Air Staff: Marty Green

Thursday morning co-host
Marty Green started in commercial radio at age 18 at WEAW in Evanston, Illinois, while also working for United Artists Pictures in public relations.  He was the youngest Program Director in South Carolina in 1962 and this is where he began his sales career at WORG.  Marty came to Wisconsin in 1966 in Sales at WLUK-TV in Green Bay, and he served as on-field producer for Green Bay Packers pre-season, state-wide telecasts.

The remainder of Marty’s career was spent in Eau Claire from 1976 to 2003.  He was the National Sales Manager for Central Radio Group, and during his tenure with WAXX, the station won both a CMA and Marconi Station of the Year award.  On the programming side, Marty served as General Manager of WAYY and WEAQ.  Marty brought News/Talk Radio to Western Wisconsin in 1990 on WAYY.  He served on the board of directors of the WBA for 11 years and was Chairman in 1997, in addition to sering on the board of the National Association of Talk Show Hosts in the 1990s.  In 2006, Marty was elected to The Wisconsin Broadcaster Association Hall of Fame after a 40+ year career in Illinois, Texas, South Carolina, and the last 30+ years in Wisconsin.

After his retirement in 2003, Marty formed Marsan Consulting to work with small-market, independently-owned radio stations in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa.  Marty has loved broadcasting since he was five years old and continues to mentor many young broadcasters.  He also served on the Eau Claire Redevelopment Board and was twice president of the Eau
Eau Claire Optimist Club.

Besides radio, Marty (Mr. Cub) has a passion for BASEBALL.  He served as the Goodwill Ambassador for the Eau Claire Express of the Northwoods Baseball League, and also continues to volunteer for various charitable organizations in the Chippewa Valley.  He was Co-Chair of MAJEC Movement for an Affordable Jail in Eau Claire in 2010.

Marty's Musings

The thoughts of NewsTalk 790 Today Thursday co-host Marty Green.

    Via Marty Green

    Make a game of finding something positive in every situation. 95% of your emotions are determined by how you interpret events to yourself.

    Optimism is one quality more associated with success And happiness than any other. So Dream Big Dreams!  At 5 years of age I already had an idea of what my goal would be. Radio -- yes, even at that age. I wasn’t the best student but I set my course towards things that would teach me what it takes in this crazy business called broadcasting. Read More

    Goals and Achievement

    An average person with average talent, ambition and education can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear-focused goals. I had a goal at age 5 after listening to a guy on the radio named Arthur Godfrey {Google him} -- I knew what my goal was.

    The establishment of a clear, central purpose or goal in life is surely the starting point. I followed advise given by both my dad and my boyhood idol {Jack Brickhouse} to work hard and get experience in a small town radio station {Orangeburg, South Carolina}. On air and Sales. Which got me an interview in Green Bay with my mentors at TV11: Larry Busse…Howard {the Hat} Trickey and Tom Hutchison.

    Goals in writing are dreams with deadlines. Committing your goals to paper increases the likelihood you will achieve them by 100%.

    Success equals goals…….ALL ELSE IS COMMENTARY. Rewrite your major goals every day. In the present tense, as if they already existed.

    Right now I am following the career of THEO EPSTEIN, President of my Chicago
    Cubs. This team has Goals and their young stars are working to achieve them.

    RIZZO…BRYANT…SOLER and the veterans on this team are learning each week
    how winners WIN…like THE CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS in hockey DID.

    Winning…projects Winning…Chicago has not seen a CUB WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP since 1908. I predict This group will deliver it. SOON. Read More


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