It’s the end of the workday. The show is winding down. There’s just one last break remaining. So what should it sound like? Most programmers don’t want to make a big deal of it, because there’s a theory that saying goodbye invites listeners to tune out. But why can’t there be a natural end to a show while building anticipation for what’s happening next?

This article provides examples of how to program the last break on a radio show. Including:

  • How to Program the last break.
  • Why you should consider a goodbye break.
  • How to add character to the last break and maintain forward momentum.

Programming The Last Break


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