WEND/Charlotte Music Director and PM Driver DZL knows how to pack a ton of relevant information into 140 characters in our latest 10X140 interview with one of Alternative radio and records tastemakers. Dig in.
@altcontraband Scratch that medium market crap….large market victor!!
@altcontraband Q1. What qualities make The End a Charlotte mainstay?
@DZL We’re the single friend your wife doesn’t like you to hang out with. Attitude, Bad Habits & Ladies love us.
@altcontraband Sounds like a bad influence! Q2. Tell us about how u musically balance the R in Rock with the A in Alternative for your market?
@DZL T is for Texture! Can’t go too far either way.
@altcontraband Q3. What are the biggest station promotions/events each year?
@altcontraband Q4. What about your radio pedigree, from whence you came? And how did you come up with your name?
@altcontraband Q5. What does The End do digitally to enhance the brand and make some $$ doing it?
@altcontraband Q6. Tell us about your jock style? In your face, casual, cool and calm? None of all of the above?
@DZL Morning style delivery in a music intensive PM drive slot. Music news, culture, lifestyle. Conversation not a “broadcast.”
@altcontraband Q8.Tell us 3 things about Charlotte you really dig?
@DZL Metropolitan feel with southern hospitality, 4 actual seasons, good eclectic LOCAL music scene. Bonus answer: GREAT BBQ!
@altcontraband Q9. What are you 5 fave new tunes from the past few weeks?
@altcontraband Q10. What are the three most important qualities of being a great on-air personality?
@DZL Passion. Talk TO your audience not AT them! BE the expert. Bonus answers- Over-prep! Funny helps, but if you’re not DON’T TRY!