Hawthorne Remembers When
"It was one of the most definitive radio interviews that I have ever done," Alan Berg told Jim Hawthorne following a taped conversation he had just concluded with a student intern at Denver's KOA. Luckily, Jim has unearthed a copy of the interview with the late host, and he shares it here.
The Week That Was Stern
Could that terrible voice actually have belonged to Latin crooner Enrique Iglesias? We found out on what was an active week on the nationally syndicated Howard Stern program, writes Dina Losito.
Women in Radio: Mary June Rose
Any part of the history behind Mary June Rose's climb to the program director's spot at highly rated Chicago heritage talk station WGN is interesting. And so is Rose, writes Lyssa Graham, who visits with the self-proclaimed radio freak.
Graham: More Studio Secrets
Some things are funny once. Some things can remain funny for several repetitions. Some things wear thin somewhere after the first three or four years of repetition. And then there are those few things that lodge right there inside of your brain and lock into continuous-play mode on your brain stereo. Those are the things that Lyssa Graham is sharing today.
Margolis: What's The Frequency?
Last week, Lynne Margolis focused on the changing model of public radio fundraising. But what would the medium be without those omnipresent pledge breaks? This week, she looks at the more traditional avenues that provide the bulk of a public station's operating funds.
The PD Chronicles
Our program director's cost-cutting general manager, the one who just recently asked him not to spend anything unless he absolutely had to, apparently doesn't know how to listen to his own advice. Also: Music testing gone awry; a sad goodbye; reader e-mail.