Friday, July 20, 2018

How Long Talk Breaks Should Be

Finding the right combination of music and talk is a non-scientific task. Break length and music count are issues nearly every programmer wrestles with. How long talk breaks should be is one of the...

The 7 Most Important Talent Coaching Skills

It really is hard to critique someone, but program directors who plan to lead a team have to do it. You have to praise them for the positives and correct them when they could...

Air Check Break Construction

Air checks are usually tedious, only a bit more fun than dental surgery. But they don’t have to be. It takes time, commitment and creativity-just like a great radio show. If listeners aren't able to...

Air Check Transcript

Air checks are usually tedious, only a bit more fun than dental surgery. But they don’t have to be. It takes time, commitment and creativity-just like a great radio show. The air check transcript is...

Casting A Show: Arranged Marriage Morning Shows

An arranged marriage is a type of marital union where the bride and groom are selected by their families. It's still common in some cultures. One of those cultures is radio and, where personalities are sometimes...

Air Check Memorable Moment

Air checks are usually tedious, only a bit more fun than dental surgery. But they don’t have to be. It takes time, commitment and creativity-just like a great radio show. The most effective means of...

Do More Music Morning Shows Work?

Throw this question out to a group of broadcasters, then sit back and be entertained. The debate over more music or more personality is a passionate one. Managers and bean counters would love it if...

Setting Expectations for Radio Personalities

Have you ever thought you were doing a great job, and everyone was happy with you? Then you discover they were terribly disappointed. And it blows you away. You had no idea. The problem...

How To Deal With A Bad Day On The AIr

Many of us have jobs. All of us have lives. And one thing that’s true about any job, or any life, is that sometimes you wake up in the morning and you just don’t...

Coaching Talent: The Big But Syndrome

The Big But Syndrome is a real thing. No, it's not the trap guys get from women when they ask how they look in this outfit or these jeans. It's the same consideration dog...

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How to Plan a Radio Stunt

Doing big stunts can be great fun. They create entertainment value for the audience and can generate media coverage that spreads your brand beyond...