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Date Posted: 12:35:55 03/10/16 Thu
Author: Paul30024
Subject: Re: John Rook - former KQV PD - RIP
In reply to: Jeff Roteman 's message, "John Rook - former KQV PD - RIP" on 05:36:41 03/06/16 Sun

We lost not only a GREAT programmer but also a WONDERFUL individual. Below is a copy of some emails with John from 2012................

Paul,

No, the union went after WABC & WLS as they were the giants in the ABC group. The strike was settled before it spread elsewhere for ABC.
Interesting the ratings taken in those days showed WABC trounced competitor WMCA....fewer commercials and more music did it....now how hard was that to figure out?

Thank you so much Paul, to my knowledge this is the only aircheck of me...and without my even mentioning my name...talk about brevity....2:35 but ya gotta listen closely.

John Rook

----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Bosak"
To: "John Rook" Sent: Thursday, July 12, 2012 7:46 AM
Subject: RE: WLS Sales Video


John,

A very small snippet of a Johnny Rowe at WABC during the strike.
http://rockradioscrapbook.ca/cka-may20.html
Did KQV have any issues during it?

Paul

-----Original Message-----
From: John Rook [mailto:jr@johnrook.com]
Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2012 4:12 PM
To: Paul Bosak
Subject: Re: WLS Sales Video


Thank you Paul....I've only recently become aware of this Sales
Presentation....hardly recall the filming....
John


----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Bosak"
To: Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2012 11:35 AM
Subject: WLS Sales Video


John,
Came across this on You Tube.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SV0v2kIZDzo
Don't know if you are aware of it up there or have seen it since 1969?

Paul Bosak
an old KQV window watcher while you were the PD there

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