brink?
Mon Jul 31 12:22:07 EDT 2017
>>WERS really belongs in the category with WUMB and WBUR, stations owned by
universities and run by professionals.<<
Except for the fact the WERS airstaff is all students (except for 1 person
on the morning show).
Students never get on the air at WBUR and WUMB.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rob Landry" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Eli Polonsky" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, July 31, 2017 7:22 AM
Subject: Re: Is WBRU on the brink?
> On Fri, 28 Jul 2017, Eli Polonsky wrote:
>> WERS Boston (Emerson College) appears to be making a listener-supported
>> success out of what sounds like a modern rock based AAA format during
>> weekday daytime hours (it has other specialty formats nights and
>> weekends). It is much slicker sounding than most "college" radio, with a
>> morning host from Boston commercial radio (George Knight) and students
>> playing from pre-programmed playlists during the rest of the daytime.
> WERS really belongs in the category with WUMB and WBUR, stations owned by
> universities and run by professionals. It's not a student-run station
> like, say, Boston College's WZBC.
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