Thursday, February 22, 2007


Tolkoff out at FNX

Thanks to a tipster....

Max Tolkoff resigned from WFNX today to take over as PD at Indie 103 in L.A. Tolkoff had been commuting to Boston from L.A. and is very happy to have a job close to home. APD Keith Dakin is being promoted to PD and will likely give up his 3-7pm shift. It seems that much of this had been angled behind the scenes for a few weeks as FNX just hired Chris Centore to join an already too crowded field of FNX part time jocks. Centore worked with Dakin at WHOB and in Virginia. The buzz at FNX is Centore will get the 3-7 shift, a move that will cause an uproar among the part timers who have been waiting for years for a job to open. FNX is known for hiring from within, but to say Centore is "from within" is a stretch and looks more like he's been brought in as a ringer. Several of Centore's ex co workers find his hiring (in the midst of a "hiring freeze") "curious".

Curious indeed!

Curiouser and Curiouser!

Wednesday, February 21, 2007


XM/Sirius predictions?

The always insightful Mark Ramsey has listed some quick predictions about the XM/Sirius merger.

XM/Sirius Merger Announcement: 14 Knee-Jerk Predictions

My own knee-jerk reaction is that people are falling into two camps. There are people who are Satellite radio detractors and there are the supporters. The supporters can list all the reason why this merger should and will work. The naysayers will tell you that this is giving too much power to once company, and that local radio service will suffer.

What are your thoughts?

Monday, February 19, 2007


Dogs from space...?

This is what the new logo for the combined XM and Sirius satellite radio might be like!




Two become one....maybe.

Satellite radio has announced a merger proposal.

Sirius plans to buy XM in $4.6 billion stock deal

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Thursday, February 15, 2007


Pirates, Pirates Pirates....everywhere!

I hate to give radio pirates any more publicity, however, it seems to be becoming more and more of an issue.

More stations are going up, with relative impunity.

They proudly have web sites, and publicize themselves in newspaper articles.

Someone has taken the time to list the pirate stations operating in the Boston area.

Take a look....

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Monday, February 12, 2007


Finneran starts his new career....

The Boston globe covered former Speaker of the Masachusetts House's first day on the air as a full-time radio talk show host.

Finneran begins career on talk radio

Good morning," Finneran said. "That's right, it's neither a dream nor a nightmare."

And Scott Allen Miller gets to sleep in this morning....

Friday, February 09, 2007


Paul Perry's back in town....

With stops at WBZ, WODS, WROR(98.5), Paul Perry is back, this time at 105.7 - WROR.

Perry To Host PM Drive At ‘ROR Boston

“We're excited to have Paul at WROR. Our listeners have fun driving into work with Loren and Wally,” said Ken West, PD of WROR-FM. “Now they can be entertained on their drive home by a guy who knows Boston and will love being stuck on the Mass Pike with them.”

He starts Monday, 2/12.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007


Rhode Island feels the void....

While much of New Hampshire is enjoying the new 99.5 signal of WCRB. Much of Rhode Island is missing the Classical music that could once pick up on 102.5.

WCRB-FM Radio is gone from R.I.

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