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by Qs23
Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: K'zoo / MKG / BC - Spring '19 Nielsens
Replies: 10
Views: 1892

Re: K'zoo / MKG / BC - Spring '19 Nielsens

About Jack: have they even done anything to promote it? When I was out there, I didn't see any billboards or any sort of advertising about the station. You'd think they'd want to promote the hell out of it... It's a shame, because I think the station sounds pretty damn good. Sent from my Pixel 3a X...
by Qs23
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: They cannot fill this position in Lansing...
Replies: 13
Views: 1558

Re: They cannot fill this position in Lansing...

Looks like the previous Brand Manager (Joe C.) Jumped ship to become an OM for a cluster down in Iowa. Must be really bad in that office to want to move to Iowa.
by Qs23
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: The Stadium
Topic: Longest Tigers Affiliate?
Replies: 15
Views: 1309

Re: Longest Tigers Affiliate?

So, taking into account what you guys said, We're down to WKZO and WIBM as the last two standing.
by Qs23
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Stadium
Topic: Longest Tigers Affiliate?
Replies: 15
Views: 1309

Re: Longest Tigers Affiliate?

So, this is what my digging has found. First tigers game was broadcast on WWJ in 1927. Ty Tyson was the announcer. That fact is well known. The Wikipedia article on tiger announcers actually lists two announcers starting in 1934. Harry Heilmann shows up. I googled his name and the Tigers and found o...
by Qs23
Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WKZO nighttime signal
Replies: 5
Views: 937

Re: WKZO nighttime signal

Being in one of the nighttime nulls and trying to listen to the tigers on 590, I can confirm that they are back on the directional.
by Qs23
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: The Stadium
Topic: Longest Tigers Affiliate?
Replies: 15
Views: 1309

Longest Tigers Affiliate?

I tuned into WKZO to listen to the Tigers game, and I heard them talk about how they have been broadcasting the Tigers for over 50 years. So, being the history buff, I wondered if there was anybody who's been doing it for longer. I know that Fetzer owned the Tigers and WKZO in the 50s, but I think t...
by Qs23
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Fall 2018 Nielsen Audio #'s for Kalamazoo
Replies: 5
Views: 1238

Re: Fall 2018 Nielsen Audio #'s for Kalamazoo

Well it looks like WKZO lives and dies with the Tigers. WVFM also dropped in BC. I wonder what their morning drive time numbers are...

And I hope that this book kills the Christmas music push. I used Pandora way to much this last couple of months.
by Qs23
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WBBL gone
Replies: 64
Views: 13822

Re: WBBL gone

Wait, they are calling the new sports stations "The Ticket"? I wonder if they talked to Entercom before hand. Because didn't Midwest get into trouble with when they tried to take WQTX back to "The Ticket" and instead called it "The Team"?
by Qs23
Fri Nov 02, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Why Wait Till November?
Replies: 15
Views: 3114

Re: Why Wait Till November?

ftballfan wrote:
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:01 pm
Could 106.5 be flipping formats after the holidays?
Oh, so close. I just heard WZOX switch to Jack FM. That makes it now 5 formats since Midwest bought the station?