Sports Media Musings: The Sports Hub soars in the Winter, WEEI Hibernates

[Update]: Chad Finn has the official numbers from Arbitron posted on Touching All The Bases.  From the piece: The Arbitron winter ratings period was a rout for 98.5 The Sports Hub. The Sports Hub finished first overall in the men 25-54 demographic for the period of Jan. 3-March 27, earning a 9.0 share. Each of its … Continue reading Sports Media Musings: The Sports Hub soars in the Winter, WEEI Hibernates

Sports Media Musings: Sorrow and Tragedy Strike 117th Boston Marathon

I was putting the finishing touches on a Red Sox column for Metro Boston when I took a quick second to touch up a piece I've been working on for BSMW about WEEI's precipitous fall. These days, I've become very good at multi-tasking, a skill I would unknowingly summon all afternoon and into the night. Like others, once I … Continue reading Sports Media Musings: Sorrow and Tragedy Strike 117th Boston Marathon

BREAKING – Pete Sheppard Quits WEEI – On The Air

There is certainly no shortage of news coming out of WEEI these days. At about 5:45 this afternoon, Pete Sheppard posted the following Tweet: https://twitter.com/PShep326/status/323191045334650881 At the end of his shift, Sheppard then announced he was quitting the station, saying that he couldn't do it anymore, he couldn't stand working for the company anymore. He … Continue reading BREAKING – Pete Sheppard Quits WEEI – On The Air

Source: Entercom President/CEO David Field Coming To Boston Friday

According to an industry source, in response to continued toxic atmosphere at Entercom Boston, including and especially at WEEI, Entercom Communications Corp President and CEO David Field will be in Boston on Friday to conduct a "town hall" style meeting with employees, presumably in an attempt to assuage hard feelings and improve morale. The source … Continue reading Source: Entercom President/CEO David Field Coming To Boston Friday