While You Were Sleeping…, Coaching The Coaches
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Radio Headlines For Monday 9-10-2018
Thanks to Brittney Farrow (pictured) at Lightning 100.1 FM (WRLT), owned by Tuned In Broadcasting in Nashville. Britney tells us how she scored a big win for MillerCoors, local musicians, and of course, her radio station. (Our weekly Advertiser Success Stories are sponsored by Sun & Fun Media). [read more]
(By Bob McCurdy) The other day I was telling colleagues that I was going to write an article that dealt with the following subject and they began to chuckle, commenting that, “Great, now he’s figured out a way to work 24/7.” I told them the title of the article was going to be something like, Never Waste a Good Night’s Sleep. [read more]
(By Randy Lane) PD's and operation managers spend most of their time interpreting ratings and research, scheduling music, marketing/promotion, and other administrative duties. There's little time left for coaching talent. This underdeveloped skillset can be a source of frustration to both management and talent. [read more]
He's one of the most important people in podcasting -- and you should get to know him if you can. Rob Walch is VP of Podcaster Relations at Libsyn, one of the largest hosting companies in the world. Rob also co-hosts The Feed podcast, with Elsie Escobar, which you should be listening to if podcasting is in your future. Rob was our latest guest on Podcasting for Radio Dummies. [read more]
The very outspoken former WFAN sports talker tried to keep his defense plan quiet and away from federal prosecutors who allege Carton was involved in a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme. [read more]
Earlier this year, Cleveland sports talker Aaron Goldhammer said on the air that he would eat horse poop if the NFL's Cleveland Browns selected Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield with the number one overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft. They did...and this past Friday, he did. Not much more to say. Well, he did add a little ketchup. Channel 2 in Cleveland has the video. [read more]
Begnino has been off WFAN since late July when a former employee named him in a sexual-harassment suit. The New York Post is reporting that while nothing has been decided by Entercom, a return would make sense because... [read more]
Westwood One News has added broadcast journalist Linda Kenyon as a full-time Capitol Hill correspondent. Kenyon comes to Westwood from the Salem Radio Network, where she covered Congress. In addition, Westwood has named Bob Costantini White House correspondent. [read more]
Ron Robinson - Radio(By Ronald Robinson) Although listed here at #2, the following may be the more important responsibility that has been abandoned by radio stations all over the country. Radio is famous within the advertising trade as being the medium that has been, pervasively and continuously, producing the worst examples ever of broadcast advertising.  [read more]
Our thanks to Richard Bouchard, the treasurer of Bouchard Broadcasting, for sharing this classic. Bouchard, who just turned 80, is pictured here at WNRI in Woonsocket, RI has been involved in professional broadcasting since age 17. Send your Blast to [read more]
Alpha Media, Mankato, MN, has named Jim Lowe Market Manager. The 30-year industry vet started in sales in Fargo, ND, and moved up into management and regional management positions with leading community broadcast organizations, including the Owatonna and Minneapolis markets. [read more]
President and CEO of Signal Media of Arkansas, Steve Jonsson, has announced that Justin Acri, PD of The Buzz and co-host of The Zone, will replace him as GM of 103.7 KABZ-FM/Little Rock (The Buzz) effective today. [read more]
Results Radio announces has appointed Mike Anthony as Market Manager for its Chico, CA, station cluster and Carlos Casarez as the Director of Local/Regional Sales for its Chico cluster and National Sales Manager for all of Results Radio’s 13 stations.  [read more]
Dallas-Fort Worth’s Lone Star 92.5 Classic Rock has announced that Bo Roberts and Jim White, hosts of The Bo and Jim Show, will join the Texas Radio Hall of Fame. Roberts and White will officially be inducted into the Hall of Fame on November 3 in Kilgore, Texas. [read more]
Radio personality Lani Q is the new full-time midday talent at Top 40/Rhythmic station KWI-FM in Modesto-Stockton, CA. Lani Q can be heard on KWIN-FM, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. PST. [read more]
Radio Ink is proud to announce a keynote presentation that promises to be one of the highlights of Forecast 2019, being held November 14, 2018 at the Harvard Club in New York City. CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett will deliver a fascinating session, delving into topical news and events important to broadcasters in a compelling onstage presentation. [read more]
Are you hearing things about your market? Let us investigate. Radio Ink Magazine is the only 26-year-old trade magazine in the radio industry. That's the result of a lot of trust over those years. Send all news tips in total confidence, and any other station news to Radio Ink Editor Ed Ryan at [read more]
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After 14 years in television, Mark Jaycox jumped to radio in 2004 joining the Salem Media Group in Milwaukee. He began coaching salespeople when he was 28, working for Media One in Chicago in 1995. He started out in radio as an LSM and his career took off from there. [read more]

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