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Stacy Taylor is Alive and Well

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By Joe Nelson
   A few weeks back, I received an email from a reader titled "Is Stacy Taylor Dead"
   I simply replied "Nope. Alive and well. He is taking a Social Media respite"
   I received another email yesterday asking if I 'was sure'.

Well, after contacting Taylor, here is proof that the former SD talk show host is just fine.
 Dated March 26, 2015
   You may rest well tonight, thanks for reading SanDiegoRadio!
-Joe

Letter From The Editor

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By Joe Nelson
SanDiegoRadio will be dark for a week or two. My mom, Carol Nelson passed away last night. I need time to focus on my family and especially my dad, seeing he has everything he needs.
   I do have the March Spotlight almost ready, so I will run that. But if you need me, please feel free. SanDiegoRadioJoe@gmail.com


Jack Vincent Hospitalized

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By Joe Nelson
   Radio Icon Jack Vincent has been hospitalized for chest pains. Please keep him in your thoughts and prayers. More as it comes available.


RIP Jack Woods

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By Joe Nelson
   Jack Woods, 'Charlie' of "Charlie and Harrigan" passed away last night. SanDiegoRadio.org sends his family condolences on the loss of a great man, and a radio legend. More when it comes available. Jack recently suffered a stroke and was recovering.

Thanks to David Manzi for this:
Remembering Jack Woods, aka "Charlie," pictured left alongside radio partner Paul Menard, aka "Harrigan." Charlie and Harrigan teamed up in 1965 and quickly rose to the top of San Diego's radio ratings, eventually taking their show national but recording specialized clips for each market so as to make the program sound local on each station. More common now, I believe they were the first to do so. As an engineer friend who worked with them said, Jeff and Jer, Hudson and Bauer, DSC and all that followed, owe Charlie and Harrigan a debt of gratitude for setting the standard of morning team radio. Recently inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame, th…

Clint and Nick Make a Bet

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By Joe Nelson
The new duo at KGB, Clint August and Nick Hardwick have made a bet


Lent bet details, from Clint:
Clint has to go 40 days without ice cream.
If he loses the bet he has to wear a g string and ride his Harley around San Diego during drive time traffic.

Nick has to go 40 days without coffee.
If he loses he has to wear a ballerina outfit on a busy downtown street corner for 30 minutes while twirling a sign.
Don't let Clint lose...you'll never eat again.

VISIT Clint and Nick's 101.5 KGB Page for details

Thanks for tuning in!
Joe


Scott Kaplan Takes a Tour of Qualcomm Stadium

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By Joe Nelson
Scott Kaplan, one half of The Mighty 1090's "Scott and BR" toured the dilapidating Qualcomm Stadium, exposing the wear, tear, and aging of the nearly 50 year old structure.

   Kaplan walks the stadium with Jim Steeg, former Chargers COO, and current member of the Citizen's Stadium Advisory Group as Steeg points out the eyesores and potential problems not so easily seen on game day.

   See the video HERE

Thanks for tuning in to SanDiegoRadio.org
Joe

KSON City-wide Best-of Poll Winners Revealed

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By Joe Nelson

   San Diego – March 11, 2015 –San Diego heritage Country Music Station, KSON, and Morning-Drive Show “John & Tammy in the Morning” conduct the “I’m so San Diego” awards selecting multiple best-of categories, as voted on by listeners.

   Winners were revealed on KSON this morning and were:
Best View: Point Loma Lighthouse

Best Burger: Hodad's

Best Brewery: Ballast Point

Best Winery: Bernardo Winery.

   Photos can be found at: KSON

 For more information, please contact John D’Angelo at 619-718-7174 or by email at jdangelo@kson.com. Information is also available at www.kson.com.

SanDiegoRadio Job Board

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By Joe Nelson

Multi Media Account Executive BCA Radio is looking for an aggressive and enthusiastic sales executive to develop new multi media advertising campaigns for BCA Radio – which includes The Mighty 1090, 105.7 MAX FM and ESPN 1700 as well as multiple digital platforms and events.    Candidate must be able to strategically assess client/consumer needs and implement a plan to boost the revenue that they manage as well as that of the overall company’s. Candidates will have monthly sales goals and will be compensated accordingly.  Please send a resume and email to hr@bcaradio.com – let us know why you think you are a strong candidate for the job.
Preferable experience: -1-2 year experience selling media (traditional or digital) -Strong knowledge of digital marketing platforms -Strong understanding of advertising and how to connect audience with an advertiser

Energy 103.7 Names Night Host

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By Joe Nelson
March 9, 2015 ALEXIA GLORIA NAMED HOST, NIGHTS, ENERGY 103.7

Alexia Gloria joins CBS RADIO/SAN DIEGO’S ENERGY 103.7 (KEGY-FM) as their new night host (weekdays, 7p-Midnight), it was announced today by Chris Patyk, Program Director, KEGY-FM.  

“When we set out to find out our next night star, we wanted to find a personality that reflected the lifestyle of our listener.  Alexia lives the life,” said Patyk. “She’s passionate about music and has the drive to be number one. We’re so excited to have her as a part of our team!”

Most recently, Alexia worked part time on-air at San Diego’s XHTZ-FM. Prior to that she was the night personality at KWIN-FM in Stockton with stops in Salinas, CA at KDON-FM and KHOP-FM in Modesto.  

“I was that kid who would call a radio station in hopes to have them play my phone call on the air,” said Alexia. ”I would listen with my cassette ready to record it. Radio has always been my life and always will be because I LOVE RADIO.”
Alexia’s first day on air …

The Listen Local Show

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By Joe Nelson
Cathryn Beeks will debut her show Thursday at 8PM. Cathryn can now be heard on KNSJ 89.1.
   For more info, please visit HERE

Congratulations!

-Joe