Season II Kickoff: The Best of Morning Show Boot Camp

By Kipper McGee | 10/30/2017 | Comments Off on Season II Kickoff: The Best of Morning Show Boot Camp

Time alert: We usually keep episodes to 15 minutes or less, but THIS ONE is so jam-packed with great information, it runs more than a half hour! The Best of Morning Show Boot Camp brings you highlights from America’s longest running talent symposium. If you were there, this will bring back memories of some great lessons and…

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John Records Landecker – A Radio Hall of Famer SPEAKS OUT!

By Kipper McGee | 09/12/2017 | Comments Off on John Records Landecker – A Radio Hall of Famer SPEAKS OUT!

John Records Landecker is a bona fide radio star, soon to be inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame.  He’s perhaps best know for his trademark saying “Records Truly is My Middle Name” also the name of his book ─ now entering it’s second printing with an updated “Hall of Fame” edition.  Starting in small…

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Jay Philpot – KQRS, Minneapolis

By Kipper McGee | 08/28/2017 | Comments Off on Jay Philpot – KQRS, Minneapolis

Jay Philpot is living proof that radio people CAN go home again!  After growing up the the radio mecca of Minneapolis/St. Paul, he hosted at then Emmis CHR, WLOL-FM.  Then stops in with groups including Saga, Clear Channel and Hubbard in markets like Milwaukee, Norfolk, St. Louis, Dallas Baltimore and his national show on the…

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#041 – Geo Cook, K104/Dallas

By Kipper McGee | 08/21/2017 | Comments Off on #041 – Geo Cook, K104/Dallas

When thinking about smart programming minds, one name that often comes up is GEO COOK. Noted as one of the top pro’s in urban radio, he’s served as PD and Brand Manager for leading urban stations from Charleston to DC, from Pittsburgh to Dallas, where he’s been leading the legendary K104 brand since 2010.  He…

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#040 – Kellie Rasberry – The Show Must Go On

By Kipper McGee | 08/16/2017 | Comments Off on #040 – Kellie Rasberry – The Show Must Go On

Kellie Rasberry was born and raised in SC with aspirations of becoming an actress, but the owner of a local radio station saw her at a talent convention and thought be great for radio. She eventually become News Director, host of her own morning show, then came a seismix shift: She moved to the big…

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#039: NASH-FM’s KELLY FORD on Waking up the COUNTRY!

By Kipper McGee | 08/07/2017 | Comments Off on #039: NASH-FM’s KELLY FORD on Waking up the COUNTRY!

NASH-FM morning star KELLY FORD is the epitome of “Award Winning” morning host.  After taking home three CMA Major Market Personality of the year prizes, plus a Marconi, an ACM, and the prestigious Gracie Award from the Alliance of Women in Media, it’s no wonder that NASH-FM wanted her to be part of their “Ty,…

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Episode #038: Guy Phillips – Life After a MILLION+ Quarter Hours

By Kipper McGee | 07/30/2017 | Comments Off on Episode #038: Guy Phillips – Life After a MILLION+ Quarter Hours

Guy Phillips is undeniably an institution in the St. Louis area. After over a MILLION Quarter Hours on CBS owned Y98 (KYKY), he continuously reinvents his show, and makes St. Louis laugh every morning. Hundreds of thousands of listeners prove this every book. For Guy, he says “ “I’ve been one of the luckiest guys to…

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#037 – Bridging the Audience Gap – Dave Van Dyke, Founder/CEO Bridge Ratings

By Kipper McGee | 07/22/2017 | Comments Off on #037 – Bridging the Audience Gap – Dave Van Dyke, Founder/CEO Bridge Ratings

Your audience moving away from you.   The attacks are not just online anymore.  Media reseach sherpa Dave Van Dyke offers a look at where the ‘audience gap’ between radio is and where it needs to go to remain competitive, if not dominent. Dave was raised in radio, showcasing talents on-air, in programming, sales, marketing…

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Episode #036: Jason Cage, Mix 96.5/Houston – Serious Fun = Serious Success

By Kipper McGee | 07/13/2017 | Comments Off on Episode #036: Jason Cage, Mix 96.5/Houston – Serious Fun = Serious Success

For CBS/Houston’s Jason Cage, it’s been said that WINNING is in his DNA!  With over a decade in the business, Jason understands what makes fun, interactive, memorable radio and the new skills required to touch listeners where they live including social media. His career spans from his hometown radio market, Huntsville Alabama to Chicago’s legendary…

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Episode #035: Chio in the Morning: Perseverance PAYS!

By Kipper McGee | 07/03/2017 | Comments Off on Episode #035: Chio in the Morning: Perseverance PAYS!

CHIO IN THE MORNING is a Philly radio legend, provingthat perserverance DOES pay off.   He’s been part of winning stations LITERALLY from coast to coast (Z100/New York to KHTS and XHRM/San Diego).    Through all of that, Chio is marking over 16 years hosting mornings in America’s 9th largest market, at stations like Q102,…

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