RBR-TVBR has received the information and wisdom of an impressive array of broadcast professionals in this space, and we thought it was time to shed a little light on one of the seekers of that wisdom. Here’s a look at broadcasting from the RBR-TVBR perspective.
Bette Bailly

Bette Bailly, Owner/GM, KNAB-A/FM

Here’s an informative interview that takes a look at how local radio is done today, and how much small or unrated market listeners depend on their local stations for news, entertainment, sports, weather, emergency info and in this case, regional agricultural news. 1-kW KNAB (1140 AM “The Peoples Choice”) Burlington, Colorado, airs an Adult Standards music format and features programming and news from Cumulus Media Networks and Dial Global. KNAB-FM, at 51-kW, features Modern Country music. The station also has a website, www.knabradio.com. RBR-TVBR spoke to the owner and GM, Bette Bailly:
Erica Farber

Seven Questions with Erica Farber

RAB’s Erica Farber has followed a path to her current post from what will be a familiar starting place for a lot of radio professionals – she was handed a phone directory and told to get started. Today, she is stressing the development of all available revenue streams as the key to radio’s growth, and urges strong efforts to attract the young, not just as listeners, but more importantly as employees.
David Schutz

Seven Questions with Dave Schutz

Dave Schutz has done it all – been on the air, made sure stations had the technical facilities to stay on the air, and made sure stations had the financial wherewithal to stay on the air. This varied background fuels his wide-ranging observations on the state of the industry, and he concludes with a full-throated sermon on what radio needs to do to thrive in future that you won’t want to miss.
Ed Henson

Seven Questions with Ed Henson

We had a good year across the board in 2012 and so far, so good in 2013. But as Satchel Paige would say, “Don’t look back; they may be gaining on you.”
Ron Amram

Ron Amram, Heineken USA’s Senior Media Director/Marketing

Heineken’s new TV spot, “Déjà Vu,” ushers in the redesigned Star Bottle across the US. Paired with a
Michael Savage

Michael Savage’s Radio Renaissance

Delivered via Cumulus Media Networks daily, Dr. Savage is independent-minded and fits no stereotype—especially when it comes to politics. For example, he attacks big government and liberal media bias, but champions the environment and animal rights. Go figure!

Seven Questions with Preston Padden

NAB’s Gordon Smith says there seems to be no stampede to participate in the incentive auction program – what’s your take?
Mary Quass

Seven Questions with Mary Quass

There are more similarities in the large and small markets than differences. We must serve our community, listeners, and advertisers in both
Steve Lanzano

Seven Questions with Steve Lanzano

With all advertisers looking for greater accountability we continue to push for more accurate measurement, including being compensated for
John Hogan

Six questions with John Hogan

Current company: Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Position: Chairman and CEO Location: New York Place of Birth: Chicago Date of Birth: 10.15.56 Personal info: Nancy – Wife, Makenzi –...
Erwin Krasnow

Seven Questions with Erwin Krasnow

Current company: Garvey Schubert Barer Position: Partner and Co-Chair, Communications Group Location: Washington, DC Born: Brooklyn, NY Bred: Fall River, MA (“City of Hills, Mills and Unpaid Bills”) Personal...
Jim Winston

Five Questions with Jim Winston

Despite many obstacles, National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters Executive Director Jim Winston is confident that improving the diversity of ownership of America’s airwaves...
Bill Figenshu

Six Questions with Bill Figenshu

Radio veteran Bill Figenshu was “in heaven” when he broke into radio, even though his weekly paycheck fell quite some distance shy of the...
Todd Hartman

Seven Questions with Kalil’s Todd Hartman

Todd Hartman, VP at brokerage firm Kalil & Co. says deal-making in 2012 was better than in 2011, and seems to be picking up...

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