Chachi Loves Everybody

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Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look on the myths and legends of the radio industry.

Ep.23 Fred Jacobs
#23
Last Friday at 2:43 PM

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Fred Jacobs is the Founder and President of Jacobs Media Strategies, providing research, consulting, and strategic guidance to radio broadcasters, television networks, digital media, and podcasters. One of radio’s leading visionaries, Jacobs became the first radio consultant to be inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2018.

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the myths and legends of the radio industry. 

 


Ep.22 James Baker
#22
Last Friday at 2:43 PM

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

James Baker is the Supervisor of Broadcast Services for Saudi Aramco radio stations Studio 1-FM and Studio 2-FM. While he has been located in Saudi Arabia for almost 15 years now, he previously worked at KFRC, KIOI, and KBIG in the US.

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the myths and legends of the radio industry. 

 

PEOPLE MENTIONED:

Jose Carreras...


Ep.21 Tracy Johnson
#21
04/15/2021

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Tracy Johnson is the President and CEO of Tracy Johnson Media Group. In his long career he has programmed great radio stations, leading two stations in San Diego from “worst to first”, earned dozens of radio industry awards, and been named “Best Programmer In America” by Radio Ink magazine. In addition to his career in programming, Tracy managed a group of stations for 10 years and has worked with hundreds of media brands to develop digital content, promotion, and revenue strategies.

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody...


Ep.20 "Little Tommy" Sablan
#20
04/15/2021

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Tommy Sablan is the legendary producer of shows like “The Jeff and Jer Showgram,” the creator of “Breaking and Entering Christmas,” and he’s the only producer ever inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame.

 

Links:

Tommy’s TED Talk “Heroin: Through the Eyes of a Younger Brother: https://youtu.be/bijbyityRRk

On the Air with Sully, Little Tommy and Russ T. Nailz: https://youtu.be/2UmoZ443KP0

 

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Ep.019 Blair Garner
#19
02/24/2021

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Blair Garner has been in radio for over 30 years and during that time has been hailed as the Academy of Country Music’s “National Radio Personality of the Year” 3 times and was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2013.

Learn more about The Mulehouse here: https://themulehouse.com/

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the myths and legends of the radio indust...


Ep.018 Heidi Raphael
#18
02/24/2021

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Heidi Raphael is Beasley Media Group’s Chief Communications Officer in charge of overseeing all aspects of communications, branding, and marketing on behalf of Beasley. She has been recognized by Radio Ink as one of the “Most Influential Women in Radio” for the last 15 years in a row. 

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the myths and legends of the radio industry. 

 

PEOPLE MEN...


Ep.017 DJ Skee
#17
12/10/2020

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Scott Keeney, better known by his stage name DJ Skee, is the founder of Dash Radio, the biggest all-original live digital audio network, and Skee Sports, an award-winning sports content and game day entertainment agency. Skee rose to fame as the first DJ to discover and play superstar artists on the radio including Kendrick Lamar, Justin Bieber, Akon, Lorde, and Lady Gaga amongst many others.

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chac...


Ep.016 Lori Lewis
#16
12/10/2020

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Lori Lewis is the founder of Lori Lewis Media, a social media management, marketing, and monetization firm advising brands on how to create real impact in the social space.

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the myths and legends of the radio industry. 

 

PEOPLE MENTIONED:

John Griffin

Dax Tobin

George Tobin

Rick McNeal<...


Ep.015 Ty Bentli
#15
10/06/2020

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Ty Bentli is currently the host of The Ty Bentli Show on Apple Music and has a long career working every job in radio. He also formerly hosted The Ty Bentli Show through Westwood One/Cumulus.

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look at the myths and legends of the radio industry. 

 

PEOPLE MENTIONED:

Corri English

Famous A...


Ep.014 R Dub!
#14
08/26/2020

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Randy “R Dub!” Williams is the syndicated radio host of Sunday Night Slow Jams and the Director of Programming for XHRM and XHTZ. He has also just released his second industry book, “Go Syndicate Yourself!”

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look on the myths and legends of the radio industry. 

 

PEOPLE MENTIONED:

Elroy Smith

Jimmy Steele

Art...


Ep.013 Erica Farber
#13
08/13/2020

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Erica Farber is the President and CEO of the Radio Advertising Bureau, serving more than 6,000 member Radio stations in the U.S. and over 1,000 member networks, representative firms, broadcast vendors, and international organizations.

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look on the myths and legends of the radio industry. 

 

PEOPLE MENTIONED:

Maxwell Maltz

Chuck Martin

Russel...


Ep.012 Yaman Coskun
#12
08/13/2020

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Yaman Coskun is the founder and CEO of Yamanair Creative, the parent company of some of the world's leading full-scale creative services for broadcast media.

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look on the myths and legends of the radio industry. 

 

PEOPLE MENTIONED:

Shep Pettibone

Jeff Wyatt

Frank Cerami

Mark Driscoll

David Jay

...


Ep.011 Jeff Smulyan
#11
06/12/2020

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Jeff Smulyan is the founder and chairman of the board of Emmis Communications, an Indianapolis-based media company principally focused on radio broadcasting with stations in two U.S. markets.

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look on the myths and legends of the radio industry. 

 

ABOUT BENZTOWN:

Benztown is a leading international radio imaging, production library, programming, jingles and voic...


Ep.010 Ken Benson
#10
06/12/2020

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Ken Benson is the founder of P1 Media Group, a pre-eminent global media research and consulting firm. Ken was named one of 25 Most Influential CHR Programmers of All Time by Radio & Records.

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look on the myths and legends of the radio industry. 

 

PEOPLE MENTIONED:

Howard Stern

Tracy Johnson

Bob Buck...


Ep.009 Ron Stone
#9
04/16/2020

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Ron Stone is the President and CEO of Adams Radio Group with 35 years of experience in the radio industry.

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look on the myths and legends of the radio industry. 

 

PEOPLE MENTIONED:

George Beasley

CJ Jones

Steve Hardy

Jim C. Miller

Matt Mills

Andrew A...


Ep.008 Carolyn Gilbert
#8
04/16/2020

 

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Carolyn Gilbert is the President, CEO, and Founder of NuVoodoo Media Services. She has been included on Radio Ink’s list of the “Most Influential Women in Radio” multiple times.

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look on the myths and legends of the radio industry. 

 

PEOPLE MENTIONED:

Daniel Stewart

Charlie Cook

John Shomby

Meg Steve...


Ep.007 Ken Charles
#7
02/21/2020

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Ken Charles is the Program Director for KNX in Los Angeles, as well as the News Format Captain for Entercom.

As discussed in this episode, you can check out KNX In Depth here: https://knx1070.radio.com/media/podcast/knx-depth

All other KNX-related podcasts can be found here: https://knx1070.radio.com/audio-channel/podcasts

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look on the m...


Ep.006 Joel Denver
#6
01/17/2020

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Joel Denver is the President, publisher, and cofounder of All Access Music Group, which is celebrating 25 years in business this year.

 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look on the myths and legends of the radio industry. 

 

PEOPLE MENTIONED:

RDub

Jerry Boulding

Barry Richards

Davy Jones at WPGC

Terry Steele

Jay Tho...


Ep.005 Matt Pinfield
#5
12/16/2019

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Get to know Matt Pinfield, an MTV host legend who now hosts Flashback, a radio program that celebrates classic rock and the icons who built it. 

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look on the myths and legends of the radio industry. 

PEOPLE MENTIONED:
Lauren Levine 

Kevin Horton

Cousin Brucie

Dan Ingram 

Casey Kasem 

James Gandolfin...


Ep.004 Bob Lawrence
#4
12/06/2019

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Truly a veteran in the radio industry, Bob started as a Program Director for WCAU-FM in Philadelphia in the 80s, worked his way up, and is now Vice President of Programming for Saga Communications.

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look on the myths and legends of the radio industry.

PEOPLE MENTIONED:

Dan Gilbert

Ed Christian

Gary Kline

Dan...


Ep.003 Bob Moore
#3
10/21/2019

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Bob Moore is our third and final LA Legend. Known for his work as GM with KLOS, KABC, and KLSX, Bob is now the President of Sports USA Media and gives us some juicy inside stories about all things LA radio!

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look on the myths and legends of the radio industry.

PEOPLE MENTIONED:
Norm Pattiz
Howard Stern
Walt...


Ep.002 Rick Cummings
#2
10/21/2019

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

Rick Cummings is President of Radio Programming with Emmis Communications and is known to be a pioneer for sports and hip hop stations from coast to coast. He is well-known for launching the country’s first all-sports station, WFAN, in 1987 and has launched a variety of major Hip Hop stations such as Hot 97 and Power 106.

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown branding and podcast services and hosted by Benztown’s President, Dave “Chachi” Denes.

PEOPLE MENTIONED:
Jeff Smulyan
Doyle Rose


Ep.001 Jhani Kaye
#1
10/21/2019

ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUEST:

A legend in the industry, Jhani is known for his work as Program Director with Kost 103.5, KBIG, K-Earth 101, and being the longest-running PD at a single station. Jhani is now enjoying a little R&R through his retirement.

ABOUT THE PODCAST:

Chachi Loves Everybody is brought to you by Benztown and hosted by the President of Benztown, Dave “Chachi” Denes. Get a behind the scenes look on the myths and legends of the radio industry.

PEOPLE MENTIONED:
Garry Wall
Andreas Sannemann
Caroline Beasley
Bob...