Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Case Study: How Brooke and Jubal Built a Franchise on Prank Calls

Brooke & Jubal are a syndicated show originating on Movin' 92.5 in Seattle. They offer an excellent show, for many reasons, but at the heart of their success is the way they execute prank...

Game: Five Lies

The Five Lies game is really fun on the air, as long as you prepare the listener and arm them with great lies to tell their victim. It's a variation of prank calls, which listeners love,...

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. Great radio shows like Elvis Duran...

Feature: The Phone Jibba

If a radio show can be known for just one thing, what would you choose? It's a pretty easy answer. Research proves making listeners laugh is the most valuable attribute of all characteristics on...

Prank Calls: Prank the Host

Prank calls work for some shows, but are out of character for others. If it doesn't fit your nature, you could make one of your cast members the victim with Prank The Host. For Kidd...

Prank Call: Butterball Turkey Hotline

A good prank call is one of the best ways for personalities to showcase a sense of humor on the show. Shows that are good at it just need the right idea. The best ideas...

Prank Calls: Types of Prank Calls

So you've decide prank calls are a good idea and are launching a new feature. Congratulations! Now, decide what types of prank calls will work for your personality. Prank call features are highly popular with...

Feature: Prank Each Other

Listeners love pranks. Especially when they're not the victim! Part of the appeal is the feeling of being an"insider" on a joke. So have your show prank each other. It can be highly addictive. Some...

Prank Calls: Listeners Pranking Listeners

Prank calls work because they provide a dramatic story for listeners to follow. The downside is if the risk that a call becomes rude or mean-spirited, obviously a trait you don't want attached to...

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How To Celebrate Air Check Meetings

In a perfect world, air talent would receive regular input, filled with constructive, positive comments. The PD would be supportive and upbeat....