Portland Radio (remember that?) changes Oct 2016

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  • #24319

    warner
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    Forgive me if these have come up already, I checked and didn’t see.

    1. Prescott out at KGON.

    2. Mark Mason moving from KPAM.

    3. “Ted” let go at The Buzz.

    Thoughts, observations, opinions?

    #24338

    bossjock
    Participant

    Trying to figure out where Mark’s headed…according to his blog he has something lined up but where else does he fit on the dial these days?

    #24360

    W7PAT
    Participant

    I doubt Mark would go to KXL, but you never know. Perhaps the morning or afternoon show on KEX? I’d even put KEX back in my presets if that happened. Afternoon or mid-day sports show on KPOJ. Again, I might have to put KPOJ back into my presets if that happened.

    #24369

    fieldstrength
    Participant

    Molly Paige is gone from Portland’s Afternoon News on KXL. I just heard Lacey Evans back in the afternoon slot today, and I’m wondering if that’s permanent.

    #24377

    washnotore
    Participant

    Has a format change recently occurred at KRSK/105.1 FM. There music sounds different.

    #24567

    chickenjuggler
    Participant

    Daria and Gustav/Gustav and Daria together again on KNRK aftenoons starting November 7.

    I’m a big fan of both and I couldn’t be happier.

    #24986

    MarcAndy
    Participant

    Did Mark Mason do any kind of farewell or did he just disappear from KPAM? I’ve been a fairly regular listener to Mark since his KEX days but hadn’t been able to listen the last couple of months and was surprised to hear that he had left.

    #25045

    semoochie
    Participant

    I have to do some catching up and this is as good a place as any to start. I heard a little bit of Daria on KNRK and the conversation seemed more music than personality based. I hope this isn’t really the case. I wonder why The Buzz decided to take away what I thought was the top rated afternoon show in town.

    #25050

    Andy Brown
    Participant

    Why? Because you don’t think like the corporate baboons that make those decisions.

    #25306

    radiodork
    Spectator

    Daria should be doing morning radio,she is a great talent. KNRk is not a good fit for her because its a music intensive show with very little talk time. Infact, their slogan for the past few month was “we’re just a minute away from the tunes”

    Daria should do a live morning show on KNRk, that would be a much better fit for her. Move her and Gustav to mornings where they can put on an actual “show” that isn’t so music intensive. Isn’t the current morning show on KNRK voice tracked anyway??? Time to get rid of the voice tracked morning show and bring a live morning show to KNRK.

    #25318

    Alfredo_T
    Participant

    It seems that iHeart corporate has completely gutted KEX, and the station has gone out with a whimper. The Michael Castner Show, which was the only live, locally produced broadcast (other than play-by-play sports) has been off the air for some unspecified length of time, and nobody noticed. The Michael Berry Show now starts at 3:00 PM.

    #25320

    radiogeek
    Participant

    Regarding KPAM afternoons;

    Carl Wolfson has been on, sometimes with Margie Boulet. They seem to work well together, and since OPB decided to run All Things Considered twice each day I’ve been flipping during drive time if I’ve already heard the NPR content that day.

    #25444

    W7PAT
    Participant

    I noticed sports talk this AM on KUFO. Has this been their morning programming?

    #25448

    semoochie
    Participant

    I was thinking that it was only a matter of time before 970 paired with 750. I expect 1190 to eventually join 620 as well.

    #25451

    Alfredo_T
    Participant

    I listen to KPAM in the mornings, so I have missed this change. Is 970 simulcasting the 750 morning programming now?

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