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Steve Brown New PD in Roanoke

WVTF in Roanoke has named Steve Brown its new Program Director.  He does the octopus act  — a little bit of everything — like all local station peeps do. Since October 2011, Brown has hosted the weekday “Morning” and “Afternoon Classics” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., “a lengthy announcing schedule by any broadcasting standards,” said WVTF […]

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Good Idea at MPR

A friend asked me earlier this week if I’ve heard anything creative lately on classical radio, and I had to answer “not really.”  In my experience, classical stations are risk averse and I don’t just mean averse to playing new music or vocal music.  Not to disparage anyone, but except for KUSC and WQXR, I rarely hear […]

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