A Simple Plan to Start Your Radio Career

Let’s deal with the 500 lb gorilla first – there seems to be some fear of pursuing broadcast radio jobs amongst young people today. With the evolution of internet radio and mobile devices, today’s generation seems concerned that jumping into a traditional radio career would be akin to jumping on board a sinking ship. But […]

Starting a Radio Career: Advice from Radio Veteran Shellie Hart

Seattle radio host Shellie Hart started out with a plan to be a TV news broadcaster, but the exploding music scene in the late 80’s changed all of that, “Early Hip-Hop/Rap, New Wave, Punk, and the Seattle rock scene (later to be known as grunge) were all erupting. I was convinced the local radio scene […]

On The Air: Insider Secrets for Starting Radio Careers

The college life presents a multitude of options. Go to class… or sleep in. Stay up late and party… or go to the library and study. Set up a summer internship… or go live at the beach with friends. While arguments can be made for any of the above options, the choices you make will […]

Entertainment Jobs Q&A: Breaking into the Radio Industry

The other day while volunteering in my daughter’s 1st grade class, I feel like I may have embarrassed her amongst her friends for the first of probably many times. I won’t get into the details, they aren’t important, but for a moment my 6-year old daughter and Miley Cyrus had something in common. The big […]

Video: How to Start a Successful Radio Career

Radio careers often appear glamorous from the outside – being on air, cracking jokes, playing your favorite tunes and having the local community know exactly who you are – but like any career it takes hard work in the early stages to even get to the exciting part. If a radio career is your goal, […]

Entertainment Industry Roundup – July 26th

I love to give credit to small blogs that provide valuable content, so this week I’m going to exalt the greatness of the “Anonymous Production Assistant Blog”. If you desire a career in film chances are you’ll start out at the bottom… as a Production Assistant, an ambiguous term that means you’ll do everything that […]