Posts Tagged "radio"

Closeup of a microphone suspended over an on-air computer in a radio broadcast studio

Judge With Caution

I’ve written and set aside at least a half-dozen columns about the #metoo movement. Most of what’s worth saying has already been said. Then I considered my own experiences and realized I had an unusual one, long ago, that might... Continue reading
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Write With Me

Back in September, I posted a blog about what potential radio guests should know before they pitch an idea. (Want to Attract the Media? Follow These Tips!) It was shared several times on social media and some people messaged me... Continue reading
With Leigh Robert and Cindy Williams (Shirley from Laverne and Shirley) broadcasting live from a tent at the Plunkett estate

Where are the Older People at Work?

According to New York financial services expert Jack Kelly, they’ve all been fired.  Continue reading
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Throwback Thursday – Radio Days

Lisa
It’s been three years since Derek left his last radio job. Or, more accurately, since he was fired. (A rite of passage in our industry.) He decided then and there that he was done with radio and worked for one... Continue reading
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Text-ament II

Lisa
Oh, the texts we receive. From picking apart the tiniest of phrases and attempting to twist them, to just foolish and naive thoughts and ideas, we get ’em all. And just like our Mean Texts video series, I can’t possibly... Continue reading

Not Quite Cause for Celebration…Yet

Lisa
Radio co-hosts in Sydney, Australia are getting a lot of attention because the woman discovered she made a lot less money than the man, and he did something about it. Dave and Kate were a team, equal in their contribution... Continue reading

Want to Attract the Media? Follow These Tips!

Dear PR professionals and those who wish to be, Every day we in the media are deluged with emails, social media posts, phone calls and other messages from you. Sometimes, what you have to offer is of value to us.... Continue reading

Text-ament to the Innermost Thoughts of Some Listeners

Lisa
And now, more excerpts from the listener text file.  Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – The Beautiful Simplicity of the Gentle Giant

My first two full-time on-air radio jobs found me in country music radio, first in Red Deer, Alberta and then in Prince George, BC. I had some earlier experience with what was then called country & western, through my Mom... Continue reading

The Vocal Minority

Does everyone get the Sunday Night Blues? Generally, I just get on with it, but sometimes I feel a bit of dread about Monday. I enjoy my job, really I do, but the longer I do it, the more concern I... Continue reading