Posted in The WestermaNation WKNR

One Radio Station’s Secret Sauce

What can a Top 40 radio station from the 60s teach us about audience engagement? In 2014, Steve Schram and I got the invitation of a lifetime. The 50th birthday party for our favorite radio station at the Red Eye Grille in Manhattan. We both grew up in the Detroit area during the time that WKNR was in its brief…

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Posted in At Large WKNR

The soundtrack of your life

417 disks. Just over 45,000 tracks. From WLS to KHJ. From WVIC to WITL. From WPAG to WAAM. From WBZ to KDKA. From WABC to CHUM. From Great Britain to Peru. Inside these Jewel cases you’ll find acapellas and sonovoxes, countdowns and commercials and thousands and thousands and thousands of the short logos that defined the brand of your favorite radio…

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