Now writing under the name Nils Johansen, the retired radio announcer has fought many a battle and famously battled with inner demons. In a Facebook posting recently he reflects on a kinder, gentler time in radio and wonders if there is enough room and enough pay for a new cast of young broadcasters in a world where headcounts are shrinking as fast as the polar ice caps.
The latest PPM rankings will be used to sell advertising in the critical run-up to the Christmas shopping season. We have David Bray's tally on who is hot and why plus a link to view the actual Numeris data in today's edition.
Jean-Marie Heimrath was a trailblazer in radio syndication before he retired, but relentlessly restless he wanted to stay current, and curiosity led him to the burgeoning podcast business, which led him to create The Podcast Exchange. He explains what TPX does, and shares his findings about this fast-growing medium.