Lynne Ryan

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Max Media's Jeff Norman on The Truth, The Poll and Indie 101.5

    The logo for 101.5/The Truth.​In late July, Indie 101.5, an acclaimed but low-rated local station, suddenly flipped formats, emerging as The Pole, aka "Stripper Radio." Yes, the switch was a stunt, and it did what it was supposed to do -- attract attention for the outlet's new, long-term ident ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    John "Whip" Wilbur about the death of Indie 101.5 and the rise of

    John "Whip" Wilbur.​No one tried harder to save Indie 101.5 -- a station discussed in a just-published interview with Max Media Denver president and general manager Jeff Norman -- than its music director, John Wilbur, known to one and all as Whip. In January, he stepped from behind the microph ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Westword Music Showcase Awards Wrap Up

    David BarberJohn Baxter and Matty Clark in the fleshThe picture above pretty much tells the tale of last night's Westword Music Showcase Awards -- drunk and debaucherous. Everyone (well, we think everyone -- we didn't exactly take a formal poll or anything) had a pretty swell time. Hugs were smiles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Music director John "Whip" Wilbur fights to save 101.5 FM

    John Wilbur, better known to Denver radio listeners as Whip, loves KTNI/101.5 FM, marketed as "Denver's Independent Alternative." In fact, he's so devoted to the smart, highly entertaining station, for which he serves as music director and morning-show host, that he's willing to admit publicly that ... More >>

  • News

    March 21, 2002

    Help Not Wanted

    Thanks to voicetracking, radio stations need fewer DJs than ever before.