Notes from some great sessions at the Excellence in Journalism 2015 convention in Orlando, Fla.Read More
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Very few essays about talk radio begin with a quote from a long dead French novelist, but I feel it's important that Jean Giraudoux gets the credit that he so richly deserves. That's because he's the person who said "The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made."
The most common piece of advice fed to aspiring broadcasters is "be yourself." That's all well and good, but the self that usually appears on the radio is the self that appears on Facebook. It's our best self; it's the self we want to project to the outside world.Read More
There are as many ways to make a great talk show as there are people to host them. Your point-of-view, background, and voice combine to create something unique in the audience’s ears. But there are common mistakes made by broadcasters of all experience levels, and they can be easily fixed or avoided.Read More