122 – Rx for ‘Rona Ratings? Guest: Charlie Sislen, The Research Director Inc.

By Kipper McGee | 05/25/2020 | Comments Off on 122 – Rx for ‘Rona Ratings? Guest: Charlie Sislen, The Research Director Inc.

We’ve all felt the impact of the coronavirus. We’ve seen what’s it meant for our operations, promotions and revenue. Now, veteran ratings expert Charlie Sislen reveals what his firm, The Research Director, Inc is seeing in early PPM breakouts, and shares what is likely to happen next, both in metered and diary markets. Click here…

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121 – Helen Little – 106.7 LiteFM/New York – Secrets of Staying #1

By Kipper McGee | 05/11/2020 | Comments Off on 121 – Helen Little – 106.7 LiteFM/New York – Secrets of Staying #1

It’s not every day that we get to hear from America’s top-rated midday host, from America’s #1 Market. HELEN LITTLE of New York City’s 106.7 LiteFM takes us inside a workday that includes both show and life prep necessary to entertain millions of listeners while they work. She’ll also voice a show for Philly’s 106.1…

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120 – Playlists Repeat. So Does History. Radio Lessons Worth #REDISCOVERY | Guest: Gary Berkowitz

By Kipper McGee | 04/27/2020 | Comments Off on 120 – Playlists Repeat. So Does History. Radio Lessons Worth #REDISCOVERY | Guest: Gary Berkowitz

The name Gary Berkowitz is synonymous with winning radio. On the station side, he’s been involved in every aspect of programming and managing some of America’s most successful radio brands. Gary was the founding Program Director at the legendary PRO-FM, Providence. He transformed WROR, Boston from an Oldies station to one of the first AC…

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119 – Radio After COVID – Steps to Take NOW | Guest: Erica Farber, President/CEO, RAB

By Kipper McGee | 04/15/2020 | Comments Off on 119 – Radio After COVID – Steps to Take NOW | Guest: Erica Farber, President/CEO, RAB

Erica Farber has really climbed the ropes throughout her impressive radio career, making her one of the industry’s most respected and influential people. Many know her as the former head of R&R but it didn’t start there! After leading an impressive array of stations, she’s held nearly every position in Radio Sales & Management including…

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118 – How to SHINE thru UNCERTAINTY – Guest: Ruth Presslaff

By Kipper McGee | 03/25/2020 | Comments Off on 118 – How to SHINE thru UNCERTAINTY – Guest: Ruth Presslaff

Plain and simple, Ruth Presslaff, is a data geek.  She doesn’t know how it happened, it just did. (Spoiler alert: it MAY have had something to do with Ellen’s brother, Vance DeGeneres!  Her online campaigns, contests and surveys have generated impressive ratings and revenue for media clients the world over.  Now Ruth leads the Enterprise…

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117 – Guest: Sam Alex – A Nashville Media Brand in the Making

By Kipper McGee | 03/09/2020 | Comments Off on 117 – Guest: Sam Alex – A Nashville Media Brand in the Making

Sam Alex is a radio veteran and his new network show has already been nominated for an Academy of Country Music National On-Air Personality  Award He is a special correspondent for the TV entertainment show Celebrity Page seen on Reelz Channel and over 150 TV affiliates. Sam’s interviews have been covered in numerous media like…

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Pure Podsense for Radio – Guest: Steve Goldstein

By Kipper McGee | 02/24/2020 | Comments Off on Pure Podsense for Radio – Guest: Steve Goldstein

Steve Goldstein is recognized as a smart industry thought leader in audio programming, marketing and management.  He’s created and developed numerous successful radio brands in virtually every format and found and grown local and national talent for both radio stations and networks. He served as Executive Vice President, Co-Founder and Group Program Director for Saga Communications, and since 2015 he’s been focused…

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Meet “JENY” – Guest: JEFF LYNN, Rubber City Radio

By Kipper McGee | 02/03/2020 | Comments Off on Meet “JENY” – Guest: JEFF LYNN, Rubber City Radio

If you live in north-central Ohio…or follow the trades, you likely noticed the campaign asking “Who is JenY”?  This time we find out. This millennial targeted station is to the mastermind of this rare multi-media radio launch, JEFF LYNN. His background with companies like Townsquare, NRG Media and IHeartRadio, made Jeff uniquely suited to coordinate…

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Andy Riggs – Riggs & Alley – KISS-FM, Milwaukee

By Kipper McGee | 01/20/2020 | Comments Off on Andy Riggs – Riggs & Alley – KISS-FM, Milwaukee

Andy Riggs has worked in the radio industry for over 20 years, starting markets like Lafayette, Chatanooga, Gainesville and Indianapolis. Riggs then landed in Milwaukee, where he the distinction of hosting mornings at IHeart’s WRNW, and since 2013 at Entercom’s KISS-FM. There he cohosts the RIGGS & ALLEY morning show. He shares what makes a…

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Guest: Dana Cortez – Radio’s new leading lady!

By Kipper McGee | 01/13/2020 | Comments Off on Guest: Dana Cortez – Radio’s new leading lady!

DANA CORTEZ was born in West Texas and raised by her Nana, in the Dallas Ft. Worth area. Dana never thought of a career in radio, but her Nana advised her to either be a lawyer or radio host because of her ability to argue anything. Nana was right! Now Dana is blazing a path…

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