How many steps does a radio DJ walk during an average airshift? My friend Randy Moore wanted to find out by recording only a single hour of his show on TIC-FM in Connecticut.
Friday night we jumped on the Acela Express out of NYC down to Philly and met up at 97.5 the Fanatic with Matt Nahigian, Joe DeCamara, Eric Camille, ESPN’s Scott Masteller and sportsradio.com’s Rick Scott.
Listen to the sounds of the 30th Street Station in Philadelphia:
Day two of planning and production meetings at ESPN. Dawn and I both lived Continue reading
Remember Hanson’s Mmmmmm-Bop hit? Dan Michaels had 3 hours to quickly put together a community video when the band came to Pittsburgh to promote their new song “Thinking ’bout Somethin’”. Hanson was up for it and graciously played it live a few times while they captured it on little flip cams. Dan wanted to use ONLY Pittsburgh listeners and a Pittsburgh location. THE LISTENERS MADE THE VIDEO. Click through after the break and hear how he did the impossible with no budget, no pro’s, using only little flip cams and local listeners…all in a total of 3 hours. Fun. And the band was nice to work with. Continue reading
Has Social Media jumped the shark? With so many new services like Bing and Buzz to keep up with, in addition to Twitter and Facebook, is it getting ridiculous? Will the biz shake out? I asked the guys from the Computer Corner Radio Show, Ken Colburn and Brandon Disney. This past weekend they borrowed one of our studios to do their show, and we borrowed them for some information and opinion. They also own a fascinating Data Recovery business….check the interview, it’s 14 minutes.
Can’t get enough. Here’s ten things we found in town this past weekend. From the HUGE, to the very HIGH. Continue reading
Tony Rhein on what he uses to produce radio at KNBR San Francisco, about tech, and baseball. At Pier 39 along the Embarcadero.
I met up with Phil Tower in NYC and learned what he’s working on with the Allen Hunt Show. Phil’s a first class guy who I’ve known forever. He programmed WOOD-AM for about a thousand years. [Update-Phil has returned to program WOOD AM-FM]