403: What It’s Like to Be an Executive Producer in the Music Industry w/ Jeff Pollack, Pollack Media Group [Main T4C episode]
Jeff Pollack is the CEO of Global Media & Entertainment for Pollack Media Group, which serves as one of the music industry’s top forecasters of musical trends. His insight and revelations play a large role in determining what consumers see and hear over the airwaves. In the past 25 years,..
“You have to be less self-involved. You have to be conscious of people, of where they’re coming from and what they might be interested in seeing happen in a discussion.”
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“That person that you’re extremely unhappy with right now or you’re mad at, you might be working with five years down the road. So be careful in expressing anger, especially in writing.”
“I was the music director of the station, which is a number two guy, and I was on the air too. And I said, ‘let me just have the next five weeks off. It’s Christmas and I’ll come back and I’ll be energized.’ He said, fine, good. So I went, I did some interviews. I came back and I didn’t have a job. And it was a pretty humiliating experience.”
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