Greg Brown

Greg grew up in the small southwest Iowa town of Leon. He went to University, first at Iowa State and then Northeast Missouri State, now Truman State University. While still a student, he had an internship for Missouri Attorney General, John Ashcroft that included driving...

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Our first audience research

You'll recall Derry and I had attended the NAFB convention at Kansas City in November, 1972; he was working for KLIK and I was simply along as an observer--handing out brochures about this new farm network we were going to start (someday). And the fallout...

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Politics and Politicians

Our reporters in Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Wisconsin look for foul deeds of these people. That's part of their job and its part of our company's responsibility to our listeners. Most politicians are upstanding.  It's our job to find those who aren't. This is a...

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A lesson from the road

Among the many agencies I routinely visited along the eastern corridor one was The Martin Agency in Richmond.  It was a relatively small shop, but it handled a major piece of business for us:  Dow Chemical.  Or, at least it should have been a good...

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Two reporters

Shortly after he was hired, Bob Priddy began his search for two reporters for the new network due to go "on air" January 2, 1975. He selected two young guys, Jeff Smith and Chuck Morris. Smith had worked with all of us at KLIK, but...

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