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One of the trickiest parts of casting a radio show has nothing to do with finding great talent. Show chemistry is a consideration, but that’s overrated. It’s important to identify what each cast member does (hosts and cohosts). But the hardest part is getting the character roles right.

This article explains the importance of casting a radio show with complementary character roles. Including:

  • How to identify character roles in talent.
  • The three types of character roles are Generators, Responders & Instigators.
  • Casting a balanced show.
  • Examples in casting character roles.

Character Roles On Radio Shows


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