Jeffrey T. Mason: super-passionate music radio host

Jeffrey T. Mason is on the air at WJMK/K-Hits in Chicago, and has been working in radio since he was a teenager. He talks about how he got into radio; his early gig at WYCL-FM in Boyertown-Reading, Pennsylvania; why stations don't want music DJs to talk too much; why he loves Chicago; working at 92.7 KISS-FM/WKIE-FM/WDEK-FM/WKIF-FM, WXXY-FM, and 94.7 WZZN the Zone; doing mornings on the dance station Energy 95.7/5; working in Indianapolis and how luxurious Emmis Communications' headquarters are; advice for getting into the biz; how he's dealt with changes and firings; why CBS is a great company; being talent vs being management; how to make a music station successful; being a teenage program director; working at 94.5 KOOL-FM in Phoenix, Arizona as an Assistant Program Director and on-air host; the worst interview with singer Jewel Kilcher; interviewing Cher; dealing with record reps; why he doesn't like doing morning shows; being persistent; his jingles and other audio; his online music station, and more.

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