Sunday, March 24, 2019

4 Coaching Tips to Help Talent Tell Better Personal Stories

A priority for air personalities should be an intense focus to create unique, original content from their personal lives through observation and storytelling. The problem is most talent doesn't have the experience, training or expertise to pull it...

Exaggeration is a Key to a Great Story

One of the most important skills in radio is the ability to tell stories. Do you want to be a great storyteller? Then it's time to embrace a skill that would embarrass mom. Exaggeration. There...

Here’s How to Tell Stories with Emotion

You know the difference between a good storyteller and a great one? Great storytellers have the ability to tell stories with emotion. It's hard for many personalities. For others, it comes naturally Melissa Etheridge is...

Performance Tricks to Choose The Right Details In a Story

A good storyteller is able to enrich their content with dramatic, vivid details. A weak storyteller bores their audience by loading them down with too many details that lead nowhere. Choosing the right details...

Tell More Interesting Stories by Being Vulnerable:

Audiences will care about you as long as it relates to them, and not a moment longer.  On the other hand, listeners turn off the moment they think you’re trying to be cool. They...

The Science of Stories: 5 Storytelling Steps

There's an art to relating a personal experiences on the air. But every art is governed by some principles and laws. There's also a science to storytelling. The science is in the structure of...

Stories Need a Context. Randomness Doesn’t Work

A morning show client launched a break by immediately cutting right to the heart of the story. It started fast. On the surface, there were things to like about the effort. But the break...

Using Dialogue in Storytelling

One of the most overlooked aspects of storytelling is the use of dialogue in the telling of as story. Most radio personalities never really consider it. We think of dialogue as important in a...

Get More TSL In Storytelling: Drop Audio Bread Crumbs

One of the most powerful techniques of building higher ratings is convincing existing listeners to listen more. Obvious, right? But that's a lot harder than just trying harder to be great on the air....

3 Keys To Details In Storytelling

The difference in a great story and an average story often comes down to details. Details can advance a story and make it come alive or cause it to bog down and fail. The...

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Feature: Good News

One of the reasons listeners tune in to radio is to escape from everyday life and hear something that makes them feel good. So...