He notes that at the recent NAB/RAB Radio Show in Nashville, Cumulus/Westwood One’s Lori Lewis said it reminds people “that they matter.” Most of the broadcasters say they learn from their P1s about what kind of show content might interest those P1s that they themselves would never have thought of. The program was co-hosted by publisher Michael Harrison and Salem Radio Network syndicated star Mike Gallagher.
And still others use social media to continue “the show” even after it goes off the radio. Speakers included (in alphabetical order): Ted Anderson of Genesis Communications Network; David Bernstein of Talkers Radio; Pierre Bouvard of Cumulus Media/Westwood One; Tracy Cramer of the Alzheimer’s Association of America; Bernadette Duncan of Talkers Books; Joan Hamburg of WABC, New York; and Doug Stephan of Stephan Multimedia.
In a candid conversation on this week’s installment of the Podcast One international hit series, “Up Close and Far Out with Michael Harrison,” Kaufman discusses dealing with the intense negative blowback that accompanies her broadcasting career path and the impact it has had on her life raising children as a single mother.
Harrison and Kaufman further delve into the impact social media has on radio hosts as well as society in general.
Media consultant Holland Cooke writes today about how broadcasters are applying their use of social media to their on-air work.
Several radio pros Cooke spoke with say that listeners like the ability to connect “personally” with them via social media. A group of industry figures recently gathered in New York City to present “A Celebration of Joy” memorial tribute to talk radio legend Dr. It took place Tuesday, October 4 at the Helen Mills Theater in the Chelsea district of Manhattan and featured a roster of speakers who eulogized and shared stories about their memories of the famed radio psychologist.
Lauderdale – has been outspoken for decades about the full spectrum of conservative issues – from Second Amendment rights to abortion to illegal immigration and much more.
She is a true regional mover and shaker – and no stranger to controversy.
They also discuss the shocking changes we are witnessing in the style of public political discourse marking the current presidential election.
Kaufman says, “The genie is out of the bottle, there’s no going back.” To listen to this fascinating conversation that even includes a look at the role local radio plays in providing vital service to the public during hurricanes, please click or click on the “Up Close and Far Out” box located in the right-hand column on every page of and Radio For our readers who saw Monday’s story regarding the Facebook post by E. Scripps Milwaukee VP/GM Tom Langmyer, , should read their company’s policy on social media use because he’s seeing so many of his reporter colleagues opining about candidates – something they are, in many cases, not allowed to do on their day jobs or via other avenues.
As for talk show hosts, Langmyer says of course they can have opinions about candidates – that’s part of their job.