Tag: Issue 14

Body Language Mistakes

By: Brian Marriott, P1 Learning You walk into your sales appointment and find yourself waiting in the lobby. No worries! Perfect time to catch up on a few emails, check your pocket mirror for any remaining lunch remnants, perhaps you’re nervously tapping your foot without noticing. After all, you’re in the lobby, who cares, right? Well…… read more

Mojo Invites Listeners to “Make Out with the Mustang”

Last week, WKQI-FM’s (Detroit) “Mojo In The Morning” gave 20 listeners a chance to win a customized 2015 Mustang from Szott Ford in Holly.  How?  By “Making Out with the Mustang.” Contestants had to hold their lips to the Mustang and the one who did it the longest, won the vehicle. According to WKQI Program Director Tony Travatto, the… read more

Nominations Needed for 2016 Public Media Impact Awards

This year marks the 31st year of honoring Michigan’s public broadcasters. Two awards will be presented – one award for Donors and one award for Professionals – for their contribution to public broadcasting in Michigan. This award will be presented at the Annual Awards Banquet as part of the Advocacy Conference & Annual Meeting of… read more

Gordon Bolar to Retire

It has been announced that Gordon Bolar, General Manager of WMUK-FM (Kalamazoo) (Western Michigan University), will retire on June 30, 2016.  A search is currently underway for a new General Manager for the station. Bolar has served as WMUK’s General Manager for the past five and a half years. Prior to that he was the… read more

Traffic Director Spotlight: Pam Petrick

Pam Petrick Results Broadcasting, Iron Mountain Pam Petrick is the Traffic Director for WHTO-FM, WOBE-FM, and WJNR-FM (Iron Mountain) Q1: How long have you been in traffic? Pam:  17-1/2 years, all at my current employer. Q2: Favorite comfort food? Pam:  Cheese ravioli with homemade Bolognese sauce. Q3: Which Superhero would you be and why? Pam:  Ironman.  Billionaire philanthropist, come… read more

The Radio Road Trip Lives

By: Sean Ross [email protected] Twitter: @RossOnRadio You don’t have to go on a road trip to hear small-town radio anymore. Not every small-market station streams, but I come across interesting small-market stations in my various listening apps on a regular basis — often discovering them in the course of searching for some other station. You… read more

Day One Engineering Sessions Preview – GLBC

The Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference (GLBC) Engineering Sessions kick off on Monday morning: Monday, May 2, 2016 10:00am – 4:00pm Advanced IP Networking & CBNE Study Topics Presented by Wayne Pecena, Society of Broadcast Engineers Advanced IP Networking for Broadcast Engineers and CBNE Study Topics is an intensive instructor-led full-day tutorial. It is assumed that… read more

Day Two Engineering Preview – GLBC

Day two of Engineering Sessions at GLBC begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2016 8:00 – 11:00am  SBE Exam for CNBT and CBNE Registration for the SBE Exams closed on April 1. 10:00 – 10:30am New Technologies and Design Concepts in Radio Automation (Not Your Dad’s Automation System) Presented by Don Backus, Broadcast Electronics… read more

Sales Sessions Preview – GLBC

GLBC Tuesday Sessions can help you generate $$$! Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10:00 – 11:00am Back to the Basics: Part 1 Presented by Speed Marriott, P1 Learning We have become practitioners of the apologetic approach to selling.  For example: I’m sorry that… I didn’t meet your C.P.P. Goals… I didn’t fulfill your value-added request… That… read more