#054 – Guest: Keith Hill, the UNconsultant

By Kipper McGee | 01/21/2018 | Comments Off on #054 – Guest: Keith Hill, the UNconsultant

Keith Hill, The UnConsultant, has been successfully helping radio stations raise their ratings since 1992 when he teamed up with the iconic Moon Mullins in Nashville as a consultant specializing in the Country format. Perhaps most famously, Keith is recognized as the Worlds Leading Authority on Music Scheduling, proving advanced coaching for services including Musicmaster…

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Jill Strada, the PD behind Miami’s NEW Sound Machines!

By Kipper McGee | 01/13/2018 | Comments Off on Jill Strada, the PD behind Miami’s NEW Sound Machines!

The career Jill Strada has epitomized success programming today’s hit music Radio. After stops in markets like Orlando, Miami, Boston, New York now she’s back in Miami and with COX, as Director of Branding and Programming for HITS 97.3 and 99 JAMZ.  Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss: Common traits of winning stations, companies…

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Guest: Martha Quinn: Original MTV host turned morning radio star!

By Kipper McGee | 01/08/2018 | Comments Off on Guest: Martha Quinn: Original MTV host turned morning radio star!

Martha Quinn is perhaps most famous for being one of the original veejays on MTV but like so many of us, she started in college radio including the ‘radio station with a college attached’ at WNYU, New York. However, NOT everyone gets lead roles TV commercials for clients like McDonald’s, Country Time Lemonade Campbell’s Soup…

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Radio Resolutions – 2018

By Kipper McGee | 01/04/2018 | Comments Off on Radio Resolutions – 2018

The new year brings a time for reflection, critical review and planning for the next chapter. This year, the “RADIO RESOLUTIONS” collection offers a cross-section of experiences, insights and inspiration from top air talent, programmers, and media thought leaders ─ designed to help you create the best 2018 possible. Included: Chio in the Morning –…

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Guest: Chicagoland Rock Radio Renegade MITCH MICHAELS

By Kipper McGee | 12/18/2017 | Comments Off on Guest: Chicagoland Rock Radio Renegade MITCH MICHAELS

Mitch Michaels has been on the air in the Chicago market for several decades, and worked at just about every rock station in town! He is perhaps best known for helping start WXRT-FM, and for his work at WKQX-FM, “The Loop” WLUP-FM, WCKG-FM, and others.  He is currently ‘Doin’ the Cruise” from 3p-7p at 95.9…

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Guest: Karen Dalessandro – Making the Switch!

By Kipper McGee | 12/11/2017 | Comments Off on Guest: Karen Dalessandro – Making the Switch!

Ever have a radio station change their name for you? That’s exactly what 94.5 KTI country did after revealing that Milwaukee country radio mainstay Karen Dalessandro was switching dial positions.  Her new station is so happy to have her that they have renamed the station “94-5 KAREN COUNTRY” in a series of ads, including TV and…

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Guest: Slats in the Morning – WNCX, Cleveland

By Kipper McGee | 11/27/2017 | Comments Off on Guest: Slats in the Morning – WNCX, Cleveland

For many who work in rock radio, Cleveland is like Mecca! It’s home to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and legendary rock radio stations, like WMMS where Slats worked earlier in his career.    After serving at a number of great places like Nashville, Florida and other warmer climates, it was not the weather, but his love of Classic…

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Guest: LaDona Harvey KOGO, San Diego Morning Co-host

By Kipper McGee | 11/19/2017 | Comments Off on Guest: LaDona Harvey KOGO, San Diego Morning Co-host

LADONA HARVEY is known in industry circles as the outspoken co-Host of San Diego’s Morning News on market leader KOGO, Her background includes DJ stints in a variety of formats, excelling in markets like Flagstaff, Phoenix and a number of radio stations in Southern California. LaDona then moved into information, investing a decade as news…

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Guest: Cadillac Jack – Kicks 101.5, Atlanta

By Kipper McGee | 11/13/2017 | Comments Off on Guest: Cadillac Jack – Kicks 101.5, Atlanta

Cadillac Jack will be marking his 25th year with Atlanta’s KICKS 101.5 in March.  He joined the station as evening host of “Crying, Loving or Leaving” when he was just 20 years-old.  After years as afternoon host on KICKS, Cadillac Jack was cast as the anchor of morning drive in 2005. He’s co-hosted with a…

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Guests: Fred Jacobs & Steve Goldstein, SONIC AI

By Kipper McGee | 11/08/2017 | Comments Off on Guests: Fred Jacobs & Steve Goldstein, SONIC AI

Our second season is starting as a year of ‘firsts”.  Our first confab coverage (Morning Show Boot Camp), and this time, our first ‘dual guest’ episode. Fred Jacobs is well known as one of radio’s leading visionaries. His JACOBS MEDIA created the Classic Rock format and with the initiation of the annual benchmark Jacobs Tech…

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