Category: Programming

It Was Always a ‘Good Day!’

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By: Dick Taylor,  CRMC/CDMC DickTaylorBlog.com When I started in professional radio, 51 years ago this week, there was a gentleman broadcasting that captivated my attention, his name… read more

Salespeople: Here’s How To Make Live Reads Work

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting If you were to ask any successful PD what the secret to their success was, I am sure they would tell you… read more

The Robinson Report: Relevancy Revisited (Pt. 3)

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By: Kevin Robinson Robinson Media “Quality, relevant content can’t be spotted by an algorithm. You can’t subscribe to it. You need people – actual human beings –… read more

The Fall Book Is On. Now What?

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting The fall book is on and before we get too deep into it, here are a few basic and easy to implement… read more

Programming Advice from Warren Buffett

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting Well, kind of. I recently read an interview with “The Oracle of Omaha,” arguably one of the savviest investors of all time,… read more

Tactics that Increase Ratings. Yes, These do Work!

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting As we approach the fall book, here are 10 “easy to implement” tips that will make a difference in the way you… read more

5 Things All Air Talent Can Learn from Dan Ingram

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting The headline on June 25 was shocking: Dan Ingram was dead. Dan has been called the “World’s Greatest Top-40 DJ.”  I would… read more

How Commercial Radio Broadcasters Can Learn More About Public Radio

Editor’s Note: Our MAB Digital Guru’s weekly post usually appears in our Web/DIgital/Social section of MAB NewsBriefs.  Again this week, however, I’ve elected to put Seth’s piece in our programming section.  -Dan Kelley The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the… read more

What Anthony Bourdain Taught Me About Radio Broadcasting

Editor’s Note: Our MAB Digital Guru’s weekly post usually appears in our Web/DIgital/Social section of MAB NewsBriefs.  This week, however, I’ve elected to put Seth’s piece in our programming section.  -Dan Kelley The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s… read more

How to Manage Talents Who Hate Each Other!

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting Good news! You have a successful, well-rated morning team on your station. Bad news: They do not get along off the air…. read more