Blessings go out to our good friend and one of the industries most beloved Programmers, WLLD's Orlando on recent the loss of his father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless.
Congratulations goes out to Republic's Charlie Walk on being honored at this year's Musicians On Call event celebrating his commitment, support and fundraising success for such a notable and worthy organization. We also extend congratulations to all involved for the time and dedication they put into these events and for Musician On Call.
"Lots of Small Records from Big Artists while there are Small Artists with Big Records."
The sun shines on BOOM 92 Houston guiding a path to someone looking to being the next chapter of their career as Radio One Houston's Terri Thomas shares this opportunity... Boom 92 Houston is looking for experienced on air talent. CHR, Top 40, Rock, Rhythm, Hip Hop format experience encouraged to apply. Must have GREAT social networking skills, a fun upbeat personality, passion for the people and LOVE Hip Hop from the 80's and 90's. Get your stuff in ASAP www.radio-one.com (click about us, then careers).
Lightning strikes our Label Buddies who treat the rolling out of New Music as if it was as easy as posting songs on the web and expecting an instant reaction. Remember it's the 'world wide web' so please take into consideration those numbers you like to throw around so randomly especially when trying to target 'radio' airplay. We're dealing with two different mediums sometimes so don't lose sight of that when putting your game plans together.
An arctic chill freezes people who look at the S.I.N. Awards as nothing more than 'party' with a list they're trying to get their name on just to be seen. This event, the 10th Anniversary celebration is a seated Awards Dinner Ceremony. There is no, "Hey can you put me on the guest list" or "Can I get a plus one," etc.
Dark clouds loom over Radio Programmers who keep using Major Artists' releases for the 4th Quarter as an excuse for why they cannot play releases from developing New Artists. Just remember when the blitz dies down it will be the releases from those same New Artists that you didn't have time to address now that you'll be turning to in the next few weeks when looking for New Music for your station.