Category Archives: radio listening

Is Radio Dying A Slow Death? It CAN Be Avoided

Thoughts and perceptions on the state of the radio industry on the eve of the NAB Radio Show I started my career in the radio business and had a great run before the industry began to go through a number of fundamental changes over the last decade or so. I’ll always cherish the memories of… Read More »

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Radio Again Marginalized By New Technology

Two things happened last week that made me realize again that the advantages local radio stations traditionally had in serving their communities are being marginalized by technology. Listeners can get the critical news and information they once could only get from their hometown radio station in a multitude of places and platforms and they’re using… Read More »

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Radio Continues To Have A “Missing Link” To Listeners

I spend a lot of time listening to the radio. All kinds of radio, from AM and FM stations to Pandora, Stitcher, Beats Audio, and a plethora of other streaming services.  And to be clear, if it’s sound coming our of a speaker, it’s radio.  Period. After having spent more than three decades programming radio stations,… Read More »

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Jacobs Media Techsurvey 8 Infographic Of Doom

Highly regarded radio consultant Jacobs Media released their annual Techsurvey over the weekend, this one being the eighth installment in the series and looking at over 57,000 radio listeners listening to 170 stations in 12 different radio formats.  That’s a LOT of data to wade through. In order to get the “top line” information out quickly,… Read More »

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