Hey, Johnny Dare rules over men in the mornings (and lots of women as well), but it’s MIX 93.3 that truly has the women listeners.
That’s the station’s game plan. It’s advertisers want to target young to middle-aged women. And it’s a very large buying demographic.
But don’t get me wrong.
Men are sought after as well. Men buy lots of the big ticket items, cars, homes, boats. Maybe that’s why Dare has so many bike, car and home finance ads on his show. Because it’s male driven.
Meanwhile at the Mix, Rocket, Teresa and Ponch have harvested a decade’s worth of fans and smiles. It’s Kansas City’s feel good, happy morning radio show. Teresa keeps everybody updated on the celebrity news while Rocket and Ponch make fun of it all.
Ponch being the wild card in the, uh, mix.
When I’m on the show, his favorite gimmick is to ask me a question, wait for my answer, then turn off my mic. So you can hear only music, not me. VERY FUNNY.
You guys have missed out on a ton of funny and important things I had to say, thanks to Ponch! I guess his feeling is I have a big mouth.
Teresa is the heart and soul of the Mix Morning Show. She’s a doll. We knew each other from a distance for years, because I’ve only been on the air with these guys for about two years now. Yeah, I did stop-bys but was never a regular like now.
Teresa read my book and actually felt bad for me – she thought it was sad – nobody else did.
Everybody else thought I was a jerk!
She always gives me a hug and a shoulder to cry on. Nice lady. And Teresa is involved in a load of charity work – probably more than anyone else on morning radio. Johnny has his "Bikers For Babies" and he’s all over that. But Teresa has several causes – mostly women’s issues – like breast cancer marathons. The morning show has raised a ton of money for several local charities over the years. Ponch and Rocket are deeply involved as well.
The Show’s upbeat and fun. I don’t talk as much on the Mix as I do with 98.9 and Q104, another excellent morning radio show (No 1 in country). But when I do, outside of Ponch, they’re reasonably respectful. Unlike with Dare.
Rocket, Teresa and Ponch are the most successful out of town morning crew.
Yes, they were imported into Kansas City. None of them grew up here. But they’re KC people now.
They’re the good guys. Q104 s more trying to find your funny spot, and Dare’s the bad boy. And while I fit in pretty well as a bad boy myself on 98.9 – I’ve been on the show for l5 years now – I sure enjoy mixing it up with the Mix Morning show.
For one thing, I don’t have to watch my back as much.
Besides all the girls at my bank and grocery store listen to the Mix and always say, "Heard you on the Mix, Craig" as they raise their eyebrows. No, it never usually gets me dates, they’re all too nice.
I did meet this hot peeler at Quick-Trip the other day on Roe. She was a big Dare fan, about 23, nice body…she came up to me and asked me to…..well you know.