Today on TWiM Ian spoke with Julie Pilat, the woman behind the music on LA’s KYSR and KIIS. As Program Director, Julie has the awesome job of discovering new bands, promoting fan favorites and immersing herself in the SoCal music scene.
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1:00 Welcome everyone, we’re coming to you from Sonos Studios today with Julie Pilat. Julie, how did you start out?
3:30 Julie talks about what being the program director means.
8:00 Explaining the daily role of a PD at a radio station.
9:15 How do you think of the platform of radio from an artist’s perspective?
11:00 How should an artist reach out to a station to get on their radar?
15:00 Thanks to MOG for their support of the show. If you want to get MOG for free, tweet what you’re listening to @mogdotcom and we’ll pick some people to win a free month of unlimited music listening.
17:00 How is Clear Channel putting more support behind online listening?
19:00 Can you share an example of an artist who grew throughout your system?
25:30 Discussing the myriad of opportunities available to artists today. How do you look at the gap between a big record not getting radio play and a smaller one that takes off?
28:00 Julie discusses when she was first introduced to Azealia Banks.
32:00 Does something have a big build up with taste-makers before it gets to you?
33:00 Big thanks to Sonos for having us at their studios today. If you tweet @twimusik with what your first music memory is, you’ll be entered to win a complete Sonos system.
34:00 Thanks for joining us today, we’ll see you next week!