Steve Reynolds spent most of his career doing morning radio. When the time came to transition professionally, he made the commitment to help talent stay relevant, real, and entertaining. Steve emphasizes the art of connecting with and entertaining the audience, focusing on what motivates the audience to return to a show each day, and the prep it takes to stay successful. Please check out his complete bio and links in the Show Notes.
You probably know the name Rob Barnett from his high─profile stint as President of Programming for CBS Radio, which is just the tip of the iceberg. Rob Barnett Media is a strategic content partner delivering talent, development & audience to networks, producers & brands. He’s hired and developed A-list talent and launched original series at MTV, VH1, CBS, and Audible/Amazon. He also founded one of the first online studios and networks for ten years: My Damn Channel.
His complete bio and links to some of his impressive creations are in the show notes.
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.
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