#064 – The State of Radio – Dan Kelley – Michigan Broadcasters Association

By Kipper McGee | 04/16/2018 | Comments Off on #064 – The State of Radio – Dan Kelley – Michigan Broadcasters Association

Dan Kelley is no stranger to successful radio. Since his radio start during high school in suburban Chicago, Dan has been a station Program Director, Operations Director, Station Manager, Chief Engineer and on-air talent for such companies as CBS Radio, Clear Channel and Citadel Communications. Since 2007, he’s had a statewide perspective for the Michigan…

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#063 – Married to his Morning Show – Literally! Nick Steele – KOIT-F, SF

By Kipper McGee | 04/02/2018 | Comments Off on #063 – Married to his Morning Show – Literally! Nick Steele – KOIT-F, SF

After being all over the country in glamour spots like Longview Texas, Dayton, Ohio and Terre Haute, Indiana, Nick Steele met co-host Kristen Flowers where else…at a radio station in Las Vegas!  Soon they decided to take their relationship to the next level. They became a morning show at 101.9 The Wolf in Sacremento! They…

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#062 – Drew Horowitz, President & COO, Hubbard Radio

By Kipper McGee | 03/26/2018 | Comments Off on #062 – Drew Horowitz, President & COO, Hubbard Radio

Drew Horowitz is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Hubbard Radio, overseeing operations in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Seattle, Phoenix, Minneapolis-St. Paul, St. Louis and Cincinnati. Prior to joining Hubbard, he was the Executive Vice President and COO of Bonneville International Corporation.  He joined WTMX Radio/Chicago as General Sales Manager in May 1992 and was…

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#061 – Navigating Radio’s NEW Realities – Walter Sterling

By Kipper McGee | 03/21/2018 | Comments Off on #061 – Navigating Radio’s NEW Realities – Walter Sterling

Walter Sterling has been in radio since he was 15. He worked for a suburban New Jersey station for minimum wage as an on-air DJ. He was one of the first talk show hosts on the FM band at stations in New York City and, as alter ego Walter Sabo, programmed and consulted enormously successful…

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#060 – What’s the Buzz? Beasley VPP Buzz Knight

By Kipper McGee | 03/03/2018 | Comments Off on #060 – What’s the Buzz? Beasley VPP Buzz Knight

Brandwidth MEANS the fusion of solid BRANDING with sharp, smart use of the various BANDwidth options available, and this guest if PERFECT to navigate today’s mediascape. When Beasley Media Group acquired Greater Media, they acquired some great stations, along with one of the brightest minds in media as their Vice President of Programming Buzz Knight.…

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#059: Radio’s NEW Awakening: Sheri Lynch (The Bob & Sheri Show)

By Kipper McGee | 02/26/2018 | Comments Off on #059: Radio’s NEW Awakening: Sheri Lynch (The Bob & Sheri Show)

Sheri Lynch is an award-winning broadcaster who fully expects to panic and be eaten first in the coming zombie apocalypse. A Philly native who was raised in a remote corner of northwestern Wyoming, you’d think she’d have a little more game when it comes to the undead. Especially since she’s carved out a unique career…

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#058 – Avoiding the CLICKsand Trap: Bill Troy

By Kipper McGee | 02/19/2018 | Comments Off on #058 – Avoiding the CLICKsand Trap: Bill Troy

Bill Troy is a longtime radio vet who also works extensively in the online marketing world. After successful stints programming and managing radio brands, he founded TroyResearch, the first online market research firm for the broadcast industry.  As they  created a worldwide footprint, next came global consumer brands like Sony, Disney, Nestle and Enterprise. Six years…

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#057: Jonathan Drake – OM, Illini Radio Group

By Kipper McGee | 02/12/2018 | Comments Off on #057: Jonathan Drake – OM, Illini Radio Group

Jonathan Drake is proof positive that a career in radio and having a life CAN coexist! After working around the Midwest with stops in exotic locales like Joliet, Bloomington and the well-kept secret that is Des Moines, Iowa, Jonathan was transferred to the Champaign-Urbana market by Saga Communications, where he has settled in as Operations…

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#056 – Ross Brittain

By Kipper McGee | 02/05/2018 | Comments Off on #056 – Ross Brittain

Ross Brittain has been a mainstay morning drive time on-air personality since music radio transitioned from AM to FM. He’s worked in major market stations nationwide including Atlanta, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Hartford and New York City. His vast experience ranges from stints at 77WABC to ‘CBS-FM in New York. His “Z Morning Zoo” and “Breakfast Club”…

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#055: Bruce Gilbert: A “Sporting” Chance to Win

By Kipper McGee | 01/29/2018 | Comments Off on #055: Bruce Gilbert: A “Sporting” Chance to Win

You may not know the name Bruce Gilbert.  But the chances are you’ve heard his work, or someone following his lead! A longtime top programmer, Bruce is perhaps best known for becoming an early and prominent practitioner of the modern Sports/Talk format at “The Ticket” in Dallas.   Then after stints as CEO of DC…

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