As some sage observer wryly pointed out to me, maybe "there's something in the water there"--in this case, it would be at 855 Battery: home to KPIX.
Another TV anchor is pregnant: Elizabeth Cook. Her first.
My 5 spy is everywhere.
Cook is part of "baby-talk central"--she joins Michelle Griego and Elizabeth Wenger, who are also expecting.
MEDIA NOTES FRIDAY
*Never met Erica Kato but by all accounts a really nice person and cheerful woman, KRON's loss, Erica, go out and breathe some fresh air.
*I have no idea how and why KSFO has been running old and outdated "Melanie Morgan--Brian Sussman promos." Morgan left the show back in July, 2013. I don't think they're coffee buddies, just a hunch.
*Desperate local weather people: "we can report some sprinkles are possible Sunday Night, but only a 10% chance and mostly in the North Bay." Thanks for providing us such informative updates. Fill more time.
*From a local radio broadcast observer about a certain painful, new local nighttime "talk-show": "It's bad when the show is merely awful and gets poor reviews--it's worse that it's so bad people just haven't even talked about it."
*Chip Franklin: started fast out of the gate but limped coming into the stretch.
*I would write more about FM radio in this town if their were something to write about other than Jack Kulp/KOIT and KCSM.
*Noted without comment: They were playing hip hop music under a concert tickets giveaway on the KGO Radio Morning News Friday.
*"I'm Jason Middleton, LIVE in the studio." As opposed to live from the parking lot. Thanks Jason.
*First known impression about the new Cumulus SF Cluster building on Battery: the coffee sucks.
*Voting for a union is one thing--negotiating a contract? Good luck.
*The only show on KPIX that did OK during sweeps was the noon news which has an older demo.
*Listen to a Savage monologue some day and understand why he's the best storyteller on radio. That doesn't mean you have to like him.
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