- J. Paul Emerson
Born James Emerson Coleman in Carlsbad, New Mexico, radio personality J. Paul Emerson grew to prominence as a conservative radio host on San Francisco radio station KSFO. [ [http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,982262-2,00.html Look Who's TALKING - TIME ] ] Emerson's on-air comments concerning Japanese protests over the display of the cockpit and nose section of the
Enola Gayled to an international media foray into the talk radioformat.
That exhibit was eventually changed due to the controversy. In 2003, the entire restored B-29 Enola Gay went on display at the National Aeronautic and Space Museum's new Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in the NASM annex at Washington Dulles International Airport in the Chantilly area of Fairfax County, Virginia, United States.
Emerson’s radio career spanned almost five decades and continued through the Enola Gay controversy in 1995, culminated by Emerson's appearance along with other conservative radio talk show hosts of the day including
Rush Limbaughon the Phil Donohuetelevision program.
Emerson’s radio chronology also included stints at stations
WLLL, Lynchburg, Virginia; KYNO, in Fresno, California; KUPD, in Phoenix, Arizona; KGMQ, Honolulu, Hawaii; KQHT, New York, New York; KIMN, Denver, KFRCdn, San Francisco.
Emerson, going by his given name of Jimmy Coleman, began his entertainment career as a jazz drummer and trumpeter touring the Southwest. He joined radio station
KBPI, Denver upon graduation from their broadcasting school. He appeared on many other lesser-known radio stations in Montana, New Mexico, Wisconsin and Texas where he developed a style of news he termed, People News at WOKYin Milwaukee with programmer George Wilson. He launched the style at KIMN in Denver in 1972 with George Jay Wienbargas his assistant news director. Wienbarg would take People News to General Cinema Corporation’s WICV in Chicago and WGCL, Cleveland under program director Lee Abrams.
The People news style was based on the Midwestern story-telling style of
Ben Hechtand entailed a short story, hourglass format for each story rather than the traditional journalistic inverted pyramidmethod of telling the news. Emerson reasoned that this would enable each story to be linked together in a radio newscast that would be more beneficial to the quarter-hour audience maintenance required for higher scoring in the Arbitronaudience ratings survey.
Emerson’s method was to utilize a
Sharpiemarker on newsprint and ad lib his stories on air just as he did at his tenure at newly developing Hot 97, WQHT in New York. From WQHT he traveled back to Carlsbad to be with his ailing Mother and Father and make appearances on the local radio stations, KAMQ & KCCC, as he did between all of his major market appearances. From Carlsbad it was back on the air in San Francisco where he engaged the homosexual, illigal alien and other groups which would develope ratings and stir controversy. [http://www.qrd.org/qrd/media/medialert/1995/02.03.95]
Emerson died in his home in Carlsbad in 2000 of a heart attack. He was 60.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Paul Emerson — Personnage de Stargate SG 1 Genre Homme Espèce Humain … Wikipédia en Français
Paul Ince — Spielerinformationen Voller Name Paul Emerson Carlyle Ince Geburtstag 21. Oktober 1967 … Deutsch Wikipedia
Paul Ince — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Paul Ince Nombre Paul Emerson Carlyle Ince … Wikipedia Español
Emerson, Ralph Waldo — born May 25, 1803, Boston, Mass., U.S. died April 27, 1882, Concord U.S. poet, essayist, and lecturer. Emerson graduated from Harvard University and was ordained a Unitarian minister in 1829. His questioning of traditional doctrine led him to… … Universalium
Emerson — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Prénom 2 Patronymes 3 … Wikipédia en Français
Paul Ince — Football player infobox playername = Paul Ince fullname = Paul Emerson Herbert Carlyle Ince dateofbirth = birth date and age|1967|10|21|df=y cityofbirth = Ilford countryofbirth = England height = height|ft=5|in=10 position = Midfielder (retired)… … Wikipedia
Paul Ince — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Ince. Paul Ince … Wikipédia en Français
Emerson, Lake & Palmer — Emerson, Lake and Palmer Gründung 1970 Auflösung 1978, 1998 Genre Progressive Rock Website … Deutsch Wikipedia
Emerson Fittipaldi — en 2008 Date de naissance 12 décembre 1946 (1946 12 12) (64 ans) Lieu de naissance … Wikipédia en Français
Paul Dini — at the 2007 Comic Con. Photo: Comiquero.com Born August 7, 1957 (1957 08 07) (age 54) … Wikipedia