3 Things I learnt from Stan Lee

On the 12th of November 2018 we lost a legend in Stanley Martin Lieber (1922 – 2018), at the age of 95.  His first big break was found in authoring a two-page Captain America Issue 5, published in 1941, where before he started his career in 1939 as a 17-year-old errand boy at Timely Comics. Read more about 3 Things I learnt from Stan Lee[…]

Chris Jordan Media launches for all the right reasons

Chris Jordan Media launches for all the right reasons Learn more about the new collaborative independent company that focuses on the development of the radio broadcasting industry through consulting, e-Learning and more. Author: CJM Editorial Radio industry vet Chris Jordan has started a company to help shape and grow the radio broadcasting landscape through a Read more about Chris Jordan Media launches for all the right reasons[…]

A Word on Radio – Journey into the Nexus

Spending the past 3 years promoting, teaching from and building the “A Word on Radio” brand – I have been lucky enough to be hosted on a number of radio and television shows with regard to the growth and development of radio broadcasting as an academic and industry professional.  One of the most enjoyable and Read more about A Word on Radio – Journey into the Nexus[…]

The Top 5 Most Bankable South African Broadcasters of 2016

I’ve never written my own top “anything” list before, but with the growth of “A Word on Radio”, having such wonderful support on the my social media sites, and feeling progression within the industry working with a number of stations and peers in their own development and training – I would like to take a Read more about The Top 5 Most Bankable South African Broadcasters of 2016[…]

The "Gen-necessary" in Great Radio

So many articles have been written about the deeper contexts of how to be a great broadcaster and produce great radio.  However, there is a lot to be said about the very basic essentials, and the theory of effectiveness in practicing “necessary generic” radio techniques within your show.  What I call the “Gen-necessary” of radio. Read more about The "Gen-necessary" in Great Radio[…]

Putting the “Radio” Into Your Feng Shui

The direct translation of “Feng Shui” (noun) is in Chinese thought “a system of laws considered to govern spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to the flow of energy, and whose favourable or unfavourable effects are taken into account when siting and designing buildings.” When sitting down and writing commentary analysing the art of radio, Read more about Putting the “Radio” Into Your Feng Shui[…]

The S.P.I.N Methodology (c) – Formalising A Model to Build Your On Air Personality

Since I began working in radio back in 1999 – one of the biggest challenges I faced throughout my radio career was crafting my radio personality. Let me clear this up.  When one starts in radio, most amateur broadcasters try to find their feet from the first moment they switch on that mic and utter Read more about The S.P.I.N Methodology (c) – Formalising A Model to Build Your On Air Personality[…]

Controlling your Inner Batman

  A word on “control”. Sounds like the introduction to a brilliant Janet Jackson track, but no.  It’s better. In this note, I want to tackle quickly, swiftly and simply one of a broadcaster’s biggest downfalls in managing their on-air execution, conversationability, and sense for always delivering a natural and real link. It’s called “control”. Read more about Controlling your Inner Batman[…]

A Word on Radio Intelligence by Chris Jordan

    A Word on Radio Intelligence I would like to identify a relatively new term I’ve come across over the past months called “Radio Intelligence”.  An area where broadcast professionals get the chance to create career paths based only on the idea of changing the landscape of radio with –        New approaches –        Methodologies Read more about A Word on Radio Intelligence by Chris Jordan[…]

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