Category: eQB Cover Story

eQB COVER STORY: John Mayer, PD, WFLZ/Tampa

  May 20, 2016QUESTION OF THE WEEK eQB COVER STORY John Mayer, PD, WFLZ/Tampa There’s a generational movement that’s been thriving inside the ranks of iHeartMedia for the past few years that has seen some of the industry’s finest young programmers upgrade their market positions and in the process take on more core responsibilities. John Mayer happens to be in the forefront of this esteemed group having served at KC101/New Haven and WRVW/Nashville before arriving at the legendary Power Pig in Tampa just over a year ago. [more] PROGRAMMING TO WIN PUMM (Persons Using Measured Media) ReportWhat on Earth...

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Randy Malloy, Owner/President/General Manager, WWCD 102.5 FM, Columbus

By: Mase Brazelle Randy Malloy has pretty much done it all in radio, except for one thing. He’s never worked for “The Man.” After 25 years WWCD (CD102.5) in Columbus, OH had managed to be one of the last privately owned ALT stations in the country. From intern to owner, Randy has kept CD102.5 dynamic, focused and on-point as he’s helped craft and brand a compelling radio station that is truly part of the fabric of its city. The old adage of when you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life may apply in...

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Buzz Knight, SVP of Program Development, Greater Media

As Buzz Knight’s career has blossomed and expanded at Greater Media over the years, one constant remains perfectly clear…he is and always will be a programmer at heart. However, along with his general programming expertise, he’s become equipped with the knowledge and skills-set of thinking in systemic terms. He’s long been a big believer in innovation and constantly challenging one’s self and his company. But his strongest asset just might be his ability to foster collaborative strategic decision-making efforts with the dozens of programmers and managers he interfaces with on a routine basis. You typically start each year by...

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Tommy Chuck, PD, WIHT/D.C. & WPOC/Baltimore

When iHeartMedia needed a programming ace to take the reins of two of its most valuable assets, they called on Tommy Chuck to tackle the challenge, and after spending eight years at WFLZ/Tampa he was certainly up for the task. So a year after his arrival in D.C., CHR WIHT/HOT 99.5 and Country outlet WPOC/Baltimore are operating in the highly successful manner in which they both have grown accustomed to.  You spent eight years at WFLZ and have such strong bonds with that station that many thought you would never leave Tampa. What were the most compelling factors that...

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Dom Theodore, CEO Radio Animal Media Strategies and VP/Programming for The Blaze Radio Network

We like to check in with Dom Theodore now and again because of all the radio professionals we encounter, Dom ranks up there when it comes to out-of-the-box thinkers and resolute problem solvers. Never one to shy away from any challenge, Dom’s approach to programming is to remain on offense and not lose ground to the macro-competitive environment that envelopes the world of terrestrial radio. More candid advice and solutions abound from Professor Theodore.  When it comes to programming they don’t come more seasoned and polished than Dom Theodore. After all, he’s spent most of his upwardly mobile career...

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