Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Episode #092: Ryan Wild

Ryan Wild is the PD at Emmis Radio’s HANK-FM in Indy. 

After an impressive run at Milwaukee’s KTI Country, and Omaha, where he served as operations manager for NRG Media’s Sweet 98, Power 106.9 and The Keg, Ryan shares his views on what ingredients make a winning brand in any size market. 

In this episode, Ryan candidly shares his experiences on both sides of the radio hiring desk, as well as the ‘secret sauce’ that has been a common thread in making him one of the most loved, respected and feared PD’s in radio today.

Bonus Content:

HANK-FM does some very cool artist videos in their '97 second" series. Here's a sample, along with a powerful illustration of how local radio can impact their community.:

Monday, February 25, 2019

#091- Dave Beasing, Sound that Brands

Dave Beasing has programmed some of the industry's most forward-thinking radio stations including The Sound, and Star 98.7 in Los Angeles. (He’s also the PD who gave Ryan Seacrest his first full-time radio job!)

Dave advised hundreds of media properties – radio, TV, cable, web – as Senior Consultant at Jacobs Media Strategies. Now as technologies evolve, Dave’s creativity keeps him in the middle of the action as the founder of Sound That Brands.

In this episode, he focuses on what strategies are needed to take your BRAND to the top, and what SKILLS you'll need to make you indispensable are the mediascape continues to evolve.

Click for Dave's articles in Radio World

Monday, February 18, 2019

#090 - Beverlee Brannigan

Beverlee Brannigan exudes a passion for radio. Local radio.

From on-air to PD to Group VPP to President/GM, she's always worked hard to connect listeners and advertisers with the communities served by each brand. 

She has always demonstrated that it's the job of each station brand to make a difference in its market. No surprise she's assembled an inspired group of air talent, entertainers, content producers, sales professionals, journalists, and leaders. 

Beverlee is widely considered by the industry to be a trailblazer for women in Country Radio and is the recipient of numerous accolades and awards.

Now as SVP/P for Summit Media, and President/GM of their six-station cluster in Wichita, she brings her award-winning insights to us!

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Bonus Content:

KFDI shows some holiday connection to the community while showing gratitude to local Law Enforcement.

In case you missed it:
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Monday, February 11, 2019

#089: Things they know NOW...

This time, Brandwidth on Demand stops, takes a breath, and looks back on some great advice, for people in ANY stage of a career in radio.

Whether you missed some of these experiences previously, or just need a ‘booster shot’ of mojo to get you thru mid-winter, this episode will get you motivated for top performance in the spring book ─ and beyond!