WUSN-FM • Chicago, Ill.
Even the overnight shift offered a producer/board-op and permitted considerable latitude to demonstrate personality. News anchor Nic Rogers and I approached it as 'afternoon drive' in the middle of the night.
'Imagine teaching your dog to fetch a stick, and having him come back instead with a bag of human body parts.' That pretty much sums up my writing style as News Director and morning news anchor from 1988-90.
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Marketing Delta Country to agencies and national advertisers was a challenge. So we put together a station composite to reflect WDTL's programming and production values. This was a rather slick-sounding radio station for the middle of the Mississippi Delta!
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From weekends at WLPL, WYCR and WYST ... to overnights at WYEN, I've spent my career being tossed in the deep end. But I kept treading water and slowly started to improve. Then somebody thought it would be a good idea to have me sub in morning drive in D.C. (The entire airstaff must have had the flu that week.)