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Friday, November 29, 2013

Mountain Country Adds Another to its Lineup

By Joe Nelson
   Alpine's Mountain Country, 107.9 has added Fox 5's Anchor and reporter Juliette Vara to the line-up for her show 'Countdown with Juliette Vara'
   Juliette will play the top 20 country songs on the charts as well as spreading the latest news in country western music.
Check out her page HERE

Thursday, November 28, 2013

November 2013 Ratings

By Joe Nelson
The following are the ratings for San Diego, November 2013: (I also included the previous month's ratings, for comparison.


A Rich Brothers Thanksgiving! For The Record...

By Joe Nelson
   Happy Thanksgiving and Hanukkah SanDiegoRadio readers! Today I open my new album I bought off EBay. From B-100,The Rich Brothers' "Funny Song Album". Featuring Bobby Rich, Frank Anthony, Pat Gaffey and the late Scott Kenyon.



 Bobby is currently in Tucson heading up the successful morning show 'The Bobby Rich Morning Show' and can be found HERE. Bobby was recently honored by Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild by having November 8, 2013 proclaimed as "Bobby Rich Day". Bobby also runs the online radio station Bobby's B-100

   Pat Gaffey is Senior Director of communications at Pfizer.

   Frank Anthony is at Walrus  FM handling multiple duties as well as on air personality, Frank is also the Public Address Announcer at Petco Park for the Padres.

   Scott Kenyon sadly passed away in 2011. The four were certainly beloved by San Diego and incredibly talented!


Sunday, November 24, 2013

2013 Mother Goose Parade

By Joe Nelson
   San Diego Radio was well represented again at the 67th Annual Mother Goose Parade in El Cajon. Highlighted by the legend Shotgun Tom Kelly serving as Grand Marshal.
   The Mother Goose Parade is the largest parade in San Diego County, and is also the largest of its type west of the Mississippi. This year the parade boasted over 200 entries and featured TV and movie celebrities, marching bands, clowns and radio personalities. SanDiegoRadio was on hand for the event and even spent time aboard the 101.5 KGB bus.
   Here are some photos from today's parade, the entire album can be seen on SanDiegoRadio's Facebook page HERE
 Parade Emcees Sam Diego and Lynda Martin (KOGO)
 San Diego 6 Marc Bailey (Also El Cajon Police Officer)
 101.5 KGB's Bromo Abromowitz
 KOGO's Chris Merril and Miss El Cajon's Morgan Gallo
 Coe Lewis and Bromo
 Bromo and Clint August





 Channel 933's Frankie V.




 107.9 Mountain Country's Lori Stone


95.7's Chio and Shelley Wade

Thursday, November 21, 2013

FM 94/9 Honors Pearl Jam with Complete Takeover

By Joe Nelson

FM 94/9 celebrates the return of Pearl Jam to SDSU's Viejas Arena with a complete takeover of the radio station! Sets of Pearl Jam songs are being played every hour, FM 94/9 listener Coury Miller's Ultimate Pearl Jam 10 song Playlist will be played on air after the concert ends, and a complete web and social media takeover is in full effect today as FM 94/9 pays homage to one of the most important bands of the past two decades. Tune in!


KBZT | FM 94/9 - It's About The Music | San Diego

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Upgrades Announced for The Home Pro Show on KOGO

By Joe Nelson
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

11/19/2013


New name, new upgraded website, new co-hosts, more stations, improved referral system and new social
media elements among changes that put The Home Pro Show at the center of San Diego home services.

San Diego, CA-“The Home Pro Show” was announced as the new name of the show that has aired over
the past year as My Home Improvement. The announcement was made live on-air by host Clint August
and show owners Sean and Heather Johnson. The Home Pro Show airs from 9AM-10AM on Saturday
mornings on New Talk 600 KOGO.

Also announced was the addition of Gregg Cantor as Expert Home Pro and co-host. Cantor brings the
show his over 30 years of experience in home improvement and is owner of Murray LampertDesign/Build/Remodel. KOGO weekday host Ladona Harvey joins the show as regular guest host, bringing
her unique perspective and love of DIY home projects.

Cantor said "I am thrilled to be a part of the show and look forward to building a huge following as well as
growing our network of pros. My goal is to educate homeowners about all types of home improvement
and give straight answers to any questions or concerns they may have.”

Along with a new show name, a new and improved web site was debuted at
www.ApprovedHomePros.com. In addition to allowing listeners to interact with the show, the site allows
San Diego area consumers to find pre-screened Approved Home Pros in various categories ranging from
Roofing to Foundations and everything in between.

San Diego homeowners can also receive free Approved Home Pro referrals by calling 855-840-A-PRO
(2776). Each Approved Home Pro must pass a rigorous screening process and maintain a spotless service
record with the homeowners referred by The Home Pro Show.

While the Saturday morning show is the base of The Home Pro Show’s media operations, they also
announced major on-air presence on Star 94.1, KISS FM and several local TV stations sponsoring live traffic
reports.

Each In conjunction with the other new Home Pro Show elements, updated social media pages were rolled
out. These include Facebook at www.Facebook.com/TheHomeProShow and Twitter @HomeProShow,
along with Pinterest, YouTube, Instagram and other social media platforms.

The Home Pro Show and ApprovedHomePros.com are owned, operated and produced by 3 Circles Media
Inc., Coronado CA. 3 Circles Media is owned by former Clear Channel Media + Entertainment VP Sean Johnson.

CONTACT:Sean Johnson

seanjohnson@3circlesmedia.com

619-876-9612

941 Orange Avenue, #213

Coronado, CA 92118

SanDiegoRadio Job Board

By Joe Nelson

Sales Assistant


BCA radio seeking a proven radio sales assistant with a minimum of at least 1-2 years experience, preferably in the radio broadcasting industry.  Candidate will assist a team of Account Executives, and Sales Managers in preparing media/sales kits, sales proposals, inputting sales orders, and various other projects as needed.  Experience with radio sales software including Marketron, Arbitron, Miller Kaplan a definite plus.  National sales assistance experience preferred.  Intermediate to advanced word, excel, powerpoint needed, and graphics experience a plus.  Candidate must be able to multi-task, handle several deadlines, demands, and juggle personalities.  Candidate must have a professional demeanor, adapt to change easily, excellent attention to detail and ability to jump in feet first.  Candidate will be cross trained and be expected to cover front desk for breaks, assist in traffic/continuity, and promotions.  Please only candidates with solid experience apply.  Send resume and salary requirements to hr@bcaradio.com for immediate consideration.  Equal Opportunity Employer.
  

REAL MONEY RUNBACK

By Joe Nelson
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mike Shepard, Programming Operations Manager

$100,000 REAL MONEY RUNBACK
The Mighty 1090 Live Broadcast at The Tilted Kilt Mission Valley

San Diego, CA November 19, 2013- San Diego’s Sports Leader, The Mighty 1090 will be hosting the first ever $100,000 Real Money Runback against Kansas City, this Sunday, November 24th at the Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery, in Mission Valley. Join The Mighty 1090 for a live broadcast of Craig Elsten and Bobby Wooldridge’s Southern Comfort Pro-Football Game Day and a qualified listener may walk away with $100,000.

Over the past five weeks, The Mighty 1090 morning show, Hacksaw and Company, gathered 50 qualifiers during Hacksaw’s “Hundred Dollar Headline”, awarding listeners with over $5,000 in holiday cash and qualifying them to win $100,000. This Sunday, join The Mighty 1090 at the live broadcast to congratulate the winning listener if San Diego returns the first or second half opening kickoff for a touchdown.

The $100,000 Real Money Runback will be this Sunday, November 24th with a special edition of The Southern Comfort Pro-Football Game Day Show at The Tilted Kilt from 10-1pm. The Tilted Kilt located in Westfield Mission Valley is a year-round headquarters for sporting events, an American eclectic menu, Scottish pub grub and 24 beers on tap.

FM 94/9's CAN DIEGO - A Smashing Success!!!

By Joe Nelson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

November 19, 2013 (San Diego, CA) - The FM 94/9 crew, led by morning drive host, Steven "Woodsy" Woods took to the parking lot of Dave and Buster's in Mission Valley for their annual 28.5 hour canned food drive, CAN Diego, presented by Big Box Storage and powered by Car2Go.

Thanks to their faithful and diligent listeners, FM 94/9 was able to surpass 2012's total of 3,400 pounds of non-perishable food items by almost 2000 pounds.  Their final pound total was over 5,000 pounds of canned food and non -perishables, all donated to the San Diego Food Bank.  This food will help the San Diego Food Bank feed over one million hungry San Diegans.  









KBZT | FM 94/9 - It's About The Music | San Diego

Monday, November 18, 2013

95.7 KISS FM LAUNCHES HOLIDAY MUSIC PROGRAMMING

By Joe Nelson


San Diego, CA – November 18, 2013 – 95.7 KISS FM announced the launch of its Christmas music programming, featuring holiday favorites around the clock through December 25, 2013.

To get in the holiday spirit 95.7 KISS FM is celebrating “KISSmas” by playing nothing but familiar holiday favorites.  The holiday format kicked off Saturday, November 16 with Band-Aid’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas” making 95.7 KISS FM the first San Diego radio station to play non-stop holiday music in 2013.   

Fans can listen to 95.7 KISS FM for 24/7 holiday music on-air and via the station's website, 957kissfm.com, as well as on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's all-in-one digital radio service.  iHeartRadio delivers everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service: instant access to more than 1,500 of the nation's most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus user-created custom stations inspired by favorite artists and songs.  iHeartRadio also offers listeners a "Perfect For" feature which allows users to choose from thousands of curated stations based on a range of moods and activities.  New - iHeartRadio Talk feature (now in beta) offers on-demand listener-created talk content alongside popular news, celebrity and entertainment “audiosodes.” iHeartRadio Talk also features “Daily Pulse,” a customizable Talk channel featuring the most up-to-date news and culture highlights, to which users can add or remove content that is most important to them.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Upgrades Announced for Home Pro Show on KOGO

By Joe Nelson
   New name, new upgraded website, new co-hosts, more stations, improved referral system and new social media elements among changes that put The Home Pro Show at the center of San Diego home services.

   San Diego, CA- “The Home Pro Show” was announced as the new name of the show that has aired over the past year as My Home Improvement.   The announcement was made live on-air by host Clint August and show owners Sean and Heather Johnson.  The Home Pro Show airs from 9AM-10AM on Saturday mornings on News Talk 600 KOGO.
 
   Also announced was the addition of Gregg Cantor as Expert Home Pro and co-host.  Cantor brings the show his over 35 years of experience as owner of http://www.murraylampert.com/.  KOGO weekday host Ladona Harvey joins the show as regular guest host, bringing her unique perspective and love of DIY home projects. Gregg tells SanDiegoRadio "I am thrilled to be a part of the show and look forward to building a huge following as well as growing our network of pros.
    My goal is to educate homeowners about all types of home improvement and give straight answers to any questions or concerns they may have.  Even though we may poke fun at home improvement from time to time, it is very serious and sometimes nerve racking for homeowners.  The pros and I will provide the tools to make it easy!" Host Clint August says "As a San Diego native, it's a privilege to be a part of the team. For me it's more than just home improvement, it's about a common bond with folks in our community. We're a part of people's dreams, and that's very rewarding as a radio host" 

   Along with a new show name, a new and improved web site was debuted at www.ApprovedHomePros.com.  In addition to allowing listeners to interact with the show, the site allows San Diego area consumers to find pre-screened    Approved Home Pros in various categories ranging from Roofing to Foundations and everything in between.  

   San Diego homeowners can also receive free Approved Home Pro referrals by calling 855-840-A-PRO (2776).   Each Approved Home Pro must pass a rigorous screening process and maintain a spotless service record with the homeowners referred by The Home Pro Show. 
   While the Saturday morning show is the base of The Home Pro Show’s media operations, they also announced major on-air presence on Star 94.1, KISS FM and several local TV stations sponsoring live traffic reports.
   Each In conjunction with the other new Home Pro Show elements, updated social media pages were rolled out. These include Facebook at www.Facebook.com/TheHomeProShow and Twitter @HomeProShow, along with Pinterest, YouTube, Instagram and other social media platforms.
The Home Pro Show and ApprovedHomePros.com are owned, operated and produced by 3 Circles Media Inc., Coronado CA.

CONTACT:   
SeanJohnson
seanjohnson@3circlesmedia.com
619-876-9612
941 Orange Avenue, #213
Coronado, CA 92118



Friday, November 15, 2013

Charity Auction Winner and Guests Tour 1090 Studios

By Joe Nelson
   This afternoon, an avid 1090 listener and almost a dozen guests of his were treated to a tour of The Mighty 1090/Walrus studios, a chance to sit in studio with Scott Kaplan and Billy Ray Smith and watch them do their show, then feast on a delicious catered meal provided by Hungry Bear Sub Shop.
Scott Kaplan and Auction Winner Carl Starrett

   Carl Starrett bid on and won the station tour in an auction put together by the Helen Woodward Animal Center. Starrett's former boss was a long time member of the board for the center. Starrett is very involved in the telethons which are televised on KUSI. Carl owns a construction company, Starrett Construction and has overseen countless projects through the years. If you click HERE you can view a terrific slideshow of a custom home Starrett Construction has built.





Thanks for tuning in to SanDiegoRadio
-Joe