Radio 1 on 1: My personality on-air has changed. Isn’t this growth?

Radio 1 on 1: My personality on-air has changed. Isn’t this growth? The short version of that answer is “No”.  But it’s all in the interpretation of that statement. If you have this change happen because you changed a slot on air, it is most probable that the answer is “no”.  I’ve heard presenters change their Read more about Radio 1 on 1: My personality on-air has changed. Isn’t this growth?[…]

Radio 1 on 1 Preview: I know the basics. I don’t have to waste my time with relearning them.

Radio 1 on 1 Preview: I know the basics. I don’t have to waste my time with relearning them. The basics concepts of radio broadcasting are mandatory.  No one will pat your back for getting them right.  This is more of a reason to keep them sharp and fresh. Remember: Deliver promos and competitions with Read more about Radio 1 on 1 Preview: I know the basics. I don’t have to waste my time with relearning them.[…]

Radio 1 on 1 Preview: But I don’t know where my broadcasting career is going?

Radio 1 on 1 Preview: But I don’t know where my broadcasting career is going? Firstly, let me calm you by saying, this is very normal.  To get to a point, or a few points, in your on-air career where your doubts about the future are reigning supreme, this happens to every broadcaster.  But those Read more about Radio 1 on 1 Preview: But I don’t know where my broadcasting career is going?[…]

Radio 1 on 1 Preview: Constructive Criticism of Your Programming Performance

Radio 1 on 1 Preview: Constructive Criticism of Your Programming Performance Pay attention when you are being trained in broadcasting, because that training comes few and far between.  This makes the industry sound cold, but your programme manager will only have regular snoop sessions that have to do with feedback on your show.  The rest Read more about Radio 1 on 1 Preview: Constructive Criticism of Your Programming Performance[…]

Radio 1 on 1 audio series by Chris Jordan, Part 1 available for free at this link

The Liberty Radio Awards 2019 – All the Winners

The 2019 Liberty Radio Awards was held last night at the Sandton Convention Centre, and all the hopefuls in the best of the best of South Africa’s radio industry attended. Lead by radio veteran Lance Rothschild, the team who organise all the logistics of the eventful and well-run evening, have to be congratulated firstly for Read more about The Liberty Radio Awards 2019 – All the Winners[…]

Radio: You don’t care about your listeners

I see this write up not going down to well with you already.   But give me a chance to extend on the title of this blog post, and hopefully come to see the highlights of asking ourselves this important question:  does your radio station care about me? “Care” about you.  This a free public Read more about Radio: You don’t care about your listeners[…]

Talk Radio Vitals

Ah, the exciting world of talk radio.  How exciting?  Well, in a world dominated by fake news and social media, it should get anyone’s goose going by knowing that you can tune into a show where factual information reigns supreme.  As much as music radio is the “end-goal” of fame and popularity to most radio Read more about Talk Radio Vitals[…]

A Star is Born – Next Entertainment Review

THE LOWDOWN Everyone who is anyone has watched “A Star is Born”.  Being a “cultured in training” humanoid, I of course, didn’t know that this was a remake, until the media around the film started to get bigger.  Now this didn’t make me go watch the original starring Janet Gaynor and Frederich March, but it Read more about A Star is Born – Next Entertainment Review[…]

Matwetwe (Wizard) – An Interview with Kagiso Legadi (Director), Sibusiso Khwinana (lead) and Tebatso Mashishi (lead)

For immediate release: Matwetwe is a coming of age adventure following Lefa and Papi, best friends and recent high school graduates, on the hustle of their young lives.  Over the course of an action packed New Year’s Eve in the iconic township of Atteridgeville, the boys try to score a huge deal, dodge a kingpin Read more about Matwetwe (Wizard) – An Interview with Kagiso Legadi (Director), Sibusiso Khwinana (lead) and Tebatso Mashishi (lead)[…]

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