Why CMG’s Keith Hastings Is One Of Radio’s Best

Keith Hastings is the Director of Branding & Programming for Cox Media Group's KISS-FM and KTKX-FM in San Antonio, and he's CMG's Rock and Classic Rock Format Leader. He's been in radio for 40 years and 31 as a programmer. On May 8, Hastings will be featured in Radio Ink Magazine as one of Radio’s Best Program Directors in America. Here's why...

Meet One Of The Best Program Directors In America

Leslie Whittles' job for Cumulus in Houston is to grow the KRBE product and brand with a focus on how the station can best serve the community. That, of course, includes all facets of what comes out of the speakers as well as the overall image of the station. The most important part of her responsibility is to make sure her entire team understands and is focused on the goals.

Mary Quass – One Of Radio’s Best Leaders

It will come as no surprise to anyone that's been in radio for longer than a month that Mary Quass was voted one of radio's 20 best leaders. She's respected by every executive in the industry and loved by her employees, as we found out during the voting. Our Top 20 Leaders list is out this week and the NRG CEO did pretty well this year. Here are just some of the comments we received from the people Quass leads...

Be The Greatest Market Manager You Can Be

(By Kelly Orchard) Congratulations, you’ve been named a market manager! Now what? You have a choice to make, right now. Do you want to be recognized and remembered by your team as the best manager they ever worked for — or the worst?

Why These Two Millenials Love Working in Radio

Radio Ink is on a mission to debunk the theory that Millennials do not want to work in radio. Phylicia Cahill and Amanda Latorraca are both 29 years old, and work for Connoisseur in Connecticut. Phylicia got her start in radio as an intern and moved into sales. Amanda started in Television and made the switch to radio. Here's what they say about working in the radio industry.

Radio Performance Tax Does More Harm Than Good

(Paul Rotella) Every Congress, a few well-meaning, but misinformed legislators appear to forget that they represent the people of their districts and not the foreign-owned record companies, and introduce, in one form or another, the toxic royalty fee legislation commonly known as the “Performance Tax.” It does no one any good at all, and helps stifle the creative growth and opportunities for success of emerging artists...

Debunking The Lie That Millenials Hate Radio

We’ve heard it over and over: Radio is not a home for the young, the college graduates, the millennials. Radio Ink took that as a challenge and set out to find happy millenials at radio stations all over the country. We'll be spotlighting those millennials, asking why they’ve chosen this career and why they love working in radio. The first is Galaxy Communications star Katelyn Pray.

How To Market Yourself For Success

Tim Leary has been in radio since the age of 18. That includes doing weekend overnights for Loren (Loren and Wally) in Boston, tech producing for Steve Dahl, and writing and doing on-air characters for Mancow. He's worked in Boston, Chicago, Sacramento, Reno, Providence, Cleveland, and Savannah/Hilton Head, where he's settled in working for Alpha.

Davis Broadcasting: Celebrating 30 Years, And Still Going Strong

Greg Davis and his wife, Cheryl, started the Davis Broadcasting 30 years ago, with Greg as the CEO and GM and Cheryl as the operations manager. They are still running the company together today, along with their son Greg, Jr. and daughter Geniece Granville. Radio Ink was very honored to interview one of the nicest and most humble radio broadcasting families in America.

GM’s: How Important is Local to You?

Local, local, local. We hear that a lot when asking managers about making a radio station successful. We also hear that as long as content is entertaining, it doesn’t matter where it comes from. So which is it? We turned to a panel of managers who were on Radio Ink’s 2016 Best Managers list for the answer to this question: How important is local autonomy in making a station successful today? Here's what these top managers had to say...

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