Inside Radio 2-22-21

Inside Radio 2-22-21

WHAT’S YOUR WHY???   Author and Motivational Speaker, Simon Sinek, in his book “Start With Why”, tells us that it’s easy to explain what and how you do something but the WHY is the difference. The intangible!!   For most of our day, our radio stations are focused on the “who”, the “what” and the

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COUNTRY INSIDER – 1-22-21

THE NFL, NICKOLODEAN AND RADIO   Did you catch the NFL’s telecast of one of their Wild Card Playoff games on Nickelodeon last week? Yes, I said Nickelodeon!!! Interesting combination, huh? After hearing about it, I decided to give, at least, one quarter a view. I wound up watching the ENTIRE game. It was, probably,

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COUNTRY INSIDER – 12-18-2020

2020 Is Finally Almost Over. Bring On 2021 —Please!!     Normally, right about now, we’d all be thinking about what New Year’s resolutions we could list for 2021, right?Let’s all agree that 2020 has been anything buta normal year. A history-making pandemic, shutdowns, layoffs and a very divided country, politically. We’ve had to do

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Monday Morning Intel Spotlights John Shomby

  COUNTRY – MMI – PROFILE JOHN SHOMBY INTEL You’ve worked for many of the largest radio chains in America in executive programming positions, most recently Cumulus. Now, you’ve chosen to launch your own company.  What are the fundamental differences between corporate life and an independent entrepreneurial model? First of all, more sleep…….:). The one

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John Shomby Joins the Team at “Backstage Country”

Superstar Programmer to Serve as Talent and Industry Relations Consultant Role to Include Various Aspects of Program Development New York, NY – Oct. 1, 2020 — United Stations an independent leader in original network radio programming, today announced the addition of well-known veteran Programmer John Shomby to the staff of its new daily, weekday program “Backstage

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PD Crosses Country From Couch

Ed. Note: Veteran programmer and CRB board officer John Shomby recently took a stationary road trip through Country radio at Country Aircheck‘s behest. Here’s what he found: During my years as a day-to-day PD, I rarely had enough time to spend with my own radio station, let alone others in my market or across the country. But with

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