Mike Rogers (producer)

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Mike Rogers
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Born (1956-11-01) November 1, 1956 (age 66)
Occupation(s)Radio host, producer
Years active1977–present
Websitemodernmarketingjapan.blogspot.jp

Mike Rogers (sometimes referred to as Mike "in Tokyo" Rogers) is a director, producer, and radio host. In 2006, he became the first foreigner in Japanese history to hold a senior position at a major Japanese broadcasting station, when he was appointed as a program director, then general manager at TV Tokyo's InterFM channel.[1] Currently, he hosts the "Mike Rogers Show" internationally. The program previously broadcast exclusively on InterFM channel in Tokyo and on Radio Neo in Nagoya, Japan.[2] He was also a director and co-host of InterFM's weekday morning program "Good Morning Garage".[3]

Rogers has been a radio/TV host/producer in Japan since 1983.[2] He is also the writer, producer, and co-director of the 2017 feature film, Ghostroads – A Japanese Rock N Roll Ghost Story which premiered at the Raindance Film Festival 2017.[4][5] He is a founding member of the Mt. Fuji Film & VR Festival.[6] He was the lead singer of the Los Angeles punk band The Rotters between 1977 and 1979 under the pseudonym "Nigel Nitro".[1]

Rogers was a Jury member for the 2018 Raindance Film Festival in London, England. He is the first person from Japan to be given a seat on the Jury in the history of the Raindance Film Festival.[7] Rogers also won an award for his film "Matsuchiyo – Life of a Geisha" at the Raindance Film Festival in London, 2018.[8]

Rogers is also the co-writer for the film Meet the Pumps directed by Stephen David Brooks with musical score by Linda Perry.[9]

Rogers is also a DJ at WFMU "Sheena's Jungle Room" in New Jersey.

Rogers is the founder and program director at the JIFF Japan Indies Film Awards and the Japan Ninja Indies Music Awards show, which is the first international indies music awards show from Tokyo. There was a YouTube channel of the mike rogers show than before,

From June 2022

As a full-fledged YouTuber

At first, I introduced the program, and then

Artist, music, film,

We are conducting interviews with listeners and others.

Almost every day at 20:00 (Japan time)

Premium distribution is being delivered.

Career[edit]

Producer/director[edit]

Radio host[edit]

  • Mike Rogers Show on InterFM in Tokyo and Radio Neo in Nagoya, Japan.[2] The program is also aired nationally on Radiko.jp[11][12]
  • Mike Rogers Show on Love FM 76.1 in Kyushu, Japan
  • Mike Rogers Show on air in 19 nations (internet) and 39 stations worldwide.
  • Mike Rogers on Mike Rogers Show WFMU Sheena's Jungle Room.

Music[edit]

  • Lead singer of Los Angeles punk band The Rotters (1977~1979)[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "First foreigner at a senior position at a Japanese radio station. | The Japan Times". The Japan Times. Archived from the original on April 8, 2018. Retrieved February 3, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "InterFM897 : インターFM897 [ 89.7MHz TOKYO ]". www.interfm.co.jp. Archived from the original on November 16, 2017. Retrieved January 10, 2018.
  3. ^ "InterFM DJ lifts the bar for morning radio". Japan Today. Archived from the original on April 8, 2018. Retrieved April 8, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Ghostroads – A Japanese Rock n Roll Ghost Story". calendar.raindancefestival.org. Archived from the original on January 12, 2018. Retrieved February 3, 2018.
  5. ^ "Japan's Rock Bands Come Together In Ghostroads – A Japanese Rock N Roll Ghost Story – Dread Central". www.dreadcentral.com. August 21, 2017. Archived from the original on January 27, 2018. Retrieved February 4, 2018.
  6. ^ "Organizers". 熱海映画祭 THE Mt. FUJI-ATAMI FILM & VR FESTIVAL. Archived from the original on April 10, 2018. Retrieved January 10, 2018.
  7. ^ "Launch Press Release Raindance 2018 – Raindance". Raindance. Retrieved August 26, 2018.
  8. ^ "'Princesita' wins four awards at Raindance Film Festival". Screen. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
  9. ^ Grobar, Matt (October 7, 2021). "Stephen David Brooks To Helm Punk Music Pic 'Meet The Pumps' Exec Produced By Grammy Winner Linda Perry". Deadline. Retrieved October 15, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. ^ "Matsuchiyo – Life of a Geisha". calendar.raindancefestival.org. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
  11. ^ "radiko.jp | インターネットでラジオが聴ける". radiko.jp (in Japanese). Archived from the original on February 5, 2018. Retrieved February 4, 2018.
  12. ^ "radiko.jp | インターネットでラジオが聴ける". radiko.jp. Archived from the original on January 19, 2018. Retrieved January 13, 2018.

[13] https://filmfreeway.com/NinjaIndiesMusicVideoAwards

External links[edit]

https://twitter.com/mikeintokyo2004?s=21