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Howie Carr thread July & August 2014
http://www.howiecarrshow.com ^ | 7/9/14 | raccoonradio

Posted on 07/09/2014 4:26:52 AM PDT by raccoonradio

Let's link the months of July & August for Howie in this thread. It should be interesting to see what happens in the next couple months as Howie's WRKO contract ends around Sept or so; he's planning to syndicate with a company called Global Media and maybe WRKO will opt to carry him but who knows (would think his affiliate stations currently would stay with him and maybe expand). And an item in today's Inside Track in the Herald hints that some higher priced talent at Fox 25--like Doug "VB" Goudie and Maria Stephanos--may be worried at the upcoming takeover of the station by Cox. Would the likes of VB wind up back on radio?

Anyway we'll start it with today's Herald column.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: howiecarr; talkradio

1 posted on 07/09/2014 4:26:52 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Howie Carr list ping

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Lame legacy is all Deval Patrick has
Delusional Dems ignore record
Howie Carr, Boston Herald 7/9/14

Did you know that Gov. Deval Patrick is working on his “legacy”? Or that he is the “spiritual leader” of the state Democratic Party?

The guy is a complete bust-out, a total failure, and yet the rumpswabs have already got him on the road to political sainthood. We’re in the beatification process now, and if you don’t believe me, just ask Juliette Kayyem, the failed candidate for governor. The day after she was eliminated from the race at the Democratic state convention last month, she sent out an email to her supporters:

“I personally will do anything I can to support our candidates and the legacy of Deval Patrick.”

Legacy? How about his 2006 campaign promise to cut everyone’s property taxes? Not only did he not do it, but the taxes have gone up 20-30 percent since 2007.

Legacies? How about Justina Pelletier? Or ex-Lt. Gov. Crash Murray’s secret public cellphone records. The 25-percent increase in the sales tax. The sales tax on the excise tax on alcohol — such a legacy the voters repealed it.

Here’s another Deval legacy — $1.8 billion a year squandered on welfare for illegal aliens.

Local aid to cities and towns cut $300 million. In fiscal year 2009 alone, Deval signed a budget cutting $500 million out of local aid, while increasing the hack-infested Probation Department’s budget by $4 million.

Ten thousand new state employees, and I’m sure many were hired with the same care and fairness that the hack state reps used when shoving the snouts of their payroll patriots into the trough.

Then yesterday, the Tsarnaev family’s own personal fanzine, the Globe, trumped Juliette Kayyem and called Deval the Democratic Party’s “spiritual leader.”

Yep, that’s right. He’s the archbishop of Sect. 8, the cardinal of EBT.

This came up in the context of Marsha Coakley trying to tiptoe away from Deval’s ... legacy.

Marsha, looking ahead past the primary to November, told the Lowell Sun, “I don’t think under a Gov. Coakley you would have an Annie Dookhan.”

Brave talk from Marsha, but she’s not exactly a management dynamo herself. Remember the headlines: “Coakley campaign funds in disarray.”

But finance is not her forte, losing cases is. Speaking of headlines, who can forget her recent triumphs:

“Supreme Court rules unanimously against Coakley.”

That was on abortion buffer zones, and is not to be confused with the recent judicial ruling on casinos: “SJC rules unanimously against Coakley.”

The legacies just keep on coming.

2 posted on 07/09/2014 4:29:59 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Let’s hope that Howie has a clear out from his contract this time. He really miscalculated the last time by signing with a competitor and enabling WRKO to match the terms.

VB is better on television than on the radio, IMO.


3 posted on 07/09/2014 4:36:57 AM PDT by CASchack
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Yes, well we’ll see what happens. I just posted this on a couple radio boards:

Some past TV reporters, etc. have wound up going to local radio. John Dennis, Kim Carrigan, Dan Rea (tho I think he’d done radio before his TV stint), etc. Now the pending swap of TV stations from Cox to Fox which puts Fox 25 in the camp of Cox, pending FCC approval, has some at 25 “nervous”; Inside Track in Herald names high-priced talent (it says) like Maria Stephanos and Doug VB Goudie. If they were to be cut would they wind up (back) on radio?
Doug of course was the longtime producer/co-producer of Howie Carr, nicknamed “Virgin Boy” (or Victor Bravo as he put it) who made a move to TV around ’03 or so. He didn’t really come back to appear on Howie’s show in the meantime though at least once I heard him on the old WTKK filling in for Severin I think. Not too many fill ins, though.
VB had his own RKO show briefly, The Pit, which took over Dr Laura’s slot late night but he gave it up when he moved to TV. I have a cass. somewhere of his last show also featuring Paul “Butchie” Brennan (later worked for Leslie
“The Radio Chick” Gold in NY) and Nancy “Sandy” Shack and Cosmo Macero (who also teamed up with him on TV as the “heavy hitters”…


4 posted on 07/09/2014 4:45:42 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Also Howie may control his own destiny THIS time. He has signed with Global Media who could then offer the show to RKO, and we’d hope the deal would give him an “out clause”. Radio columnist Tom Taylor writes:

“Boston-based talk host Howie Carr signs with Tony Garcia’s new Global Media Services. Garcia calls him ‘an icon and legend in New England, and I look forward to partnering with him to bring his unique views on politics, pop culture and society to the entire nation.’ Carr’s heard in Boston from 3-7pm on Entercom’s talk WRKO (680), which is the station that fought so hard to keep him from jumping to Greater Media. Before moving to Denver to work with RegionalHelpWanted.com, Garcia led the Charlotte-based syndication of Bob & Sheri.”


So he’ll be with a syndicator and who knows if he can do his show from RKO (despite them not employing him directly) or a home studio, or Florida, or the Cape, or who knows. Global Media would syndicate the show and no doubt offer it to the likes of WRKO here and the other stations currently carrying him—WCRN, WVMT, WGAN, WXTK, WNTK and more....and perhaps also put him in diff. markets outside New England. He briefly had affiliates in some far flung places but will his regional/New England focus harm him? Will Mass. politics “play in Peoria”? (I have thought he could do something like 2 hours for national and then go local...)


5 posted on 07/09/2014 4:50:56 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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It was pointed out to me that Cox, probably new owners of 25, was responsible for this—and wound up getting boycotted by the Asian community in the Bay Area (hoax pilot names of Asiana crash)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmFA7jDnk_w


6 posted on 07/09/2014 4:57:07 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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I don’t care if Howie continues to be carried on WRKO, but I’d like to see him free to move elsewhere. I doubt that his show will work as well if he tries to do it from Florida. Part of his appeal is knowing the inner workings of Mass politics/politicians, and it will be much more difficult to keep that going from Florida. Perhaps he can keep the topics broad and on a national level.


7 posted on 07/09/2014 6:00:09 AM PDT by CASchack
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Very true—he may have been fantasizing about doing his show from a “Southern Command” as Rush does. But hey, maybe he could do it from the Cape and move there...?

In Boston the only other poss. option for Howie if WRKO doesn’t take him back (getting the show via syndicator) is really WUFC 1510 at this point (currently runs Beck, Hannity, Dennis Miller etc). No
“FM talker” unless you count the moonbat stuff on public radio. WBZ has no room for him and prob. wouldn’t put him on even if they did (I can’t picture the immigrant horn/”Milford man” on WBZ), but who knows. I’d think RKO would sign up
for his show unless they decide to abandon talk.

http://1510wufc.com


8 posted on 07/09/2014 7:08:24 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Howie column ping, today

col.

Here are five of the most pathetic words in the English language:

“I’m a full-time state rep.”

That was state Rep. Mike Moran the other day at the Probation trial. He didn’t seem embarrassed either. It’s a full-time job I guess, getting Probation jobs for the likes of Kenny Weiand, who is now awaiting trial on charges of motor-vehicle homicide while driving to endanger and drunk.

Two years after Weiand was hired as a favor to the full-time rep without so much as an interview, he was involved in a 2010 accident in Mansfield that killed a state trooper.

It was another day of embarrassing revelations in the federal trial of three former Probation bigwigs, including former Commissioner John O’Brien. The prosecution will rest its troubled case this morning.

The feds have been trying to prove that the Legislature had an arrangement with O’Brien et al. In return for jobs for the Kenny Weiands of the world, the Legislature appropriated more money for Probation.

In other words, quid pro quo. The problem is, the feds indicted the quid, but not the quo. None of the legislative leaders are in the dock, only their hack minions.

The first witness yesterday was state Rep. David Linsky of Natick. He got a Probation job for his unemployed campaign manager. Linsky talked about what a great guy Mistah Speakah is, mentioning the day his son Tyler had to pitch a baseball game in DeLeo’s hometown of Winthrop.

“I remember Bob DeLeo showing up that day to watch him.”

Some would say, what a great guy. Others might say, DeLeo must not be very busy if he can go to a kids’ ball game. But then he too is a “full-time state rep.”

Another attendee: Lenny Mirosolo, DeLeo’s coatholder, who was in charge of passing out the free jobs to Kenny Weiand and the rest. His son Brian is Mistah Speakah’s godson, and at age 29, Brian became the youngest chief probation officer in state history.

Next witness: Kathleen Petrolati, the wife of Rep. Tom Petrolati. She wouldn’t talk until she got a grant of immunity. A UMass dropout, she was hired at Probation after a nationwide search in 2000. One of her co-workers was Mindi Burke, daughter of another of the indicted Probation officials, Billy.

Then came a former staffer for now-imprisoned ex-Speaker Sal DiMasi. He talked about how a p.o. named Bernie Dow got himself a promotion in Worcester. Among the hacks Dow beat out for the job was one Antonietta DeAngelis — a familiar name to the jury. On Wednesday, her father, a retired Probation hack named Nick DeAngelis, testified for the prosecution, but only after he too got a grant of immunity. Judge Bob Mulligan helped Nick get his big promotion, and then personally called Daddy D when he got his son, Nick Jr., a job as a court officer.

By the way, Antonietta DeAngelis got taken care of too — she’s now the chief probation officer at Greenfield District Court for about $80,000 a year.

The motto of the Legislature — Quid did it, leave Quo alone.

Yesterday
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9 posted on 07/11/2014 4:43:22 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Sun column

http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/07/carr_crime_or_tradition


10 posted on 07/13/2014 5:51:39 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Tue column

http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/07/carr_here_s_my_solution_to_halt_tide_of_illegals


11 posted on 07/15/2014 9:28:31 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Highly recommend film Whitey: The USA vs James J Bulger, prod in assoc with CNN and based I think on the book by Shelley Murphy and Kevin Cullen. Reporters Dick Lehr & David Boeri also seen, along with interviews with relatives of the 19 murder victims of the now-convicted gangster. It doesn’t really cover his capture in Santa Barbara but goes over the relationship of gangsters, informants, the FBI and the Justice Department. No doubt will wind up on video & airings on CNN. Very well done. (And Bulger himself is heard via phone calls with lawyer J.W. Carney) NOTE: No mention of Howie in the film other than a vague reference to Martorano and the “book he co-wrote, film rights”. Billy Bulger seen once, mentioned once. Kevin Weeks is in it; Barnicle is not.


12 posted on 07/15/2014 1:37:35 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/07/carr_tax_keeps_hacks_living_large

Sun column ping


13 posted on 07/20/2014 4:46:45 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/07/carr_a_picture_perfect_legacy_for_deleo

Fri column ping


14 posted on 07/25/2014 3:04:27 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Sun column ping
http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/07/carr_count_on_tsarnaevs_ebt_card_collection


15 posted on 07/27/2014 3:39:29 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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If Howie doesn’t happen to Entercom when his contract expires, who else might?


16 posted on 07/27/2014 4:00:48 AM PDT by cynwoody
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Howie has signed with a company called Global Media (the guy who does it helped syndicate a show in other parts of the country called Bob and Sheri). I think his contract with Entercom ends in Sept. One thing I heard is that Howie and Sandy were both seen going into the offices of Money Matters, which owns a couple small stations and does the WRKO financial talk bit in late mornings (I think); they also were the ones who syndicated Michael Graham to about 6 stations (Graham moved to Atlanta).

So the idea is with Global Media, Howie gets to control his show. WRKO can choose to run it; if not maybe WUFC 1510 could. Details soon I hope. Howie is taking a trip to Cleveland this weekend and it could involve radio but it also might be about his books or movie rights. He has done Cle. business trips before.

I would hope Howie’s current affiliates would sign on.
I know Howie had a good relationship with Cary Pahigian
up in Maine (Talkers.com: “ Prior to his tenure at Saga’s Portland properties, Pahigian was station manager at heritage Boston outlet WBZ-AM; operations manager and program director of Philadelphia sports station WIP-AM; vice president of operations at Sconnix Broadcasting; and vice president and general manager of Boch Broadcasting on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.”)-—Pahigian may have been consultant for Howie when he tried to jump to WTKK in 2007, not sure.

All Access June 24:
>>TONY GARCIA’s GLOBAL MEDIA SERVICES is taking over syndication duties for HOWIE CARR’s afternoon talk show, based at ENTERCOM News-Talk WRKO-AN/BOSTON and aired on 15 stations across NEW ENGLAND. CARR, a Radio Hall of Famer and BOSTON HERALD columnist, said, “I’ve been looking forward to this day for a long time. It’s exciting to be branching out on my own and expanding the network. I have a great relationship with my affiliates and advertisers and I think they’ll tell you I’ve been a real asset to their businesses.”
>>GARCIA, who founded GLOBAL this year after stints at WLNK/CHARLOTTE, where he launched BOB AND SHERI into syndication, and REGIONAL HELP WANTED, said, “HOWIE CARR is an icon and legend in NEW ENGLAND and I look forward to partnering with him to bring his unique views on politics, pop culture and society to the entire nation. The possibilities are endless.”


Money Matters Radio (note the station they mention in Southbridge just got sold I think)
http://moneymattersboston.com

I think they have WBNW 1120 Concord MA and
WPLM 1390 in Plymouth. Graham’s show had also aired on
WCRN Worcester, WCCM Salem NH, WESO Southbridge etc.

So again it looks like Howie is involved with Global Media and by late Sept or Nov., he could be starting his show with them and not WRKO, though RKO could carry him. He may wind up doing the show from a studio somewhere else...or “rent” WRKO.


“The Entercom has hit the fan” you might say—Kirk Minihane’s comments (WEEI) have led Fox to stop advertising on Entercom’s more than 100 stations; supposedly they spent a million bucks last year advertising with Entercom...


17 posted on 07/27/2014 4:13:05 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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oh, forgot to mention that Cary Pahigian, see above, left Saga Portland and is now working with Hearst in Baltimore. Again I would hope Howie’s various affiliates keep going with him.

In 2007 Howie tried to jump to WTKK. His RKO contract ended in Sept of that year and the idea was to start mornings on WTKK on 10/1/07. Due to judges rulings, it didn’t happen. By the time Howie got back on, it was late Nov of 2007 (after Todd
Feinburg did a bunch of fill ins). With the election coming up, there’s more interest in poli. talk radio and a lot of money could be spent by candidates on stations like WRKO.
So I don’t know if Howie’s change-to-Global-Media happens in Sept. or November...and if WRKO keeps talk after the election. They well may.


18 posted on 07/27/2014 4:16:24 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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btw not totally sure if Money Matters and Barry Armstong/Fin. Exchange are one and the same; I did read online that WHJJ 920 in Prov is going to be running Armstrong starting “next Mon.” (was posted on the 21st), either 10-noon or 6-8 pm


19 posted on 07/27/2014 4:31:38 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Via Howie's twitter. He's in Cleveland (Col Hunt on today) dealing with his latest book, Plug Uglies, at something called Bookmasters

20 posted on 07/28/2014 10:27:31 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/07/carr_paying_for_wrong_renovations
Wed column


21 posted on 07/30/2014 5:41:48 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Thu column ping

http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/07/carr_bulger_public_library_now_that_s_one_for_the_books


22 posted on 07/31/2014 8:11:54 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/07/carr_marty_s_irish_up_over_john_o_brien_s_fate

Fri column ping


23 posted on 08/01/2014 5:20:28 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Sat column

http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/08/carr_its_all_relative_at_globe


24 posted on 08/02/2014 6:01:05 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Wed column: here He’s not going to be the next governor of Massachusetts, but state Treasurer Steve Grossman will make it into the new edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.

At age 68, he will be listed as the “world’s oldest child still collecting an allowance from his 92-year-old mother.”

Who knew? Of course we understood that all the stuff in his TV spots about “creating jobs” was beyond a stretch — it was his dad’s envelope company. But now that we know his mom is financing his super PAC with untold thousands upon thousands of dollars, well, it’s going to be hard to keep a straight face seeing those commercials of his as the Bill Gates of Newtonville.

A guy 68 years old still sponging off Mom — what kind of business has he been running all these years?

A lemonade stand?

When the hacks passed the law last week to force out these kinds of PAC revelations, did they know the first big fish they were going to snare was Mrs. Shirley Grossman?

This ensures an obvious question at the next Democrat debate:

“We’d like to ask each of the candidates, when did your mom stop giving you an allowance? Mr. Grossman, would you like to go first?”

Steve isn’t the first poor little rich kid pol to mooch off his parents. At least 30 percent of the Massachusetts Democratic electorate these days are trustafarians. The bigger the trust fund, the bigger the moonbat. Why do you think the state keeps electing these despicable frauds? They don’t work; they get the kiss in the mail, like a hack or an illegal alien.

But with the trust fund, most of them never have to go groveling to Ma for a handout. That never works. Look what happened when Ted Kennedy borrowed the keys to Rose’s ’67 Oldsmobile Delmont for his weekend on Chappaquiddick.

Or John Kerry, running for president on his second wife’s first husband’s trust fund in 2004, couldn’t even get away with claiming his five SUVs didn’t really belong to him, but to his gold-digging wife.

“Those are my family’s SUVs,” he whined, as convincingly as Grossman.

Poor Shirley. I think she let her son down. He must have gone to her and told her that as treasurer, he just had to run for governor like all the other kids.

To which she should have replied, “Well, Steven, if Joe and Shannon and Tim all jumped off a cliff, would you jump off a cliff too?”

The answer is, yes he would, and has. And he’s about a month from hitting the same bottom they all did.

Of course, maybe it’s not just love that made her do it. When Barry White came to her looking for a contribution for Boy Grossman, perhaps she thought she was talking to the real Barry White, the singer, not some nonentity ambassador.

Alas, the real Barry White passed on in 2003. And Steve Grossman’s political career passes on in about five weeks. But at least he’ll live on, in the Guinness Book of World 
Records.

25 posted on 08/06/2014 6:58:52 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Fri column

http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/08/carr_staying_out_of_jail_proves_tough_row_to_hoe_for_mass


26 posted on 08/08/2014 6:10:58 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Sun column ping

http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/08/carr_no_dreamers_in_dem_disneyland


27 posted on 08/10/2014 4:38:06 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/08/carr_elizabeth_warren_was_born_to_run

Fri column ping


28 posted on 08/15/2014 4:56:43 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/08/carr_bay_state_democrats_launch_war_on_men

Sun column ping


29 posted on 08/17/2014 1:37:21 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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Wed column ping
http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/08/carr_best_of_facts_free_reporting_hands_downi_mean_up


30 posted on 08/20/2014 12:28:45 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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Fri column ping

http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/2014/08/a_real_card_for_everett_casino_bid


31 posted on 08/22/2014 3:27:55 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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Want ad?

http://www.allaccess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=49865&sid=f453d5c32ea1f3af6f9d802b35f96ba1

AM 680, WRKO Boston’s Talk Station has a rare opening for a full time talk show host.

Do you have what it takes to be in a top ten market, with 50,000 watts of power at your command and working under these legendary call letters that gave birth to the talk format? WRKO is looking someone who lives and breathes the news cycle. Not just politics, but pop culture as well. Can you discuss any topic with a passion; can you disagree without being disagreeable? Can you light up the phone lines, keep the conversation moving and interesting? Can you leave your ego at the door and work for a company that will give you the best and brightest minds in the industry to help guide you to success? If this sounds like you- and you’re ready to “ship off to Boston,” and “love this dirty water,” send your unedited air checks now.
mail to: Bill Cooksey WRKO


32 posted on 08/22/2014 7:50:33 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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Want ad?

http://www.allaccess.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=49865&sid=f453d5c32ea1f3af6f9d802b35f96ba1

AM 680, WRKO Boston’s Talk Station has a rare opening for a full time talk show host.

Do you have what it takes to be in a top ten market, with 50,000 watts of power at your command and working under these legendary call letters that gave birth to the talk format? WRKO is looking someone who lives and breathes the news cycle. Not just politics, but pop culture as well. Can you discuss any topic with a passion; can you disagree without being disagreeable? Can you light up the phone lines, keep the conversation moving and interesting? Can you leave your ego at the door and work for a company that will give you the best and brightest minds in the industry to help guide you to success? If this sounds like you- and you’re ready to “ship off to Boston,” and “love this dirty water,” send your unedited air checks now.
mail to: Bill Cooksey WRKO


33 posted on 08/22/2014 7:50:35 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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Rep John Binienda of Worcester has died. Howie nicknamed him Spuds—accused of assault on his then-wife in 1992

http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2014/08/longtime_state_representative_john_binienda_dies_at_67_0

Howie 2/6/14: “”How about state Rep. John Binienda, my dear pal from Worcester. He too was once accused of assault and battery — on his wife. Was he expelled from this august body?”


34 posted on 08/23/2014 5:05:18 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Wed column

http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/08/carr_good_ol_days_not_so_old_for_teamsters_local_25


35 posted on 08/27/2014 5:55:20 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Howie update and I’ll let you know if I hear more:

From what I’ve heard, he is to be syndicated by a company called Global Media. His show with Entercom/WRKO is to expire sometime next month (don’t know when) and he’ll hopefully start the new show right away. While he’s being syndicated (regionally or nationally) by Global Media, he also may be producing the show with the help of the Financial Exchange/Money Matters. He and Sandy were seen going in and out of their building.

Fin. Exchange (Barry Armstrong, etc.) does business programming for WRKO and other stations. They recently hired ex-WRKO prog director Jason Wolfe for media and marketing purposes (Wolfe also is a consultant to ex WEEI host Glenn Ordway who does streaming and podcast as Big Show Unfiltered/Sports Talk Boston). I’m thinking Howie may do the show out of Money Matters’ studios in Needham. Will WRKO be aboard? Hopefully. It’s also possible some of the stations that had Money Matters syndicating Michael Graham (Graham now works in Atlanta) MAY pick up Howie incl. 830
in Worc. (which already has Howie), 1120 in Concord MA,
1390 in Plymouth etc. Not sure about the stations in
Burl VT, Lakes Region NH, Portland & Bangor ME, the Cape (WXTK), western MA (WHYN) etc. Will let you know.


Radio-Online:
>>Jason Wolfe has joined The Financial Exchange Radio Network as Chief Media and Marketing Strategist. The announcement was made by President and CEO Barry Armstrong. In his newly created role, Wolfe will be in charge of building the brand and expanding the reach of The Financial Exchange with Barry Armstrong and Kim Carrigan, in addition to developing new marketing and business partnerships that expose the show to a much larger audience. He’s presently involved in high level discussions to grow the show’s network, which most recently added WHJJ in Providence.
Wolfe, who has spent his entire radio career in Boston, served as Vice President of Programming and Operations for WEEI and WRKO from March 2006 to August 2013. He began his career with WEEI at its inception as a sports station in August 1991, and was named Program Director in 1997. His 22 year run at WEEI is among the longest, and most successful, of any programmer at one station anywhere in the country.


36 posted on 08/28/2014 9:35:34 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Fri column

http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/08/carr_charlie_baker_s_baying_like_a_moonbat


37 posted on 08/29/2014 3:32:38 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Sun column

http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/08/carr_pols_need_to_get_wise


38 posted on 08/31/2014 9:22:52 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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Yeah I know it’s Sept but one more post: Howie had Barry Armstrong from Financial Exchange on tonight to plug the fact that HC’s affiliate in Holyoke, WHYN 560 will carry that show. Financial is expanding to many other markets and we’re wondering if maybe Howie’s show will wind up there too.

Again this is just speculation but I heard that while Global
Media is syndicating Howie soon, he also MAY be working with Financial Exchange. Here are some of the stations that may take Howie (delayed in some areas?) Again, speculation.

Possibly:
560 WHYN Holyoke MA
95.1 WXTK FM Cape Cod
580 WTAG Worcester (also on 94.9 FM)
1390 WPLM AM Plymouth

610 WGIR Manch NH
96.7 WQSO Portsmouth NH
99.7 WNTK & 1490 WUVR NH/VT Upper Valley

960 WELI New Haven CT

920 WHJJ Providence

again speculation...and add others Howie already has elsewhere. Once I hear for sure I’ll let you know...again I will say now, speculation.

...and not sure about WRKO. The fill ins by Steve Malzberg
could be an audition...


39 posted on 09/02/2014 8:01:11 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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