Small Market Stories

Brian Papstein: Mover of Mountains

First Radio Job: Mowing the lawn. I’m a third generation broadcaster. Grandpa bought KINS in 1957. Current Job: Mover of Mountains is what it says on my business cards – Mark Levy told me to do that! GM, Sales, Programming … Continue reading

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Mike Powers: Still Doing It

First Radio Job: A board op at WCAU, while I was in college. I did live IDs every hour and changed the reels on the AP machine. Current Job:  Still on-air. I own 5 radio stations in northern Pennsylvania and … Continue reading

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Lindsay Wood Davis: Hyper Local

First Radio Job:  I was a salesman because they hadn’t invented women yet. That was at one of my family’s radio stations, WGLB/Port Washington, WI. Current Job: I’ve come full circle. I started at a low-power radio station in a … Continue reading

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Sam Stemm: The Fever Caught Me

First Radio Job: My first paid station was with my current station, then known as WOKZ. This was just before I graduated from college, and they needed someone to do sports and play-by-play. I dropped out of school to take … Continue reading

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Kim Love: I Focus On Sales Growth

First Radio Job: General Manager, KROE Current Job: President of Lovcom. We have 6 traditional radio stations: 2 AMs and 4 standard FMs. 2 stations are HD, and we have translators at 7500’ on the mountains, which is 3500’ above … Continue reading

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