As the New Year approaches we continue the 2013 Count Down of the year’s top blog posts (#25 to #16 here). Interesting to note, one of the blog posts below (#12) was written and posted in October 2010, yet still gets tons of traffic each year. Another (#15) was posted in May 2012.
#15 Brock & Salk Turn a Battleground into Common Ground
Despite being posted in May 2012, this post detailing the relationship and partnership of Seattle sports talkers Brock Huard and Mike Salk was popular, because Salk left the show for a gig in Boston this year.
#14 Does Internet Radio Value Radio More Than Radio?
Observations of a radio guy seeing signs of how the internet has hi-jacked the brand of “radio” that the industry has developed and earned through decades of blood, sweat and tears of building relationships with listeners.
#13 Recipe for a Paula Deen Parody
Oh, Paula Deen…
#12 Look Who’s Talking: Jim Cutler
Profiling one of the best voice artists in the world.
#11 The Producer Game Is Changing
I offer a response to a host’s open letter in Talkers about his producer and I offer 20 Tips on being a more effective producer.
#10 For Different Results – Change
In the wake of my resignation from KIRO Radio, I offer some observations. “Too often, I hear employees (hosts, producers, board ops, etc) want more, expect more, and demand more, but are unwilling to change to get it. There’s an overwhelming sense of entitlement in our business from the newcomers to the veterans…”
#09 Arbitron Panelist,”F— this!”
Real audio from a real panelist fed up with PPM.
#08 Wanted: A Passionate Disruptor or a Computer Literate Promo Assistant
One reason why traditional radio stations are having trouble attracting young, creative talent.
#07 77 Websites for Radio Hosts, Producers, Anchors and Reporters
A growing list of must-bookmark websites.
#06 The Keys to Sports Radio Success
The inspiration for this comes from a sports radio chat on twitter (#srchat). The question — what are your biggest pet-peeves of sports talk radio? — was posed to everyone on the chat including special guest Clear Channel’s VP of Sports Bruce Gilbert. I’ve taken their answers and turned-them-inside-out like a secret decoder ring to unveil the keys to sports radio success.
The top 5 posts of 2013 will be unveiled next week!
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