Sunday, February 27, 2011

Sunday Driving with President/Publisher Joel Denver from ALLACESS

What can you say about Joel Denver…President/Publisher of ALLACCESS? Not only did he start what has become the webs largest online community for the radio and music industry he is a go-to guy for anyone who wants an inside scoop on radio and music news as well as a friend to all. Joel is always responsive and makes you feel like what you have to say is important. He is humble, strategic and charismatic as they come. When it comes to radio and music news, music promotions for record companies new music, radio station song charts ALLACESS is the industry leader.
Joel established ALLACCESS and launched the site in 1995. Prior to that he was the CHR Editor for R&R Newspaper for 14 years. Before joining R&R he'd been in radio for 13 years as PD at WBSB (B104)/BALTIMORE, KSLQ/ST. LOUIS, KCBQ-A/SAN DIEGO, WMJX (96X)/MIAMI, MD at WFIL/PHILADELPHIA, and had been on air at WAYS-A/CHARLOTTE, WNOR-A/NORFOLK, WPGC-A&F/WASHINGTON, and WINX-A/ROCKVILLE, MD where he got started in radio at age 15, in January of 1968.

What are you wearing?
Jeans, pullover sweater, tennis shoes

Where are you answering these questions from?
AllAccess offices, Malibu, CA

What are 3 items you CAN NOT live without?
Music, computer, phone

How did you get started?
13 years of radio and programming, 14 years at R&R, 16 years at

Favorite thing about your job?
Helping people

Favorite item of clothing/jewelry/accessory?

Aloha-style shirts – they are fun and casual, like me.

Have you ever been in a fight?
Yes -- not fun.

What is the first thing you think of when you wake up in the morning?
 Is it already 4a?

Is there anything that you regret?
Nope -- I really don't have anything seriously that I regret.

What are your fondest childhood memories?
Riding my bike with my friends.

What current event has your eyes and ears?

Craziness in Middle East -- I am praying for peace.

How do you use Social Media in your industry for productivity?
Twitter, FB-- you know.

What is your favorite website?

If you had a Super Power what would it be?
Healing the sick.

Which famous people do you admire?
John Lennon -- pretty amazing man. Obama -- incredibly special.  Bill & Hillary Clinton -- opposites but very wise and basically good folks.

What is your favorite movie?
2001 Space Oddysey -- cuz it was so far ahead of its time -- still holds up today.

Favorite snack?
Trader Joe's "Savory Thins" salty and notta lotta cals.

How do you balance your work with other obligations?

 I shut the phone off at night and stay away from the computer a day each weekend.

Do you get nervous about anything?
W-w-w-w-what? :)  No!

If you could meet anyone in the world dead or alive who would it be, and what would say to them?
 Hitler ... WTF were you thinking? Then send his ass back to hell.

What is your hobby or do you collect anything?
Chillaxin! I like to read, and sit in the sun. Fun to grill too. I collect great friends, but gave up collecting toe nail clippings and belly button lint!

What chore to you hate?
Cleaning the cat boxes ... It's obvious why! :)

Do you have an animal/s?
3 cats, Beeky (Bengal), Ace (Siamese) Lily (Abbsynnian)

Mac or PC?
Ginger or Mary Ann?
Mary Ann ... Down to earth and funnnnnnnnn!

Craziest thing you have ever done?
Nahhhhhhhhhh! We're not going there! :)

Joel Denver on Twitter

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