In radio for the most part, management advances to the top through sales not programming. Dan was a programmer who reached the pinnacle. He had a couple stints with CBS, retiring as President and CEO after his second tenure from 2007 through 2017. You would have to search deep to find folks inside or outside… Continue reading Ex CBS Radio CEO Dan Mason Talks Francesa; Legalized Gambling’s Effect On Broadcast Sports
Verne Lundquist; a Hearty Laugh and Natural Warmth that Might Never be Replaced
Whether he marveled or shuddered, emoted or agonized, Verne Lundquist was never about shtick or fabrication. Emotional, yes, scripted lines, no. Jack Nicklaus’ birdie at the 1986 Masters still resonates, “Yes Sir!” Lighthearted enthusiasm, of course. A hard hit, “How do you do!” Lundquist’s unmistakable hearty laugh has been comforting and reassuring for half a… Continue reading Verne Lundquist; a Hearty Laugh and Natural Warmth that Might Never be Replaced
Headline: Q&A With Billy Packer (Continued)
Continuing along with the legendary Billy Packer who holds the record for network coverage of a team championship event.
Turner Boss David Levy, A Self-Made Man, Pumped on Eve of Tourney
Levy built Turner’s Sports Stable creatively; open to the next good deal.
Catching Up With the Iconic and Versatile Broadcaster Jack Whitaker; Enjoying Life in his 90s
In the early 60s, Whitaker left local television and his hometown of Philadelphia, beginning a colorful journey through network television’s dominant years.