Art Chowder May | June 2017, Issue 9 - Page 46

Ironically at that same time the Program Director at 97 KREM was also moving to a larger market and recommended Rob to replace him in that capacity. This presented Rob with a huge dilemma: whether to continue expanding into larger markets or to raise his status via radio management in Spokane. Eventually the General Manager at KREM talked him into coming and taking over the “helm” of the station. With this additional managerial status, Rob advanced not only as a DJ but also as a Program Director. The 80’s ushered in sweeping changes to the radio industry. Sonically s