Scott Kushner On Zion Williamson

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Scott Kushner from the advocate wrote an article about how Zion Williamson being drafted by the Pelicans could potentially boost the New Orleans economy.  Brian spoke with Scott today about that very subject.  Scott talks about how a lot of leaders within the Pelicans organization are hoping that Zion will boost the economy because of the number of people that want to see him play.  Kushner says that the free exposure that the city of New Orleans will receive could help the economy grow.

Scott explains how marketable Zion Williamson will be for the NBA as a whole.  He breaks down the tv ratings for college basketball and how they were up when Zion was on television.  Kushner talks about how the first two games that Zion played in the NCAA Tournament were the most viewed games in the history of the tournament.  How much impact will Zion have on the New Orleans economy?  We’ll have to wait and see.

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Brian Haldane

Brian started in radio in late 2004 as a part-time board operator, but “made his bones” in the business a year later when Hurricane Katrina struck, catapulting him into a full time position covering both news and production of live broadcasts. Haldane was promoted to Program Director in 2008 and held that post until 2011 when he was recruited to help launch a new station. In 2011, Brian helped launch Talk 107.3 FM. He was the morning show co-host, and helped build the show and the station into a top 10 performer. From there, Brian has moved on to work in Inbound Marketing, where he strives to marry the worlds of traditional advertising w/ the marketing methods of tomorrow. He also hosts a number of podcasts, including The Red Bayou Show, which is featured here.

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