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How to Structure a Relationship Feature

Listeners love to eavesdrop on other people's problems, especially about relationships. It's a great way to feature stories. Setting up a relationship feature like War of the Roses and Second Date Update provides the framework...

Keep Show Features Familiar And Fresh

Locking popular features in place and programming them consistently is a recipe for success. However, it's not as simple as running back the same basic show day after day. Success depends on being both...

Programming The Wedge

Every successful radio show and podcast stands out for a reason. It's not just about top-notch production or great content. For that incredibly powerful wit and character to shine, the audience has to discover...

Branding a Feature: What’s In a Name?

Air personalities are a funny bunch. They often prefer open breaks where they can freely create original content and showcase their character and personality. However, many shows struggle to gain traction with the audience...

Why Shows Should Solicit Game & Contest Players Online

For decades, radio stations have followed a familiar pattern for promotions, contests, and even playing interactive games on a radio show: Invite the 9th caller to call and win! Of course, the phone lines...

Manage Radio Features Like Disneyland Manages Rides

Broadcasters agonize over on-air features. Adding new features is exciting, but those features tend to pile up over time. To stay out of programming ruts, programmers should manage features like Disneyland to keep the...

Methods To Test Features

We all love our babies. They're cute because they're ours. But step back and it's easy to see that some of those kids are ugly. It's the same with features on radio shows. But...

Why You Should Always Program Features At Set Times

There are two schools of thought regarding how to program features: rotating the times they air to expose them to a larger audience or programming features at set times. One is clearly superior. Spoiler...

Don’t Envy Popular Features

Something curious happens with strong radio personalities from time to time. They build a large audience base on the strength of a popular feature like Second Date Update or a Prank Call feature. Shows...

Guide to Making Great Prank Calls

Prank calls are a winner on many radio shows…if they’re good. The problem is they’re hard to do and even more difficult to keep creating new ideas that are consistently funny. This article explains how to create...
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