They make such a huge thing out of not subscribing to the Arbitron ratings and I have seen SO MANY places say “Well, we don’t KNOW what their ratings are because they do not subscribe”. In 2005, ESPN aired a Sportcentury segment that rubbed King the wrong way. © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. They were born that way. The 9am-1pm “JaM Session” hosted by Jean-Jacques Taylor and Matt McClearin will join Cumulus’ “1310/96.7 The Ticket” KTCK/KTCK-FM as weekend hosts as well as hosting a daily podcast. NFL combine 2020: When are interviews and workouts for all NFL draft prospects? But, with Goldhammer and that Emmitt Golden .. Period. It’s gotten to the point where it is like a big infomercial with some BBQ and rasslin’ talk sprinkled in. I know they “stardust” them with the personalities on the air giving them personal treatment and mentioning them incessantly but .. you’d think a smart advertiser would figure out this is just .. A SCAM . What can the Browns learn from Greg Robinson that helps at the NFL combine? Get breaking news coverage as events unfold. I was 28 years on the air in Northeast Ohio commercial broadcast radio. HARD. .front to back. That move was a necessity after Wednesday's debacle, which carried on for about an hour — the highlights of which were compiled by the RBS Reddit page. And the rest of it .. is just HAMMERED in the ratings for the rest of the dayparts. Prior to that, Crawford spent nine years hosting ESPN's morning show Cold Pizza and its successor ESPN First Take, as well as Cold Pizza's spinoff series 1st and 10 until its 2011 cancellation. ESPN Cleveland suspended Browns analyst Tony Grossi on Tuesday after comments surfaced over a hot mic where he called Baker Mayfield a "(expletive) midget." Nate would know this, I bet. The comment surfaced on Tuesday morning, leading to a statement from ESPN Cleveland. For them, any problems at radio stations they feel is all about their opinion of the quality (or lack of quality) of specific stations and shows. As RBS goes, so does the Galleria…the old “put all your eggs in 1 basket” theory – and this schedule proves it. Well, reading between the lines there, vjm .. visiting radio engineer is .. not a very steady gig. What Should Be Done to Turn Around WABC's Ratings? WBWD Sold For Second Time In Three Months Returning Radio Zindagi, Nielsen Nabs Sinclair/Waterloo Media Ratings Deal, WABC Adds Sunday Nights With Sinatra Hosted By Joe Piscopo, Charlie James Exits WTMA Charleston To Join 106.3 WORD Greenville, Bloomberg Extends Its LMA Of 99.1 WDCH Washington, WSFZ is stunting, will become Jackson’s BIN affiliate. Even though the internet is the ultimate audience and advertiser fragmentation hole, the fact that 2/3rds of adults are on line every day has advertisers….large, and the smarter smaller/local ones trying to figure out what works and how they can put ad dollars on the web…where millions and millions of consumers are now spending a ton of time daily. “The term Tony used is a derogatory slur to describe Little People. Wow. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. 38K likes. HAMMERED .. completely HAMMERED in The Real Ratings I spoke of .. and they had to get that train wreck out of there. Participant. I can’t see how KNR can keep this up. It’s cold and it is harsh and it is not shaded with “Participation Trophies”. Brian Hoyer was getting the job done. Rough. The changes at WKNR are really just an indication of growing issues in all of radio & traditional mass media: declining advertising revenues caused in no small way by the incredible growth of ad dollars shifting to the internet. Talking NFL Combine 2020 and Browns free agency with Bud Shaw: ‘More Sports & Les Levine’, Myles Garrett calls his first trip to Tanzania with Waterboys ‘an absolute blessing’. Real. The local airstaff of “ESPN 103.3” KESN Allen/Dallas will exit following their shows on Wednesday, October 7 as Cumulus Media’s LMA to operate the station comes to an end. I bet those dudes were .. It’s a helluva thing, man. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Why did ESPN replace Sage Steele with Michelle Beadle on "NBA Countdown" a week before the start of the playoffs? The largest town in Cleveland was, for a long time, Guisborough, until the rise of Middlesbrough in the 19th century. Microphone in North Ridgeville or something. Kellen Winslow JR was once a phenomenal football player but now is in all kinds of legal trouble. This puts pressure on local radio and TV stations….and they cut back personnel to make up for lost ad revenues. Because they HAVE to know what the ACTUAL .. REAL .. ratings are for allllll the radio stations in the market so they can make informed decisions. It is .. honorable. Matt .. it’s stumbling. I can’t see how they can sustain that. Couldn’t pay all that much and you get summers completely off. The facts are the facts .. you can’t change them. Go sell tires, dude. #KJZ Listen to Keyshawn, JWill, & Zubin weekdays 6-9a on 850 ESPN Cleveland, presented by Jack Daniel's.#MakeItCount. ESPN 850 WKNR & ESPN Cleveland: The best sports coverage in Cleveland. Here in Detroit there were two sports radio stations and one flipped. Hey Tony: It seems there is a renewed effort to get Art Modell in the HOF. I’m sorry guys but you just chose the wrong field. Three players were ejected after a nasty brawl late in Thursday night's Steelers-Browns game. There’s nothing they can do about it. Bad voice .. that’s the major thing with Kulas and Matt. No, he really doesn’t. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- ESPN is rolling out a new “Monday Night Football” announcing team for the third straight season. The show said that King was a "snake-oil salesman" and killed "not once, but twice." Goldhammer was getting his lunch handed to him in the afternoons (with Mike Trivisonno, Alan Cox, and Bull & Fox owning that spot in the talk department), so – because as program director he could (Thanks, dad) – he ran back to his “safe space” on RBS. There’s many things that are important and vital to a radio station that does not include being on the air .. please do those things. Cherry is .. wow .. This is high school mass media class. No, he really doesn’t. 38K likes. I bet those dudes were .. It’s .. dude, go find a convenience store or a tire store or something .. that is not an undesirable vocation. And come out of the spot break .. *WITH A LIVE READ*! EXTREME. Editor's note: Tony Grossi covers the Cleveland Browns for 850 ESPN Cleveland. I can’t see how KNR can keep this up. Now, there is one. Bottom line is ad buys and dollars in traditional media ARE down, especially with large national & regional advertisers. They need to know this. And for 28 years of my life .. the ratings would come out .. Out of work, out of a job, out of a career. Couple that with the surprising absence of local non-postgame programming of any sort, and I’m not sure what Craig K’s long game is here. They also claimed that King shorted Muhammad Ali by $1.2 million. Well, reading between the lines there, vjm .. visiting radio engineer is .. not a very steady gig. It sounds like a broadcasting school. But get the hell off the air. Dana O’Neil Then: ESPN.com college basketball reporter Now: College basketball reporter for The Athletic Eamonn Brennan Then: ESPN.com college basketball reporter Now: College basketball reporter for The Athletic Chantel Jennings Then: ESPN.com college sports writ… ESPN Radio has considered its 1-3 p.m “First Take, My Take,” which is hosted by Jason Fitz, as a placeholder of sorts. They need to know this. Check us out at ESPNCleveland.com He obviously should not be, but do you see this succeeding?-- Christopher, Red Bluff, CA. HAMMERED .. completely HAMMERED in The Real Ratings I spoke of .. and they had to get that train wreck out of there. But it is cash. Nice to see Matt Fontana getting a co-hosting shot. I call “Mularkey” on that .. there’s another word I won’t use but .. check me if I am wrong here, people. Like, people that never, ever should be on the air. But .. GET OFF THE RADIO, MAN .. you can’t guffaw for three hours day in and day out … every 8 minutes you are on the air. Stream live CNN, FOX News Radio, and MSNBC. Period. It costs them an arm and a leg but .. it is the cost of doing business. Good or bad…whatever any of us personally think…the web has changed our world..and many traditional advertising-supported media. CBS 92.3 is pretty doggone good. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement, and Your California Privacy Rights (each updated 1/1/20). It’s real. That’s what Emmitt Golden sounds like. With OBJ & Landry healing from surgeries, Baker Mayfield faces another challenging offseason: Browns Take. espn.com — Jun 16, 2016Tony GrossiESPN Cleveland CloseTony Grossi has covered the Cleveland Browns since 1984, currently for ESPN Cleveland, and is one of 46 voters for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Shakeup at ESPN Cleveland. So he sued the channel for $2.5 billion. So, they went cultural with Cherry and Golden. It is .. honorable. All Rights Reserved. Before Sunday night's stirring victory by the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, a Cleveland team had not won a major sports championship since Dec. 27, 1964. Like, CRINGE WORTHY. And I remember that big advertising agencies GET THE RADIO RATINGS .. period .. period period. That and every four seconds saying “I’ve done this for 30 years” and he just turned me off. Good Karma Brands will not tolerate derogatory language that demeans others or groups of people.”. They make such a huge thing out of not subscribing to the Arbitron ratings and I have seen SO MANY places say “Well, we don’t KNOW what their ratings are because they do not subscribe”. Maybe that’s what Kulas figured out. An unchecked sales department will destroy a radio station. He’s .. generations of radio knowledge in that dude. And I remember that big advertising agencies GET THE RADIO RATINGS .. period .. period period. I rode that lightning for 28 years, man. Incorrect. I can’t believe that black people would accept Emmitt Golden as a broadcaster that is worth actual CASH. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. That’s Emmitt Golden. Couldn’t pay all that much and you get summers completely off. Mayfield was asked about the drive and a lack of urgency, leading to his abrupt exit. But .. GET OFF THE RADIO, MAN .. you can’t guffaw for three hours day in and day out  … every 8 minutes you are on the air. Eventually the sponsors have to figure out they are part of a massive scam .. no matter how effective their sales person is. CLEVELAND, Ohio — ESPN Cleveland suspended Browns analyst Tony Grossi indefinitely Tuesday after he was heard calling Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield a “(expletive) midget” on a hot microphone when he thought he was not on the air. Here in Detroit there were two sports radio stations and one flipped. Why does he LAUGH like that? John .. did you hear where Kulas is going .. some BBQ or Rasslin’ related endeavor? Plus 100,000 … The Book .. and it is HARD. Maybe there is something else to it. They might be able to spin a demographic inner city demo or something? (ESPN Cleveland). The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. And come out of the spot break .. *WITH A LIVE READ*! Will Kevin Stefanski pursue some his former Vikings players such as Anthony Harris and Everson Griffen? A Program Director is supposed to fight for programming and Goldhammer is just getting RAPED by the sales manager there. It’s cold and it is harsh and it is not shaded with “Participation Trophies”. Happened to the Colts 57 times, Browns 21 times and Ravens 9 times. Ya know? ESPN 850 WKNR & ESPN Cleveland: The best sports coverage in Cleveland. It’s a helluva thing, man. There must be 74 live reads every show. This was not the first incident involving Grossi and Mayfield. So, I don’t listen to RBS anymore. Generations. Tom Mills, Baker Mayfield’s agent, told cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot that he had no comment on the situation. © 2020 - RadioInsight Community. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I know they don’t subscribe to Arbitron but .. if you are an ad agency in Cleveland .. and you GOTTA know who is listening to what … no matter if they subscribe or not .. He needs to freak completely out on somebody and grab the reins. Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission. Rough. So, that’s why I am speaking this way. If you're looking for the ultimate Christmas gift for a Cleveland sports fan, mark your calendar for Dec. 25. You just were not blessed with it. If you are still having issues you can still use the alternate link, but please inform us so we can investigate. It’ll just eat itself. It’s gotten to the point where it is like a big infomercial with some BBQ and rasslin’ talk sprinkled in. And real broadcast radio that is worth Big Bank is .. commerce in the arts. I know they don’t subscribe to Arbitron but .. if you are an ad agency in Cleveland .. and you GOTTA know who is listening to what … no matter if they subscribe or not .. There’s nothing they can do about it. I don’t even know what to say for his live reads. That’s what Emmitt Golden sounds like. Dunno. They just go on and on and on and on and on. It’s .. dude, go find a convenience store or a tire store or something .. that is not an undesirable vocation. .front to back. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Hey, Mary Kay! But, the fact is .. right now .. there’s gobs and gobs and gobs of commercials. The Cleveland Browns can make the playoffs if we keep pounding the ball and Baker Mayfield makes passes when they count! A station as dependant on sales as WKNR is… should not lose their top sales representative like this. If you are still having issues you can still use the, Viewing 15 posts - 1 through 15 (of 45 total). Why does he LAUGH like that? (Yes, there is a Reddit thread dedicated to The Really Big Show.) I can’t stomach Rizzo anymore and I used to be one of his biggest fans. The ratings are the ratings are the ratings. It’s rough, man. Go sell tires, man. Posted In: Cleveland. RadioInsight Community - Real Radio Discussions, Good Karma CEO Craig Karmazin was on the Really Big Show this morning to go over the new lineup at WKNR (effective 1/3/17), 9a-1p – RBS (Tony Rizzo, Aaron Goldhammer, Casey Kulas), 5-6p – The Insiders (Goldhammer with Tony Grossi & Brian Windhorst), 6-7p –  ESPN Cleveland Tonight (recap show with Dave Scozen), 7-9p – Munch on Sports (Mark “Munch” Bishop & Matt Fontana), 9p-6a – ESPN Radio (with Greg Brinda doing his Tribe/Cavs postgame shows). Wow. I’m not making this stuff up. It’s like a scam .. the whole station .. they do live reads for two and a half minutes .. and THEN go to a six minute spot break. So, you can *SAY* they don’t subscribe and there are no ratings because of that but .. .. don’t you guys think that there*ARE* actual Cleveland radio ratings some place that is the ENTIRE picture of the market for ad agencies and such to use? I don’t .. what can I .. man, that dude is BAD radio. And the live reads are the worst of them. Last Friday evening, popular morning show host Tony Rizzo of WKNR-AM 850 ESPN Cleveland radio’s “The Really Big Show” was arrested by Medina Police on charges of domestic violence after his wife, Katherine Rizzo, called 911 to report as follows: […] And, it’s just getting started. And the live reads are the worst of them. It’s real. Listen to your favorite radio stations at Streema. Even if cume audience is as big as ever, time spent on any particular traditional media IS down…and to on-line. 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