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 […]

The Future of Radio: Q&A with Radio Consultant Fred Jacobs

Newspapers used to be our society’s main source of information for anything from foreign policy to sports scores, but over time, as more options became available, advertisers and audience members dwindled. The death watch was on. In recent years, major market papers in cities like Seattle, Cincinnati and Denver all closed up shop. Others have […]

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 […]

The Skills You Need To Focus On For Radio Jobs

Over their 28 years the executive team at Saga Communications believes they have found the sweet spot in the radio industry, focusing on owning and operating radio stations in small to medium size markets. Forget Charlotte, think Asheville. Ignore Boston, acquire Springfield. The strategy makes sense; in large markets the competition for consumer attention is […]

Becoming a Radio Journalist: Advice from ‘The News Chick’ Linda Thomas

One of the hardest decisions we make in life is determining who we want to be when we grow up. Considering the average American worker holds just under 11 different jobs between the ages of 18-42, most everyone is burdened by some level of hesitance in declaring a life plan. The question of who you […]

Finding a Career in the Fastest Growing Segment of the Radio Industry

The radio industry has come under great scrutiny lately.  Is it a dying medium, akin to newspapers? Are radio advertisers still investing in the business? Will online and personal entertainment systems signal the end of broadcast radio as we know it? Amongst all of this panic, recent research puts the radio broadcast industry at $17 […]

What Does the Future Hold for Broadcast Radio Jobs?

Radio jobs represent one of the most popular segments on WorkinEntertainment.com, but now seems like an appropriate time to ask and answer the question, “Is broadcast radio a dying medium, headed for a fate similar to newspapers?” Our Director of Content, Brian Clapp, investigates in this short video: WIE is broadcast radio dying.MTS Video Transcript […]

Video: How To Turn Your Internship Into a Real Job

It seems logical that doing an internship would lead directly to a real job with the company you interned for, right? It’s never that easy. While companies may hire a great number of former interns, they usually have way more interns than entry level job openings. If you want to be the intern that gets […]

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: Skills That Are In Demand For Radio Jobs

The world of radio is changing, with more options for music consumption that ever before. No longer is your only avenue either a CD player or your favorite radio station, there is Pandora, Spotify, Mobile apps, internet radio and more. As WorkinEntertainment.com Director of Content Brian Clapp explains in this short video, the requirements of […]