Thursday, June 30, 2022

Radio Storytelling Like Pixar

Outperforming radio personalities are usually great at storytelling. There is much to learn from the great storytellers and the best in this area is Pixar. This article explores the 22 Rules Of Storytelling according to...

Story Killers: Dead Ends and Detours

Dead ends and detours are frustrating on a road trip. But they're even more destructive on radio shows. On the air, both are equally dangerous on the air. In this article, I show you how...

A Personal Story That Affects Listeners Personally

Sharing personal stories affects listeners personally and powerfully. If you ever wondered if what you do on the air matters, read this case study of how a well-told story saved a life. This article is...

How To Brainstorm An Idea Into A Story

Many personalities struggle to turn a topic or idea into a relatable story that pulls listeners in. There's a thin line between being self-absorbed and interesting with an outward focus. That's why personal stories...

Prepping a Personal Story

The only thing harder than telling personal stories is prepping a personal story. There’s nothing like great radio talent telling personal stories from real-life experiences. It’s also among the greatest risks of running listeners...

Anatomy Of A Personal Story

There's nothing like a great personal story to hold a listener's attention and endear air talent to an audience. Stores are character-defining moments of unique content that nobody else can replicate. But personal stories...

Promotions Download: Pixar’s Rules Of Storytelling

Get this infographic that demonstrates Pixar's 22 Rules of Telling Stories.  

The Radio Storyteller’s Toolbox Seminar on Demand

The Radio Storyteller’s Toolbox shows even the most experienced air personalities how to polish storytelling skills by strengthening 7 key skills. This seminar explains how to tell stories more effectively by applying specific principles....

Storytelling: The Mosh Pit

Virtually every radio segment can be classified as one of four types of content: Personal Stories, Crowdsourced Content, Telling Other People's Stories, and The Mosh Pit. The Mosh Pit is fairly easy to execute...

Storytelling Secret Weapon: Internal Monologue

Some personalities struggle to find personal stories. And there's a good reason for that. It's hard for some to share their experiences and observations in a natural, authentic and relatable way. But there's a...

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Promotion: The Perfect Wedding

Weddings are beautiful, meaningful, and all about stories—both the story of the couple and the story of the day. That makes them great content...
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