Author: Michelle Butrim

Question Of The Week: November 17, 2017

November 17, 2017 In what areas of your job do you derive the most pride from? Alex Tear, Y100/iHeartMedia Miami: Helping others, teaching, problem solving, forward thinking, creating and leading. Jordan, KSLZ: Connecting with our audience each weekday, be it on air, or through social media.  Engagement and connectivity are so important! Heather Deluca, WSJO: Community events. Giving back to listeners and being there for them when they need us. DJ Riddler, KROI: The areas I derive the most pride from is production. Whether it’s a Promo for On-Air, to a special remix like the one I did for...

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Question Of The Week: November 10, 2017

November 10, 2017 If you could be a protégé to any mentor in any field of endeavor in any era of time, who would your mentor be and why? Zac Davis, WRVQ: Had 4 of the best mentors in my radio career and each of them gave me invaluable advice and guidance….in chronological order. Lee Reynolds in Tallahassee, FL. Ken Holiday in Melbourne, FL. Tim Satterfield in Greensboro, NC. Chris Shebel in Raleigh, NC. Rick Vaughn, Power 94.9: Chuck Yeager. Fighter pilot in WWII.  Air Force Test Pilot after the war, first guy to exceed the speed of sound. ...

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Question Of The Week: November 3, 2017

November 3, 2017 What has been the most memorable station and/or label/industry event you’ve experienced this year? Mike Miller, WZFT: Kelly Clarkson listening party at her house in Nashville.   Kobi, WNRW/WLGX: Kelly Clarkson event at her house in Nashville was insane! Chris “Hollywood” Mann, WERO: Kelly Clarkson album listening party at her house. Brian Mack, WXXL: The two iHeart Music Summit events were great as always this year. For the station, we put a celebrity softball game together last weekend lead by our morning host Johnny Magic, and we assembled talent from our cluster, along with local YouTube...

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Question Of The Week: October 27, 2017

October 27, 2017 What is your favorite dynamic duo of all-time in any of the music, radio, entertainment or sports fields? Erik Bradley, B96: Michael Jordan + Scottie Pippen, Chicago Bulls.   Java Joel, WAKS: Easy. Daryl Hall & John Oates. My all-time #1. Today’s pop songwriters could learn a thing or two from these guys. No 2 of their hits sounded the same. Okay… maybe “Kiss On My List” and “Private Eyes” a ‘lil. But – SO much variety in their catalog. I mean, “I Can’t Go For That” was the inspiration for “Billie Jean.” Frankie V, KSSX:...

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Question Of The Week: October 20, 2017

October 20, 2017 If you were guaranteed to be successful in a different profession, what would you want to do? Jordan, KSLZ: I think opening a restaurant would be fun.  BBQ, maybe Italian, perhaps a fusion of the two?  BBQ spaghetti? Kobi, WNRW/WLGX: Professional Sports Team Owner. Heather Deluca, WSJO: Celebrity stylist. Rich Davis, KDWB: I’d be a land developer.     Matt “MJ” Johnson, KUDD: Food critic. Mike McVay, Cumulus Media: Sports agent. I am a sports fan and admire athletes as they possess skills that I knew that I could never master. Kobe, WWHT: I’d love to...

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