The closest thing to a time machine may have been invented by, of all people, those who run a once-bankrupt media company. But will it be good for business? For now, I don’t really care because I’m really enjoying it as it’s getting started. 99X is back on the radio in Atlanta and, well, everywhere. … Continued
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It comes up in an instant and is completed almost as quickly. And yet, the radio traffic report can often be as important as anything broadcast across the airwaves. Over a career spanning nearly 50 years, perhaps no one has plied his roadway craft more capably than Dennis Neubacher, who officially “retired” from full-time on-air … Continued
One of the great things about working with clients for many years can be the conversations. It’s the shoptalk that can’t usually happen in a meeting. Over the weekend, I got one of those calls. It was a burning question from Rich Homberg, the General Manager of Detroit Public TV. Sometimes, we talk about TV. … Continued
Radio can be many things to many people. A source of news and information. A hub for music and entertainment. A gathering place, through the airwaves, for community. The voices we listen to can become our trusted and, in many cases, beloved connectors to the outside world. Moreover, where and when those personalities also become … Continued
With so much attrition in the media business, it’s not every day that you come across a radio broadcaster with more than 30 years of experience on-the-air (and counting). Perhaps rarer still is a station with a small market approach reaching into a major market. That’s why we talked to WHMI (93.5 FM/Howell, Michigan) and … Continued
It may not be true in politics, but it is in real life: Just because you’re a fan of something doesn’t mean it’s beyond reproach. I’m a fan of radio. It’s what started me, at a young age, on my path to a career in communications. It is, or was before the pandemic, my companion, … Continued