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Chapter VII – Tom Bender & Fred Jacobs Download

01:07:25 Download April 14th

Part One:     (Running Time: 15:51)
Former WRIF Program Directors Tom Bender and Fred Jacobs recount their journeys to the Riff and explain the roles of a Program Director, General Manager and Consultant. 

 Part Two:     (Running Time: 29:21)
The evolution of WRIF under the watch of Tom and Fred including the hiring of Ken Calvert and JJ and The Morning Crew. Arthur P organically helps to rebrand the station as The Home of Rock & Roll.

Part Three:     (Running Time: 42:47)
The iconic WRIF bumper stickers are born, the D.R.E.A.D Car and Maui Time all help the Riff stay at the top.

Part Four:     (Running Time: 77:25)
Tom and Fred talk about Drew & Mike, Doug Podell, Anne Carlini, Meltdown and Arthur Penhallow.

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