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[…]

The 5 Most Bankable Broadcasters in South Africa 2018

Every year I reflect on the year we’ve had in radio. I listen to some of the best pieces put together that were thought provoking and are creative or well informed with insight. Pieces and radio that are moving the industry.  People and shows that are restoring or maintaining integrity to doing what we do Read more about The 5 Most Bankable Broadcasters in South Africa 2018[…]

How to start a Radio Broadcasting Career with Kaya FM

Last week, I had a the pleasure of being invited to Joburg’s top Afropolitan station, Kaya FM 95.9. My group of radio students took a tour of the station and essentially had the full attention of the programming head, promotions department and news editor, all of which engaged in interesting conversations with them about the Read more about How to start a Radio Broadcasting Career with Kaya FM[…]

TUKS FM – A Marketing Wrap Up. It’s About Now.

This month I was invited to give a short workshop to the talented marketing team at TUKS FM. TUKS FM is a community station that is well over three decades old (in fact close to four) and is known for its ingenuity and innovation as a strong radio player in the industry. Also, being home Read more about TUKS FM – A Marketing Wrap Up. It’s About Now.[…]

Listen Now: Discussing “The Art of Conversation” at ICON CGC ’18

I was lucky enough to be welcomed back as a panelist to ICON CGC this year. I was invited to speak on a specific topic, namely “The Art of Conversation”. The power of the spoken word in podcasting is now for everyone, including you. Creatives are everywhere. I encourage you to create a voiced almanac of Read more about Listen Now: Discussing “The Art of Conversation” at ICON CGC ’18[…]

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Feedback from one of my students

Developing the youth remains a core focus for my business, and it is always great to get positive feedback about my work! I wanted to share a quick testimonial with you today, which reminded me why I love this industry. Watch this space: I’ll be working with more community stations in the months to come! Read more about Feedback from one of my students[…]

Monetizing Online Radio: Stop, Collaborate and Digitally Listen

South Africa is still a country that is slowly getting comfortable with the idea of online media. Having worked with a few online stations and seeing the growth in awareness (which unfortunately does not mean the actual growth) of these stations over the past 5 years or so, one thing I’ve noticed is the biggest Read more about Monetizing Online Radio: Stop, Collaborate and Digitally Listen[…]

Repost: How to make it in radio and broadcasting

A BIG thank you to the team from Live and Learn Careers for the feature article and Q&A about my career and journey in the broadcasting industry so far! See an excerpt from the article below: Radio and broadcasting is such a part of our daily lives, however, we recently realised that we have no idea Read more about Repost: How to make it in radio and broadcasting[…]

Reaching out your helping hand

I have been training all walks of life for around 17 years now, the same amount of time I have been a broadcaster working in the radio industry.  For the better part of 8 years I have been training and developing young talent that are on the rise in the industry, but also been a Read more about Reaching out your helping hand[…]

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