Millennial Spotlight – Neuhoff Media’s Andrew Harby

Over the past few years there has been a growing perception that most millennials only want to work in Silicon Valley — and that they have no desire to work in radio. We’ve found that not to be the case. Andrew Harby is the local sales manager for Neuhoff Media in Springfield, IL. He’s 27 and says he started in radio when he was 12...

1010 WINS Is At It Again – Making Great Radio

Something we love to do here at Radio Ink is to find and highlight stations that produce great content. 1010 WINS in New York City is a station that makes our job easy. A year ago the station produced a series addressing the growing heroin epidemic that's gripping the nation. Here's what Director of News and Programming Ben Mevorach and his team are up to now...

What Is The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show?

The Free Beer & Hot Wings Show is hosted by Gregg “Free Beer” Daniels, Chris “Hot Wings” Michels, Joe, Steve, and Justin. It started out as an afternoon show at noncommercial KIWR in Omaha back in 1997, when Daniels and Michaels were roommates at Central Michigan University.  In 2017, The Free Beer & Hot Wings Show turns 20. Here’s our interview with the players who make up that syndicated team.

What Does Charles Osgood Think About News Coverage Today?

In our final installment of our three-part interview with the great Charles Osgood, we asked him about the evolving news business and what he thinks about how the news is being covered today, a much different world than when he first started. Although Osgood recently retired from Television he can still be heard on the radio as part of the Westwood One family. We also asked Osgood to share some advice for young broadcasters hoping to get into radio news and why he decided to stay in radio after retiring from Television.

Why Didn’t Charles Osgood Ever Become A Manager?

There aren't too many broadcasters left that are as unique, creative and genuinely nice as Charles Osgood. The good news is that when Osgood retired from his position as host of CBS's Sunday morning news program, he decided he was going to continue his broadcasts on the radio as part of the Westwood One family. We were honored to be able to speak to Osgood recently where he gave us his view on radio, calling it his "window on the world." Today, in part two of our three-part series, Osgood talks about a few of the stories he covered early in his career and why he never went into management.

Charles Osgood…Still Loving Radio

Not too long ago, Charles Osgood retired from his role as host of CBS TV's Sunday Morning news program. However, he continues to be heard on the radio, the medium that got him into the broadcast business, as part of the Westwood One family. When he retired from his television show in September, Osgood said radio was his window on the world.

23 Years Running Top 10 Market. How Did He Do That?

Earlier this week Salem announced its Philadelphia Market Manager Russ Whitnah was retiring after 23 years leading that market for the company. Running a major market (Philadelphia is number 8) for more than two decades is an outstanding accomplishment. So, of course, we were intrigued about how Whitnah did it. And we know you always want to know more than what the press release says. So we asked him. Here's what he had to say...

Why is Keith Lawless One of Radio’s Best Leaders?

On Thursday, September 22 at The Radio Show in Nashville, Radio Ink magazine will be introducing the industry to radio’s most successful Sales Managers, General Managers, Digital Sellers, and Account Executives. Thanks to the Radio Advertising Bureau, we are able to recognize these industry greats every year with awards named in honor of Wayne Cornils, who worked for the RAB for many years and was one of radio’s greatest ambassadors. Keith Lawless is also a great ambassador for radio and here are the reasons why...

Success Story: Why I Switched From Newspaper To Radio

Andy Alcosser is the D.O.S. for Connoisseur Media in Milford, CT. Tony Bellantoni is a senior AE in the cluster. Andy and Tony introduced us to Bill Keough from Keough’s Paint & Hardware, which has two locations in Connecticut. It's a family-owned business, started in 1972 by Bill’s mom and dad. Keough gives a lot of the credit for his success to his use of radio and the relationship he’s built up over the years with Andy and Tony.

iHeart New York Programmer Thea Mitchem

iHeartMedia's Thea Mitchem is kicking you-know-what and taking names in a world dominated by men: programming radio stations. Mitchem is iHeart's Executive Vice President of Programming for the Northeast Division, and Program Director for the influential Power 105.1 in New York City. She's been in radio for 21 years, programming for 15. Mitchem will appear on Radio Ink's 2016 Best Program Directors in America list, which comes out on May 9.

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