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ASK THE COACH: Do I Hire Someone With An Ego?

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Q: I am a relatively new PD and we have a vacancy for a morning show host.  We’re a medium sized market station and the applicant I want to offer the job to is a former major market personality (mornings and drive), but my GM didn’t get a good feeling for him when we went

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Jul
22
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How Rookie Podcasters Go Out Of The House And Into The Studio

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The creators of “Nerd Thug Radio” recorded their first podcast episode on an iPhone. It took two days of trial and error to convert voice memos into the MP3 format required for editing. “I definitely felt like a caveman learning about fire trying to edit audio files,” said co-host Cory De la Guardia. Creating podcasts

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Jul
22
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How Colonial Radio Personalities Reinvented Themselves In Hong Kong

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Along with the Union Flag and Queen Elizabeth’s head on stamps and coins, English voices on the colony’s airwaves – with fruity accents long discarded in their country of origin – were a daily reminder, well into the 1990s, that Hong Kong remained both resolutely British and endearingly antiquated. Essential skill sets for a local

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Jul
22
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Mike And The Mad Dog: How Intense Sports Radio Duo Shaped History

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This December, an era in sports is going to end. After 30 years of broadcasting his opinions, describing last night’s plays minute-by-minute and hanging up on callers from all five New York City boroughs, talk radio institution Mike Francesa will say goodbye to the big chair at WFAN, and someone else will have to take

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Jul
19
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Sportsnet 650 Batchelor Leaves Giants, Appears Headed To Sportsnet

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Vancouver Sun Sportsnet 650, who will take over broadcasting the games from TSN 1040 this fall, has yet to name a play-by-play team. Batchelor, 28, has called Vancouver Giants’ games the past four seasons. According to various sources, he resigned from the WHL club on Monday and is refusing to say where he’s going, other

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