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Monday, May 21, 2007

May 21, 2007 by     Comments Off on Monday, May 21, 2007    Posted under: Uncategorized

Clear Channel’s CBS affil, KGPE, in Fresno is looking great, particularly their website. The teamwork that goes into the online effort involves CSD MIKE HENRY, Design Director PETER STENFORT, and their relatively new webmaster named BENJAMIN KIRK. Sounds like a great team. Check out that logo. They’re giving their web special treatment, which is a very smart way to go. A recent study shows that TV and radio and cable websites are growing like mad, bringing in money, too. Out in Fresno, named after the ash trees that grow there in profusion, Mr. Kirk is no stranger to the media world. He came over from the radio side of Clear Channel. Keep up the good work, guys.

Wow…I should have sucked it up and gotten my MBA when I had the chance. On the heels of the NEXSTAR announcement that they’re partnering with Goldman Sachs to see if a sale is in the future comes word of LIN Broadcasting partnering with JP Morgan to see if they, too, will be on the block. The partners are the ones making the cash, as you might have already figured out.

Heading to PROMAX? It’s just around the corner. If the answer is “yes”, then you might want to check out Fodor’s List of 10 Freebies. Yep, actually free, fun, even cultural New York City activities and places. What’s not to like – Click here.

Know who RENA SAFIR is? She’s going to be on two TV network finales this Monday night. – both running at the same time. Rena is an actress who plays a wife in both 24 and HEROES. Horray TiVo! I wonder if that’s happened before, trivia-wise.

Think about this: “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” ~ Henry Ford

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