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Rock 105/95.5 hires another WRIF/WCSX alum!

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Rock 105/95.5 hires another WRIF/WCSX alum!

Post by MWmetalhead » Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:36 pm

This time, well traveled rock jock Dave Doran is inbound.

He spent plenty of time at WRIF, WCSX, WIOT and the former WIQB.

I miss hearing him on the air at WRIF and WCSX. Jade Springart - one of two primary weekend jocks at WRIF these days - is fucking terrible on the air.


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Post by Milk » Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:43 pm

Rock 105/95-5 also just hired Roxanne Steele to handle middays.

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Post by MWmetalhead » Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:23 am

Roxanne's no longer at Razor 94-7 In Green Bay ?!?! Or will she simply be VT'ing a shift in addition to her main gig?


Lori Bennett and Bob Walker have turned WLAV from an iconic classic rock station into a ratings boondoggle. Sad.

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Post by TC Talks » Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:31 am

Ha! I worked with Dave when I was consulting at wcsx. If he's actually living in town I'll have to look them up otherwise he's probably voice tracking from Livonia.

FYI, Carrie Carlson was the first midday at wcsx when we flipped it back in 1987. She is now mid-day at wtcm.


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Post by MWmetalhead » Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:44 am

Indeed she is, and she sounds terrific! Listened to her while up north hunting last October.


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Post by Mega Hertz » Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:41 am

TC Talks wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:31 am
Ha! I worked with Dave when I was consulting at wcsx. If he's actually living in town I'll have to look them up otherwise he's probably voice tracking from Livonia.

FYI, Carrie Carlson was the first midday at wcsx when we flipped it back in 1987. She is now mid-day at wtcm.
Interesting! I was at WCSX in that time frame. Yet I still can't figure out who you are. Only consultant I was aware of was Buzz. And Fred. I'm drawing a blank.

Drugs are bad.

I miss Dave. Great air talent and very creative. Could really pick up the slack in the prod room. I'd sure love to see him return to Detroit some time soon.


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Post by TC Talks » Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:01 am

Greater had consultants in more departments than programming. I worked with both Joe Krause and Mike Chires.


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Post by Mega Hertz » Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:15 pm

Those sound like "upstairs" names ;)


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Post by TC Talks » Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:19 pm

Mega Hertz wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:15 pm
Those sound like "upstairs" names ;)
Actually this was so long ago, they had an office on NW Highway and the original building that was torn down. I never stepped foot in the "Drew and Mike" building as it was called.


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Re: Rock 105/95.5 hires another WRIF/WCSX alum!

Post by Mega Hertz » Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:30 pm

Never mind, then. Perhaps we haven't run into each other. That was the only place I ever went lol


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Post by Deleted User 14935 » Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:21 pm

Mega Hertz wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:30 pm
Never mind, then. Perhaps we haven't run into each other. That was the only place I ever went lol
Mega, He could be lying.



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Post by Mega Hertz » Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:33 pm

No, I trust TCT. He's been a well-known, trusted member here for ages. Some of us know who each other are but not everyone is open with their name here for obvious reasons. I'll take his word for it.


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Post by zzand » Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:01 pm

i do know him and he is not lying.



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Re: Rock 105/95.5 hires another WRIF/WCSX alum!

Post by Realist » Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:47 pm

MWmetalhead wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:23 am
Roxanne's no longer at Razor 94-7 In Green Bay ?!?! Or will she simply be VT'ing a shift in addition to her main gig?
Was in their listening area today. Roxanne is definitely voice tracked. Rock 105 has issues with the sound levels with voice tracking, as the outgoing music is loud then the recording is way too soft. Trudy Daniels voice tracking had the same issues.



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Re: Rock 105/95.5 hires another WRIF/WCSX alum!

Post by TC Talks » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:43 pm

zzand wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:01 pm
i do know him and he is not lying.
:lol Who would lie about working in radio? It's more like a mental dysfunction. I got my third class in 1984. I haven't gone four months without being in a station since.


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