Following and tracking the long and excruciating passing of 102 Jamz in Orlando was a treatise on the collective works of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. She wrote the definitive pieces on death, grief and the stages of passing and it was sadly fascinating to see them play out.
Denial? I reached out to corporate with a series of warning signs that were alarming. It was like being an oncologist and seeing a mass on a scan. I was cheerfully told “That’s ridiculous? They’re doing great. Never been better.” Verbatim.
One mid-stage Radio Health Crisis was the slow stagnation of the social media. It had stopped being a pretty vibrant playground for Programming and Promotions to market the station and engage the audience with topical, relevant, funny content. It had become a morass of auto-posts from other CBS stations that were just posted randomly by the 9-5 gerbil who’d been pit in charge of Facebook and Twitter.