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Morning Show Scope: WRKT (Rocket 101)

Editor’s Note: Make sure you visit The Press and Tower tomorrow for our Halloween special…Classy 100’s Ron Arlen helps us with a special remembrance and I’ll give you a hint: you won’t have to read the post “backwards” to get the real message.

This is the third in our series of excerpts from Erie radio morning shows. We call them “scopes,” where we eliminate all of the commercials and music to “telescope” and focus on the air personality content.

The Rocket 101 Morning Crew of Mojo and Nat have the distinction of being Erie radio’s longest running morning show, having been together for 15 years. Allen Carpenter as AC joined the crew last spring. Rocket is tied for third place in the Spring 2008 book, obviously deriving much of their strength from the consistency of their morning show.

Take a listen to the scope and please offer your constructive comments, and I’ll weigh in sometime this weekend.

Morning Show Scope: WRKT (Rocket 101)
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 AM
Personalities:    Mojo McKay, Natalie Massing, Allen Carpenter

  • 6:59 AM:    News/Weather/Sports
  • 7:04 AM:    (song) Shot Down In Flames/AC/DC
  • 7:07 AM:    (song) Dynamite/AC/DC
  • 7:11 AM:    Promo AC/DC giveaway/comic clip & promo
  • 7:13 AM:    Spotset:
    • Verizon Wireless
    • GM/Goodwrench
    • Chick-Fil-A
    • Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield
    • Rocket 101 Giveaway
  • 7:17 AM:    (song) Scar Tissue/Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • 7:21 AM:    Giveway results phoner
  • 7:22 AM:    (song) Breaking The Girl/Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • 7:27 AM:    News
  • 7:30 AM:    Spotset:
    • Seneca Allegeny & Niagara Casinos
  • 7:31 AM:    Sports
  • 7:33 AM:    (song) Keep Yourself Alive/Queen
  • 7:37 AM:    Weather/5 Tips at Halloween Party bit
  • 7:43 AM:    (parody song) Monster Rash
  • 7:46 AM:    Halloween banter
  • 7:47 AM:    Spotset:
    • Rocket 101.com promo
    • Windstream
    • New Motors Subaru
    • US Dept. of Health & Human Services
    • PA Lottery
    • Sandbar Draft House & Grill
  • 7:50 AM:    Legal ID
  • 7:50 AM:    (song) Hey You/Pink Floyd
  • 7:55 AM:    Halloween phoner/drop-in
  • 7:56 AM:    (song) Learning to Fly/Pink Floyd

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2 Responses to Morning Show Scope: WRKT (Rocket 101)

  1. max says:

    Obviously a 2-fer Tuesday. But why only one Queen song? I will say though that if they had to choose one, Keep Yourself Alive is the greatest Queen song ever!!

  2. Jahir Kamal says:

    Queen song is the best song. Nice schedule for programs.

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