Hosting a radio show with multiple personalities is hard. I’ve heard it compared to juggling knives and herding cats. Both are appropriate metaphors, and somewhat accurate.
Hosts have a million things to manage, but the most important skill is learning to manage conversations between personalities. It’s not as easy as turning on all he mics and waiting to experience the magic.
Maintaining character balance with forward momentum that’s easy for listeners to follow is a constant challenge, and it’s the primary responsibility for the person playing the role of host.
Here are some tips for sharpening the execution of breaks: