By Tracey Lee One thing I’ve been taught from an early age is to stay on your own path. It’s the best piece of advice I can give. Once you let go, it’s total freedom to be who you want to be. It’s ok to glance over and admire or
I love simple actions that mean a lot. Jack 96.9 in Calgary bringing hourly updates to its listeners is a great example. My mentor, Bill Cunningham, always said: “If the bit outweighs the format…then go for it”. I think, these days, the ‘bit’ most definitely outweighs the format!!
13th March 2020 “YOU ARE TRUSTED” One strength you have, as a presenter on a radio station, is trust.More than TV and more than anything found on the internet. A survey commissioned by iHeart Media in the US showed that radio is 81% more trustworthy than cable TV and 27%
If you work from home or are being asked to due to Corona Virus…here are a few things to think about. 1. Don’t stay in bed. It’s tempting to lie-in but bad for your head-space. Get up at your usual time, eat breakfast, get washed and dressed as usual. The
It’s not how you fall, it’s how you get up. You’ve probably heard that said before…and this week is showing us how true that is. Over the past 12 months, we have seen many great radio people ‘let go’ from their jobs. Full-time jobs that helped create a home, a
By Tracey Lee 4 March 2019 Last week’s news that the Global entourage are sweeping in, making changes and closing 10 radio studios out of 24, which would result in a lot of staff being let go came as a real shock for a large number of Radio Presenters in the UK.
By Tracey Lee Sometimes a PD has just got to be plain right brutally bloody honest!! You’ve got someone on air, you see they have potential…If ONLY!! If ONLY they….yeah…“But how do I say it to them!!” Ok, you got the job as PD – this is your chance to
By Tracey Lee Heard a statement from a CEO recently; “Radio is all about the Ratings”. Is this the mindset for the future of radio? I hope not! Do you remember those guys and girls who went off out to sea just to be DJs and play good music for
By Nails Mahoney We live in a competitive society. In order for you to succeed, someone has to fail. If you apply for a job and twenty other people also apply for the same job, then it makes sense that twenty will be unsuccessful. What happens when you are one
By Nails Mahoney Comedian Rodney Dangerfield was well known for that catchphrase. When he told jokes about how badly his life was going, he would follow them up with that line to summarise how he felt. As a radio person, have you ever felt something similar? Musicians, artists, comedians, actors,