Radio Connection Live for the week of January 30, 2023
Hey, we are back for another fun field. Radio Connection Live will be loading for stations in New Jersey, Tampa, Cleveland and Hartford for the Super Bowl radio this week. We also discovered Terry motormouth Young’s new Internet station, and we throw in some extra surprises in the mix as well.
January 31, 2023
Radio Connection Live: January 23, 2023
We are back for another fun episode of Radio connection live. We keep you updated on radio news, and we also begin our Super Bowl of radio series. You’ll be voting for two R&B stations and two classic rock stations. The R&B stations include: KISS 104.1, Atlanta, and 105.9 kiss FM in Detroit. Classic rock, we have 97 rock in Buffalo and 97.1 the river and Atlanta. We have a couple other surprises for you today as well.
January 24, 2023
Radio Connection Live for the week of January 18, 2022
Folks, this is our copy of our radio connection podcast for this week. We celebrate a couple birthdays, plus keep you updated with our radio news, we take a trip to the beach thanks to 98.5 the beach out of satellite, Beach, Florida, and we also have some other surprises along the way. Stay tuned at the end for a special birthday surprise for Gina Jordan one of our friends of this podcast.
January 19, 2023
Radio Connection Live: January 9, 2023
We are back to let you know a brand new episode has dropped. The rest of the team is here but Jamey is still sick with a cold and scratchy throat, so he produced this week while the rest of us took over. We covered the major flooding in California, and also we talk about Another series of radio stations in Florida that just don’t care… All this, bunch of other surprises are heading your way!
January 12, 2023
Radio Connection Live for the week of January 2, 2023
Happy new year, and welcome to a brand new season of Radio Connection Live! We are back and ready to give you more great content and more what you love! Our lights for this week include: Lots of big radio news over the holiday and extended 2020 news, Taking a trip to Columbus, Ohio a.k.a. 10th perfect place to check out WCOL, doing a big deer, chicken hair, featuring big radio, formats, also talking about what format changes we noticed so far, as well as: if I were opening a radio station, I would??? All this, and more. Enjoy and thank you for your support! Sorry meant to say we’re going to Tim’s birthplace to hear some one of Columbus is legendary radio stations, and we’re gonna do a big dare to compare. Featuring big radio formats dictation fail yet again.
January 05, 2023
Radio Connection Live you’re in special from December 19, 2022
Hello folks, sorry for the delay we had to take down the previously uploaded episode from the 19th, and thanks to Tim, he edited and spliced it enough to make it sound more clean and professional. So we hope you enjoy this edited version. We take a look back What was the year of 2022 in our show Lots of great moments and surprises to be had. Thank you again for listening and supporting, will see you in 2023 for season five!
December 27, 2022
Getting ready for the holidays, the Super Bowl, radio, and white stations don’t care?
Yes, you read that right. We take a deep dive into why some stations just don’t care, especially on football Sunday. We also take a listen to one of my hometown stations froggy 107.7 We also listen to Scott Shannon, as he gets ready to retire from CBS, FM, and we do take a trip to the Florida Keys in Los Angeles. This is our last regular show of 2020 to stay till next week for our year and review.
December 13, 2022
Why they don’t make radios like this anymore, why do some radio stations in managers just don’t care, and a trip to Singapore
We have a few new format changes to tell you about as Christmas is literally a few weeks away. We celebrate Preston‘s birthday and even show you when things are like around Buffalo and we do a couple trivia matches. And finally we decorate for Christmas with a little Christmas parity. Hope you enjoy more content wrapping up 2022 :-)
December 06, 2022
Radio Connection Live from November 14
Checking out a new radio station in Gainesville, recapping, hurricane Nicole, an election coverage, and even tell you about how the format clock runs on a radio station. Also, listen to some great classic kids from Darnell‘s. Homework it as well. Star classic kids, Darnell‘s homebase star.
November 25, 2022
Radio connection feature Friday: the buffalo lake affect snow storm at WBEN
Happy holiday, season and happy Thanksgiving weekend to one and all. We haven’t done this in a while, so far a feature of Friday today we’re going to give you the full on scope timeline of what happened in Buffalo New York this past weekend as news radio 930 WBE, and covered very well for lake affect snow. Please continue to keep people in your thoughts and prayers as they recover as he continued to dig out and recover. Hope you enjoy! Sorry meant to say, please continue to keep the Buffalo people in your prayers as they continue to dig out and recover from the heavy snow
November 25, 2022
RCL turkey day leftovers
Goble goble! To show our thankfulness, enjoy our leftovers of radio goodness!
November 24, 2022
A Thanksgiving remembrance for John F Kennedy
We, the team at Radio Connection Live, are wishing you a happy Thanksgiving. It is time for our yearly tribute of remembering John F Kennedy. As you all may remember, he was assassinated on November 22, back in the 1960s. We take you to live coverage from KLIF of Dallas, formally at 11:90 AM. He will never be forgotten. We are thankful for all of you to join us weekend and we get out, And now it’s time to spend time with your family and friends.
November 24, 2022
Western New York, getting snow, very funny and interesting, radio names, and on the quest for a new editor
For this weeks, Radio Connection Live, we tell you how to get involved for editing team, we also take a trip to New York, State College, Pennsylvania, as well as Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. We also discussed radio, branding names, and we throw a little extra heads in in time for Thanksgiving and the holidays :-)
November 22, 2022
More breaking news than you can handle
Between a big Tampa Bay, buccaneers win, lots of Christmas music on your radio, and also exploring the world of radio throughout the Northeast and maybe some south to we got this weeks radio connection, fired up and ready!
November 14, 2022
Jamey has something heavy weighing on his mind and he needs to get it off his chest! I’m sure some of us feel the same way.
November 07, 2022
No tricks, just lots of radio treats!!!😃
November 05, 2022
Happy Halloween weekend from Radio Connection Live
Boo! We are here to give you an awesome treat on this Halloween weekend, the 1938 world of the war of the World Series. Lots of interesting radio drama from the golden age of Radio. We hope you enjoy and stay tuned for more podcast content!
October 28, 2022
Grab your peach cobbler!
That’s right folks, we’re going to Georgia for this week and Radio Connection Live! Featuring Georgea Aircheck‘s a little trip down to New Jersey and Florida, and plus some high school football conversation as well.
October 26, 2022
Let’s talk radio
We have another jampacked Radio Connection Live for you all to enjoy. As we announce our brand new, YouTube channel, talking about a big radio trade in Pennsylvania. Going to West Virginia to hear some great air checks from Darnell‘s home market and also, some baseball talk. We also ‘bout to talk about talk, radios, competitive competition as well.
October 23, 2022
Hurricane Ian aftermath
Many residence in Florida are still picking up the pieces after what just occurred a couple weeks ago. We give you coverage on all friends and we hear peoples reactions. We also take a trip to South Bend to year with Sunny one one oh one. Five is doing as far as jingles go. In the main topics of discussion and the news include news on FM in New York, as well as other controversial topics for you to encounter
October 14, 2022
RCL hurricane ian coverage format change in Dallas!
October 06, 2022
Hurricane Ian stops by
As of this writing, hurricane N has golf down on Florida’s coast. Jamey told us that all he experienced was power blinks but they did not get any substantial damage. We cover what we know this week. We feature several air checks, including WNCI, Columbus, we give you a brief, a brief jingle synopsis from Cody‘s road trip back in Michigan, and so much more to talk about.
September 29, 2022
All aboard the jingle Xpress
It is time for a main episode of Radio connection live. We will tell you about how Jimmy will expose a blind Christian artist onto the radio and possibly cyberspace airwaves. We check out WCTQ‘s new classic country format, we go to the motor city to listen to some R&B, And also jingles across the radio has returned, with a trip to northern Michigan! Hope you enjoy and feel free to share around. :-)
September 25, 2022
Coffee break with Java Joel
We are working on our regular show for you guys, but until then, this week, we got a chance to sit down with legendary, radio, DJ and Ohio native Java, Joe Murphy. He was part of the Clear Channel empire in Cleveland, Chicago, and many other cities but now he works at mix 94 point one Canton, Ohio, on and operated by Alpha media. We want to thank Darnell for picking up this interview, and it was a pleasure speaking with him!
September 25, 2022
Radio Connection Live, 911
We are back to give you a great tribute from 9/11 we update you on radio news, plus we discover a brand-new oldies, low power FM in Gainesville.
September 17, 2022
Free football on the radio.
Football is in the air, and even on the air. How can you get all the games you want? Well, just like in the game, there are some misses.
September 15, 2022
Let’s go to the beach!
We are here for Labor Day weekend, and kicking off this weekend, we’re going to take a trip to the beach in Flagler County Florida, Radio that is, we also keep you abreast with the latest radio news, as well as plenty other surprises along the way Have a safe and happy Labor Day weekend!
September 02, 2022
Best of Radio Connection Live: Labor Day leftovers 2022
As you can probably guess, we are taking off this upcoming week to celebrate Labor Day with our family and friends, as we end another fast and great summer. Therefore, we bring you this year‘s addition of Labor Day leftovers. We features some of the audio that we have not had a chance to get you over the past several shows. We hope you enjoy, and have a safe Labor Day weekend! :-)
September 02, 2022
Radio freak origin stories
We are back to let you know a brand-new episode has been dropped! This week, flood coverage in Dallas, I dared to compare between alternative radio in Orlando and Pittsburgh and also one of our host has a connection to his dad to compare. We talk about how we became a radio freak as we celebrate national radio day, and so much more!!! sorry meant to say one of our host has a connection to this week‘s dear to compare.
August 25, 2022
More radio fun, including some big changes in Jacksonville and Saint Augustine
We are loading you up with great radio news in Tallahassee, Atlanta, and other places across the country, including a new morning show in Jacksonville, and big new changes coming to the Saint Augustine Beach station.
August 18, 2022
More Gainesville fun, kicking off our lease of keys series and the benefits upstreaming radio
We are back to let you know Stacey will be hosting this podcast this week We do a couple more trips around Gainesville cover-up format change in Salt Lake City, and even tell you why the benefits of streaming radio are getting more popular by the day Also, we kick off our a Lisa Keys series with a special interview that she took part of recently We hope you enjoy this week show
August 10, 2022
Got a phone? You got a radio.
If you have a smart phone, or a smart speaker, you’ve got the radio in the palm of your hand, or on your nightstand. Listen to find out how these two devices can make a radio listening easier.
August 05, 2022
Radio controversy, Kentucky flooding, and radio changes, past and present
We are back for another jampacked episode, Jamey got into a little radio controversy this week so he tells us that story, hazard, Kentucky got some major flooding over the weekend, so we are still thinking and praying for those down there, we also give you lots of other fun and interesting topics as well
August 04, 2022
BTS with RCL
We are here and ready for another jampacked podcast Between Preston‘s vacation adventures, swap shop or checks from I am country in Gainesville, check it out with the midday girl Jennifers doing on Katie K, plus lots of radio news we have lots of stories and fun to bring to your attention! :-)
July 28, 2022
Radio Connection Live July 18, 2022
We had a former alumni of the show Emily join us for a few minutes to discuss where she’s at now in her radio journey We also have many things to talk about, including streaming versus over the year, we also take a trip to Gainesville to check out KISS 105.3 and WKTK as well And thanks to Cody, with Inc. more imaging elements from the calf and daffodil production library, bratty by him and Lisa keys! So all in all, it was a great episode :-) Oh no we had a good show oh and almost forgot we took a trip to Heather country to check out coast country Inn nature coast of Florida
July 21, 2022
Radio Connection Live celebrates 10 years as a show!
Yep, you read that correctly This week 10 years ago, we began a dream show about Radio and we assembled a team to do it So you can say, I dream team anyway, on today show, we give you the latest radio news, reminisce and even take a quick trip to Gainesville to see what time discovered while he was out doing hey surgery Happy 10 years, and many more to us at Radio Connection Live! Sorry we take a quick trip to Gainesville to see what Tim discovered while he was in recovering from surgery
July 12, 2022
Radio Connection Live best of: Fourth of July special
This title of this episode says it all. We are taking a week off to celebrate Fourth of July with our loved ones But don’t worry we are coming back again next time as we celebrate 10 years of doing the show in two years on podcast form It’s going to be very exciting and we don’t want you to miss it! For now, enjoy the best of Radio Connection Live!
July 01, 2022
Hip-hop, R&B, and new team members
We have another Jampacked show for you this week between Moore and virgins, comparing hip-hop and R&B on the last week of black music month, and lots of Townsquare news and contributions. More fun to be had by all indeed We will be taking off next week for the Fourth of July so our best of will be available to you this weekend.
June 29, 2022
Radio Connection Live post Father’s Day special
We have more radio fun and good news for you all today, we took a trip one more time to Atlanta to see what Tim got on his inversion and then we went all over the Delmarva peninsula to see what Preston got on his last week We also tell you the benefits of Sirius XM, and what regular radio is missing out on All this and more on this weeks program!
June 21, 2022
Having sweet tea with a long hot summer in Atlanta!
We are back for more fun and excitement on Radio Connection Live, today, we show you what one of our listeners and iHeartRadio executives do to make their AC stations sound better at the top of the hour. We also continue part three of our inversion series and take you around Atlanta, and we feature a little bit of WZAK‘s pillow talk from 1987. The rest we will upload as a feature Friday, before bed, we tell you the five known things that Radio freaks know but you probably don’t know. Enjoy! :-)
June 15, 2022
Welcome back Darnell
After a long absence, Darnell has made his return to the shell. We discussed what’s the come during black music month, as well as we go to Charleston, Panama City, Atlanta, and a bunch of other places on part two of our summer inversion series In the news, we tell you about the big change that is going to be happening in Sacramento, and also we play you back a blast from the past a blast from the past from San Antonio Show
June 08, 2022
All about inversions
As this summer season approaches, you will discover lots of radio stations from father away but you can’t really pick up at a normal time These are called in virgins and we show you what they sound like in our summer series this will be part one We also have lots of radio news from AJ‘s home market, Sacramento and we do check out two more R&B stations from Buffalo as well as Atlanta.
May 27, 2022
Best of radio connection live from Memorial Day weekend
We are taking the week off due to the holiday, as we spend time with our families, friends, and loved ones. So therefore this is a Best of Radio connection live We have more shooting coverage from WOAIN San Antonio, as well as weather coverage from May 19 tornado in St. Louis Will be back next week for more fun! Have a happy and safe memorial day from all of us to you
May 27, 2022
Get well soon Tim!
We have plenty more of radio happenings for you, including a format change in Pennsylvania’s Happyvalley, also a re-air of dirt compare from the rhythm and blues perspective and a lot more topics as well. We hope you enjoy!
May 18, 2022
Welcome to gator nation!!!
Tim takes us to Gainesville for a doctors appointment! We also discuss radio consolidation, and update you on the latest radio news!!!
May 12, 2022
Radio and traveling, it all comes together
The weather is finally getting warmer in many parts of the country, so for our radio chip this week, we tell you how to get the most out of your radio experience while traveling, either on vacation, or just some quality time visiting friends and family. Radio tip
May 08, 2022
97X versus X106.5, all in the state of Florida
We are catching up on uploads, and bringing you another week full of great content between the ending of 97. Once Cox radio group and transitioning to a brand-new owner, to listening to Jacksonville on X106. Five for our dare to compare, we have it all Also taking you back in time to help telephone calls in the radio work coming together And we have a Lotta radio news to bring to your attention as well. We discovered how telephone calls in the radio came together
May 08, 2022
Preston is back from his adventure, and our editor has recovered from a scary situation, we are back to deliver you what we love and enjoy this contact was from last week, but this weekend it will be uploaded soon We get news about temp is 97X going away, we listen to shooting coverage again, from Washington DC, we listened to a skip in, and we also check out a new station called WTRP! All this and more attached!
May 03, 2022
Want to access your favorite radio stations either at home or away?
We are back in here to let you know you can take your favorite radio stations with you everywhere you go no matter if you are home, on vacation or just traveling because of you know, life. This week, Jamey tells us how to do all these things and more So better have your chargers and device is ready.
May 03, 2022
Marvelous Marvin interview: part two
We continue our conversation with Marvelous Marvin from Florida’s nature coast. We discussed his time in the oldies and classic hits spectrums plus we talk about his days in the top 40 and talk radio era He gave us some great tips along the way and maybe he got a potential voice overjob for Tim to do down the line as well! We enjoyed talking to his legendary DJ and we hope to have him back again!
April 20, 2022
More Breaking News!
We have lots of breaking news this week, that we have to cram it all into one show!!! Between more country for Ohio's capitol city, the snow storms in North Dakota, last week's shooting in New York City, the severe weather in Des Moines, IA, among other things, we have it all for you! We also play for you a Marvelouis Marvin arrcheck, as next eppisode we have part 2 of our interview with him. After Preston's vaca next week, we will let you know how he got a Jack format in his hometown market. He is still shocked by this statement.
April 19, 2022
Radio connection bonus special
We sit down this day with marvelous Marvin Boone, legendary Tampa Bay radio DJ who has been entertaining everyone in the same market for the past 43 years. We get to learn about his career a bit, and share with him so that we know about Tampa radio but he didn’t know There’s going to be a part two of his interview so please be on the lookout!
April 14, 2022
Welcome to Miami
We have another jampacked radio show for you today between Radio a trip to Miami thanks to another weather system that developed, we also discussed more radio conversation including some Aircheck‘s along the way we hope you enjoy Stay tune next episode for interview with marvelous Marvin from Tampa Bay radio
April 13, 2022
A.m. radio dues and don’ts. Radio tip of the week.
Wanna get the best a.m. radio reception? Listen to this week‘s radio tip of the week.
April 07, 2022
Thank you, producers!
On this weeks Radio Connection Live, we got a lot of ground to cover. From the ending of power 95.3 in Orlando, to the retirement of Jeanie B (one of our former alumni guest on the old show) from Cox, tube talking about what rules producers play, and remembering the anniversary of Martin Luther kings assassination, we got it all. Shane b
April 06, 2022
We have more news on power Orlando going away we also listen to a couple air checks from Florida weather in California gold stream of the stations are social media We also discussed with Mono Mind in the radio world evening hope you enjoy today’s episode Air checks are in Florida in California and both likes to their streams on our social media links
March 31, 2022
100 years of radio
This week, we discussed WSB and other radio stations that celebrated their 100th anniversary on the air We also tell you but will be moving our hang out meeting on Wednesday to zoom starting on the 23rd more info is on our social media accounts We have lots of real news to get to, some fascinating air checks and a whole lot more fun than the law allows
March 23, 2022
Top of the morning to you
It’s a Saint Paddy‘s day themed Radio Connection Live, we dive into some Irish music thanks to radio stations in Ireland for this weeks deer to compare, we also compared three morning shows, Jones and Company, Alice from Z 88.3, and another morning show that I can’t remember off the top of my head as of this writing lol In the news, we talked about YWUSF is airing BBC programming now because of the current situation in Ukraine instead of all night Jazz, and plus we have plenty other next bag find a contact for you all to enjoy! Lastly, we discuss why is morning radio the way it is today and if there’s anything we can do to change it? We highly doubt it though. We have plenty other of mixed bag goodies for you as well
March 16, 2022
Working around the lace
A little busy this week but we are back for another episode this time: new Jack FM formats, radio 10 code difficulties in Hawaii, listening to what Alaskan and Hawaiian stations sound like radio consolidation, and listening to two classic radio air checks from Atlanta and Tampa
March 09, 2022
Streaming, or over the air, radio tip of the week.
You can listen over the air, or listen on your streaming devices. Which works best for you? Will tackle that this week.
March 04, 2022
Radio connection feature Friday: discussing the joy FM‘s prayer and help line with Jamey and Chris
For today’s radio connection feature Friday, we sit down with Jamey and Chris, host of our show and now contributors to the joy FM‘s prayer and help line You can find out more and get involved by going to www.thejoyfm.com
March 04, 2022
Soul radio history on the last day of Black History Month
Hello folks: We are back for another week full of great content since our recording date was on the last day of Black History Month, we decided to dive deep into the time machine and give you what radio sounded like from a soul and urban perspective over the past several decades We listen to stations such as WDIA in Memphis, WWR in New York, WLAC in Nashville, among others. Lastly, we take a look at the nine series the Tim introduced us last week and we evaluate on how Radio is changing to what it is to now. We would like your thoughts adopt us so feel free and email us, Twitter us, or Facebook us your thoughts We also have some radio news to share as well from Seattle, Tampa, Orlando, and San Diego
March 02, 2022
Radio is jumping into the digital age radio tip of the week
Radio is going all digital, especially on the a.m. Are you ready?
February 25, 2022
Opening radio time capsules, Radio Connection Live‘s pro bowl of radio
Weed bypass all our regular features this week to bring you are second annual pro bowl radio What year legendary Joxe jazz Jack Armstrong, Therri motormouth Young (and RCL alumni guest), Scott Shannon, and many others. We dive back into Radio‘s yesteryear, Tim to the great job with this and our new friend Denny did a great job at editing. We hope you enjoy and share this with all your radio friends :-) sorry meant to say we hear from legendary radio super jocks
February 22, 2022
Hurricane preparedness radio tip of the week
During an emergency, radio is worth it’s weight in gold, we talk about it this week.
February 18, 2022
Super Bowl on the radio. Radio tip of the week.
Of course you can catch the big game on television, but what about the radio? We’ve got all the info.
February 16, 2022
We crown our Super Bowl radio winner, and cassettes making a comeback?
We are back and ready to celebrate today on Radio Connection Live as we can crown are super bowl radio winner We also tell you what people do behind-the-scenes while your favorite new radio station is coming on the block, we discuss why there are so many Spanish stations in the state of Florida, and we even tell you how can cassettes are making a big comeback, in a big way all these topics and more at the link below Also, as a special treat our podcast editor got a new set up for her any equipment so you get to hear some behind the scenes before the actual show. Sorry meant to say our podcast editor got some new adding editing and sound equipment for the show
February 15, 2022
Paying tribute to Tampa mornings, and our Super Bowl radio is coming to a close
We have another jampacked show for you all today including the latest radio news, paying tribute to Miguel and Holly from coxes hot 101.5 in Tampa we discuss why local morning radio is better, and finally we tell you what is going down as we begin to wrap up our Super Bowl radio for this year voting closes on February 14 at 12 AM Eastern Your vote counts so please make a nomination or vote for any of the seven stations that are mentioned in this recording.
February 08, 2022
Winter storms, Pittsburgh bridge collapses, and Radio wins listening habits again
Over an hour of radio connection for you to enjoy today First off radio news, second off we take you on a trip to Boston where they had about 1 to 2 feet blizzard like conditions over the weekend we listen to Katie KA out of Pittsburgh for bridge collapse in coverage bed took place on Saturday morning, and we also tell you about my radio listening habits are still increasing after all these years WDPI-LP is our finalist contributor for the Super Bowl radio So far we have the big ape, the 101.5 from Jacksonville, nature Coast country, the joy FM Atlanta, 97 country, and plenty of runner ups in honorable mentions in our Super Bowl radio, go back into the archives and listen to your hearts content we will pick our winners soon, so the polls and nominations will be closing before you know it
February 01, 2022
Radio stories, a job at iHeart maybe, and getting you encouragement on today’s Radio Connection Live
Hello all, we are back for another episode of Radio connection live We tell you about what’s happened over the past week and the radio, one of our presenters has cut ties with SiriusXM, one of our other presenters applied to iHeart media and we talk about lots of radio conversation in between We tell you how some of us broke radio antennas and tuners over the past several years as well This is your last week to vote for the Super Bowl radio so we tell you what happens next after next week We do have the joy FM and the promise Jacksonville for you to vote on. We hope you enjoy today’s program :-)
January 25, 2022
Get the best reception radio tip of the week
Streaming radio is all the rage these days, but what if you’re hoarding onto an old-fashioned a.m., FM radio for dear life? This week we’re gonna talk about how to get the best reception you can, join us.
January 21, 2022
RCL special presentation: remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Junior
We have a busy day for you today on this week podcast covering our latest radio news and also paying tribute and how much to Dr. Martin Luther King, he did so much for us and he will never be forgotten! All regular features, and the Super Bowl radio will be returning next week.
January 18, 2022
Radio tip of the week, NFL on the radio
It’s the premiere of a brand new feature on Radio Connection Live radio tips. This weeks radio tip, how to hear the NFL on the radio, without paying for streaming services.
January 14, 2022
More radio wars, radio wanna be true colors and Station selling more land
We have another thrilled pack installment of our show for you today between the radio news, an incident that happened to Jamey over the weekend, for Station‘s for the Super Bowl riddle for you to vote on WPOC, 102WVAQ, star 94.5, NV 101.5 we have a lot of voting options for you to choose from We also have radio wars today with preston‘s new short wave radio AJ‘s new radio baby each card for Christmas and we try to figure out, why are some a.m. stations selling their towers like crazy in making us miss them even more when they go off the air???
January 11, 2022
New radio formats, Colorado wildfires, and a special air check composite for our Super Bowl of radio
We want to wish everybody out there a happy and safe 2022! We are so looking forward to this year and what it has to offer for all of us and the show, and we hope you will consider joining us for the ride We have a lot of radio news to cover, including some very scary and dangerous wildfires in Colorado (Denver metro more specifically), plus we give you a super bowl of radio composite that our production guy made and voting will still be open for you for the next two weeks. At the end, we give you a little promotion idea that we are incorporating in this year‘s Super Bowl radio Stay to next week to find out how you will be able to take home a brand new Panasonic portable radio to add to your collection! Stay tuned as always!!!
January 04, 2022
Radio Connection Live retrospective 2021
For our last show of 2021 we tell you what are biggest events and what happened over the past year we had a big year at radio connection live thanks to our guest, interview, listeners, contributors and many more of you for your support and loyalty We are very excited and optimistic for a brand-new year! Thank you again for listening and hope you enjoy the special episode :-) oh and we have a couple of radio news and format changes will be covered on our Facebook page
December 28, 2021
The Christmas season is coming to an end, and 100,000 W power houses for the Super Bowl radio?
Will give you more great content on today’s podcast A couple new stories from preston‘s market also we do have some pre-format changes coming up that we already know about after Christmas We give you two 100,000 white country stations for you to vote on in the Super Bowl of Radio, and we have a little comedy that Tim gave us at the end Sorry meant to say 100,000 power house wattage country stations in the state of Florida Merry Christmas from the team to yours and will see you next week for our year and special.
December 21, 2021
Tornado coverage, comparing top 40 radio, and Jamey has some thoughts on his mind?
First off, we want to say congratulations to Heather Jennings and the nature Coast country morning show as they move on to the playoff round of our Super Bowl radio. Today, we take a listen to Megan and Austin from 95.1 the big ape in Jacksonville competing against Brad Douglas in the kiss 105.3 morning show in Gainesville Florida We still pray and centered thoughts the victims were the tornadoes that took place this weekend in Kentucky we do have coverage regarding that We also have some thoughts from Jamey near the end of the show all of us, and more on today’s Radio Connection Live
December 14, 2021
What is this birthday special, Super Bowl radio kicked off, and Heather and weather galore
We are back for another regular podcast of Radio connection live The date of the recording with the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor day so we take a trip to Hawaii eat it here remembrances of that and also we have flooding and weather coverage for down there. We begin the Super Bowl radio this week, featuring two different country stations in the state of Florida nature coast, and equal country We are taking your nominations for the next few weeks leading up to the big game. Eagle there’s plenty other fun along the way including a big radio change in Los Angeles where KNX news radio comes to a full power FM signal Always in more right now Hope you enjoy! Oh, and almost forgot if you would like to vote or nominate a station in the Super Bowl radio, feel free and Facebook us, tweet us, or send us an email
December 08, 2021
The great one in Radio, sitting down with special guest Terry motormouth Young
Today, we got a chance exclusively to sit down on zoom and talk with Therri motormouth Young, a radio legend, from Philly to Pittsburgh, from Tampa to Roanoke, Virginia he did it all and covered it all We sit down and discuss his extraordinary career, and featured couple air checks with him along the way. We will be back later on this week for a regular program
December 07, 2021
Back from Thanksgiving, Freddy fill ins, and sports play-by-play on the radio wins again!
We are so glad to be back with you after the Thanksgiving holiday We have a smorgasbord of topics to cover including: where to find the sweet spot for your radio antenna, Freddy feelings that took place on talk radio over the break, as well as two comparisons of different audio stations from the Pacific and here in the Northeast (one of them will be going off the air soon) I’m sorry meant to say oldies stations We also discussed why sports play-by-play on the radio is better for the blind in general than a TV broadcast, and so much more Next week, will be starting our Super Bowl radio series, you are encouraged to vote or nominate any station we featured in our archives posted on our Facebook page, Twitter or email email@example.com
November 30, 2021
Remember John Kennedy‘s assassination, 58 years later
Hello and happy Thanksgiving from Radio Connection Live. We are taking this week off to celebrate the holiday with family and friends but we want you to remember how much Radio was important back in the 60s. So now, we bring you John Kennedy‘s assassination coverage from KLIF in Dallas we hope you enjoy it stay safe thank you for your support!
November 22, 2021
Rages and dead air, what do they have in common?
We discussed a big format shift in Wheeling West Virginia, we also talk about the meeting of the air and we continue our radio road trip through Alabama and parts of Georgia. We will be off next week for Thanksgiving and we will re-air coverage of the John Kennedy assassination from 1963
November 16, 2021
Deck the halls with Christmas music, and more vaccine talk.
We discussed the latest radio news, which entails a lot of Christmas music that is starting up now that we are in the prime time season for it. We also had a heavy discussion about vaccines, and why are some conservative talk radio hosts calling Dan Bongino out on them. We also begin our discussion of what our first visit at a radio station was like. We didn’t get to the other topics we had in mind more to come next week. Finally, we hear from Clark Howard regarding holiday shopping and saving up money during this busy time of year Finally as well, we give you details on the relaunch of our Super Bowl of Radio which will start the first week of December.
November 09, 2021
Remembering another radio legend, more inversions, and ready for the weekend? Maybe lol
It’s time for another jampacked episode of Radio connection live. We say rest in peace to my troubles dino a legendary Cleveland radio icon. We also talk about the state of country music and how it’s changed over the years. We take you to two different cities to hear what Friday’s sound like around there Tampa, and Orlando more specifically. We also take another Radio road trip down south to parts of Georgia and Alabama, because Tim got another huge inversion over the week today, will give you part one, and next week, will give you part two Office anymore is occurring on your favorite podcast app! Hope you enjoy :-) Sorry voice text messed up yet again I meant to say a legendary talk show host from Cleveland has passed will give you details on that during our big things you need to know
November 02, 2021
Remembering an old companion, vaccine or get fired, and small town morning radio wins again
We have a jampacked episode free today, we’re not even kidding, we first go over to New York City to discover what went down on Friday as New York has lost its only country station for the past eight years We tell you what happened and where that station moved to We also took two trips to Florida, one to nature Coast country and another to WNFB 94.3 to see how well they operate and how good they sound We remember Tim’s former guide dog this week as well, and we asked the question, to get the vaccine or get terminated from your position? We also do a radio review from Tim’s new radio that he got last Monday after the show. Alvis and more on today’s podcast. This file is pretty long so you have been warned! :-)
October 26, 2021
Small town radio and political talk take the lead
For this weeks Radio Connection Live, we bring you the latest radio news, we talk about how they are not any African-American talkshows out there, we take you to my part of Pennsylvania where is we discover a small town Audis outlet, and we also discovered another southern radio road trip along the way. Hope you enjoyed today’s episode :-) sorry meant to say there’s an Audi/class a kid station here in PA you got to check out Oldies/classic hits
October 19, 2021
Remembering a radio voiceover talent, the radio freak and wannabes, and Radio Vibin
It’s time for another throwback installment of Radio Connection Live Remember a Radio voiceover icon from the past 25 years, we discuss the radio freaks versus radio wannabes, we Cue a deer tick a player of to the top 40 stations from across the country, and finally, we give you sorry meant to say we did a dare to compare of two top 40 stations, and we also discussed more topics to be revealed in this weeks episode, we hope you enjoy!
October 12, 2021
Some endings in new beginnings of radio
Lots of audio feels your ears in this week’s podcast. Fun 101.3 from Lancaster Pennsylvania has been sold educational media foundation. We give you their sign off, we also take a listen to the new wee FM at 100.1 in Reno Nevada, and storm Robinson retires from North Central Florida mornings on WKTK in Gainesville. All this and more on the show, happening now!
October 05, 2021
Changes, changes, and changes. Oh my.…
Get ready for another week of Radio Connection Live. We present you a stationary brand or shall we say a format rebrand in Miami Florida. We also take a listen to a radio Road trip in Pottsville Pennsylvania and T1020 and by Pottsville broadcasting Preston has discovered a few other locally owned and operated stations in that market, and you’ll hear them in the future episode. Sorry, meant to say the station is called T102 We also tell you if you don’t stream, how you can get into some deep trouble with your listeners as well as the FCC We also discussed the ongoing layoffs at Cox media group as well Preston has a format change on Thursday and there’s also going to be one in Nevada on Thursday We will try and get the audio for you on Facebook live Expect that in next weeks podcast! We hope you enjoy, and thanks for your support as always
September 28, 2021
Believe in what you do, and you get a job!
For today’s very special edition of Radio Connection Live, we celebrate and congratulate are contributor and friend of the show Chris Nusbaum as he begins a part-time gig with talk radio 105.9 WL and I in Lynchburg Virginia! We talk about what he’s going to do and we share some tips for him along the way as he begins this new adventure! We hope to see you on Clubhouse tonight Wednesday for our weekly meeting! :-)
September 23, 2021
Bonus: behind-the-scenes editing for Radio Connection Live
Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes when the finishing touches of the podcast get edited? Our friend and contributor of the show Juan Alicea gives you Bisquick demo we hope you enjoy and appreciate his efforts! :-)
September 21, 2021
Remembering radio icons, and are the flood waters really rising?
For this weeks Radio Connection Live, we dared to compare two news outlets in New York City, W CBS and WINSa.m. who recently covered the flooding that took place in the area We show you how a country station rebrand in Fort Meyers, thanks to 2020 and well, we think you’ll get the drift when you hear this. We also pay tribute to 1150 WNDB Mark Bernier who lost his battle with COVID-19 recently, and finally, we also talk about why it is important to have a radio even when situations are beyond your control. We hope you enjoy and we also keep you updated with the three big things you need to know! :-) Please Please keep spreading the word and followers on social media for more updates :-)
September 21, 2021
Feature Friday, continue to remember 9/11
Today, we are here to continue to remember the 9/11 victims and their families. We spotlighted a lot of coverage on our 9/11 tribute special, but here’s just a bit of more coverage for you to enjoy and reflect on. It’s an hour of 1010 WINS New York as they covered it for the from the beginning to what happened on that tragic day We say thank you to all the people who keep us free each and every day from all of us at Radio Connection Live
September 17, 2021
Radio Connection Live celebrates its 100th episode!!!
We are pleased and thrilled to announce that this week, we at Radio Connection Live celebrate our one hundredth episode as a podcast! We want to thank you, the listener, as well as those that have got us during our live sessions, and yes even per courts, to where we are now it is for sure appreciative as always. We take you back to some of our live content, where we’ve been, and our plans for the future. No, we’re not leaving your feed, it’s just showing you how much dedicated and proud that we are doing this for you all each week, the only way to go with that, and that’s what we are going to do! We hope you enjoy this very special episode and please keep spreading the word on your social media feed or even on the phone, email, or Clubhouse, we don’t judge! PS: please disregard that middle part of this description, I would say the only way to go is up and we are going to continue reaching for new heights my voice text messed up yet again that’s what I get for not being near my braille keyboard
September 14, 2021
Radio Connection Live remembers 9/11
Today is the 20th anniversary of the attack on America Will never forget this day and we’re still keeping all families and victims in our thoughts and prayers Today, we share a few audio from that horrific day from New York as well as speeches and that’s from for interviews for radio people across New York and around the US We hope you enjoy and please continue to keep peoples legacies alive and well and never forget!
September 12, 2021
Labor Day leftovers 2021
While you get the day off from work, we come in to give you our best audio clips of all time well so far anyway,. We bypass all our regular features and give you Labor Day leftovers! Watch out next week for our one hundredth episode and we also pay tribute to 9/11.
September 06, 2021
You can’t predict mother nature
It’s all about the weather on today’s Radio connection live. We cover the hurricane from New Orleans, and we also have some flooding coverage from Tennessee state We even listen to some yacht rock for a little as well Stay to next week as we will have Labor Day leftovers Freewalt enjoy and we invite you to come back two weeks from now as we celebrate our 100th episode! What what an accomplishment!
August 31, 2021
On today’s Radio Connection Live it’s all about the news, we give you the three big things you need to know in broadcasting, what happened down in Washington DC last week, and we even share if you tornado coverage from the beautiful state of Georgia. We want to see you on social media or on Clubhouse Wednesday nights at 8 o’clock eastern in the radio connection club
August 23, 2021
What do tropical storms and Radio have in common???
We have another jampacked Radio Connection Live for you all to enjoy First off, the latest radio news, why is radio important during severe weather (continue discussion) We do dared to compare to gospel stations in our seriously terrestrial series, and we wish national public radio a happy 50th anniversary! All this and more right here, share, subscribe, rate, and enjoy!!!!!
August 17, 2021
Remembering sports radio, and the adventures of getting a new radio continue
We have a jampacked show today! Jamey got a new radio over the weekend, so we got a chance to hear what it sounds like, we compared to country stations in this week steer to compare, do you remember a long time Florida sports coach who passed away over the weekend as well. Finally, we ask you for your help in determining our next new sounder in the show. The link has been posted on our social media Hope you enjoy! There is a typo in this I meant to say we also remembered a long time sports icon in Florida who passed away over the weekend.
August 10, 2021
Taking the Internet out of radio combo session with Derek Mitchell
For this bonus episode, we got a chance to sit down with Derek Michio a blind Internet radio station owner he talks about his career and his goals and dreams for the future and what operating a station like this is like we hope you enjoy :-)
August 05, 2021
Did video really kill the radio star?
For today’s Radio Connection Live, we give you the three big things need to know, we discussed how MTV is turning 40 this month, we do too dear to compares comparing Gospel radio stations and as well as Christian radio stations from SiriusXM and the joy FM, we cover for Mattix and a whole lot more, stay tune Wednesday as we interview B105 Bangor Maine Internet radio afternoon host and station owner!
August 03, 2021
Radio evolving, and Shakeups galore
For today’s Radio Connection Live, we give you this weeks three big things you need to know, we talk about iHeartRadio adding Alexa communication feature to some of its stations, we also talk about the declining of HD radio, we take a market scope to Gainesville Florida and we listen to some R and B on this weeks seriously terrestrial series We hope you enjoy there’s more to come! :-)
July 27, 2021
Going back in time, and the future of radio continues
We have a huge show for you all this week as always, we take a trip to Raleigh North Carolina to hear what WQDR sound like thanks to a big inversion Tim got over the weekend, we also tell you our thoughts on why the FCC is eliminating Frankin FM‘s on 87.7 MHz. We take a market scope in Maine thanks to Preston. And, we either even some features of nostalgia clips along the way, always in more on today’s podcast! We hope you enjoy and please spread the word :-)
July 20, 2021
Tim’s birthday present, happy birthday from all of us to you!
We are officially back from the Fourth of July holiday break, today is Tim’s birthday and we celebrated on the shell the big bang, we give you the three big things that you need to know in the word of broadcasting, and we even give you an audio retrospective from his time at 1380 WELE in Daytona Beach Florida. We also have some mark K audio to show you too, all this and more on today’s Radio Connection Live! Sorry, we meant to say we have a jampacked show as always
July 13, 2021
A Fourth of July gift from all of us to you
Don’t you wish your Fourth of July festivities were like this? Thanks to contributor Tim for this little piece of radio goodness. Happy Fourth of July from all of us from Radio Connection Live to you, thank God for our freedom and thank God for the radio!!! :-)
July 04, 2021
Best of Radio Connection Live for Fourth of July weekend
From all of us on Radio Connection Live we wish you a happy and safe Fourth of July, we’re taking off this week but have no fear Tim has provided us a little blast from the past so we’re going to give you a best of episode this is taking place in 2018 when the show was on 98.6 the mix Internet radio, you can now catch some of the team again on a show called Throwback Saturday night heard every Saturday at 8 o’clock Eastern Find out more by logging on to www.986themix.com we hope you enjoy this wonderful episode and talk at you soon! :-)
July 02, 2021
The freedom of radio
We have another jampacked Radio Connection Live for you all to enjoy, First of all, the latest radio news Next, how does it feel to have your name mentioned on the radio? We all had our moments and we will share them with you! Next, we dared to compare to local morning shows in the Tampa St. Petersburg market, and give our thoughts Next, we discuss what it takes to run a format change, there’s a lot of bits and pieces to it We also take a listen to some poorly and interesting format changes done over the years! Finally, we took a trip to Gainesville and check out play at them all the hits a low powered top 40 station in the market We will be off next week for the Fourth of July holiday, but hope you’ll come back in two weeks as we celebrate Tim’s birthday, and celebrate more radio together! Please excuse the dictation fail I meant to say 105.7 play fm Gainesville Florida
June 28, 2021
Life after pulse: how radio covered the pulse nightclub shooting (re-upload)
For anyone that missed our bonus episode last week, or you just need some more reflection, this is our coverage of the pulse nightclub shooting, as we covered it five years later. We had some technical difficulties in the original recording so that’s why we are bringing this to you again this week as a bonus You have our permission to share it with anyone who you think may be interested in this radio history Hope you enjoy, and will see you next time for RCL!!!
June 23, 2021
Radio school, andThe talk radio world as we know it
On this weeks Radio Connection Live, it’s all about talk radio, we feature snippets of the new Clay Travis and Buck Sexton show, as well as Edina Loews show. We even educate you in radio school thanks to 88.5 KEOM from Mesquite, Texas Next, we discuss how new talk radio shows come to your favorite station, finally, we feature Oldies thanks to cool 100.9 from Flagler county, Florida. We hope you enjoy this weeks content please feel free and let us know what you think and share it with your radio friends alike! :-)
June 21, 2021
Chris's Corner: Realtime Reaction to Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Debut
As we have been reminded multiple times since the announcement was made on May 27, June 21, 2021 brings the dawn of a new era in the history of talk radio. On this day, the door forever closes on The Rush Limbaugh Show (yes, even the "re-Rush" version,) and the dynamic duo of Clay Travis and Buck Sexton step into the gap with their new show, The Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show. So, what will these guys sound like together, and are they the worthy successors Premier has deemed them to be? Chris Nusbaum records as he listens to the first segment, providing some preliminary thoughts while waiting for the show to start, then offering some initial reactions. Stay tuned for reactions from the rest of the crew during our regular weekly episode, coming later today!
June 21, 2021
Life after Pulse: how radio covered the pulse nightclub shooting
On today’s Radio Connection Live, we pay tribute to the victims that were killed in the 2016 pulse night club shooting event in Orlando, we take you live as it happens and we share our thoughts. Please continue to keep it family and friends of those victims in your thoughts and prayers They will never be forgotten
June 18, 2021
Radio’spast versus radios present
On Mondays Radio Connection Live, we are the latest radio news, we take a trip to the beach and are there to compare segment, we go back in time to the 90s thanks to the station out in Brunswick, Georgia, we answer the question, when it is a good time to change your radio stations format? We have another episode of unsolved radio mysteries, we’re Tim picked up an unknown station from Coral Gables Florida, and finally, we covered the ongoing saga between Cox media group, and it’s radio and TV properties. Stay tuned on Thursday as we pay tribute to the victims of the pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando this week five years ago
June 15, 2021
Back from the holiday, and radio does it again!
Welcome back from memorial day and welcome to the unofficial start of summer! We covered lots of radio news at a place over the holiday, we also took another radio trip down south to Charleston and Savannah Georgia We discuss why having a radio is even more crucial and important than some people thought it was going to be, continue and we also check out some to local country morning shows one in Flagler county Florida the other inner or Hernando county Florida. We also have many more surprises along the way as well, Feel free to share this episode and hope you enjoy! We did not get a Tim’s radio history lesson, so we will get to that next week!
June 07, 2021
Chris’s Corner: So They Found a Successor?
This week, Premiere answered the question we’ve been asking since February. It looks like they’ll need 2 hosts to fill the slot so famously held by one for over 30 years. Butwho are these guys? Chris breaks it down, and clears up some confusion people seem to be having about how syndication works.
May 29, 2021
Doing gods work, interview with John Scaggs of Way FM
You read right, we have a special treat for you this holiday weekend on Radio Connection Live We got a chance to sit down with CEO and founder of YFN, John Skaggs We discussed how the ministry came to be, how it has evolved over the years, and we also ask her own questions along the way At the end, we even decided to give Ashley a special opportunity that she can’t pass up Hope you enjoy this episode, info free to share! Please note: we won’t be here for memorial day May 31, so feel free to enjoy all of our episodes for you to enjoy Will be back on June 7 for more radio fun and conversation Learn more about way fm at: www.Wayfm.com
May 28, 2021
Committing radio before a long holiday weekend
For today’s Radio Connection Live, we discussed how talk radio is changing, how there are over 2100 country stations, we also featured several airchecks few from Jacksonville, and we even did a dare to compare, we would like for you audience to figure out what the two stations we played this week have in common? Email us your thoughts to: firstname.lastname@example.org you’re also welcome to post them on our Facebook or Twitter We will announce the winner in two weeks, since we will be taking next week off for memorial day We can also give you today the first airbrake of the Midday show from Westwood one that replaces Rush Limbaugh on most if not all cumulus talk stations. Finally, we take a listen to 97.5 WPCV from Lakeland Florida, this is a good example of hometown radio right here We hope you enjoy this episode, and thank you for your support have a happy and safe weekend memorial day weekend And thank you to those that have served, continue to serve, and died for our freedom so that way we can do what we do for you each week!
May 25, 2021
VACued Up: A Conversation with Jason Knight
When we think of the Top 40/CHR format, we often think of stations owned by big corporations running mostly syndicated programming. But there are notable exceptions, one of which can be found in Morgantown, WV. WVAQ brings the Morgantown market today's hits with tons of fun and energy, and one of their most energetic DJ's is their "Knight Guy," Jason Knight. Join us for a fun and interesting chat with Jason about pop music, his life as a DJ, his influences, his family life, and more. Check out The Knight Show weeknights from 7 PM to midnight Eastern on WVAQ, and follow @KnightGuy on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat!
May 21, 2021
The First Lady of Baltimore Radio: A Conversation with Laurie DeYoung
Do you remember the first voice you heard on the radio? For Chris, that voice belongs to Laurie DeYoung, who has been waking up Baltimore for 35 years on her award-winning morning show on iHeart's 93.1 WPOC. To her thousands of listeners, she is known as a beloved friend, an indispensable part of their daily commutes, and--for some--a part of their families. Join us as we sit down with one of radio's living legends for a candid conversation about her radio journey, the changes she has seen both in radio and in music, how she overcame the stereotypes about the place of the woman on-air, her life in Baltimore, and much more. Be sure to check out Laurie's show from 5-10 AM Eastern on WPOC and look for The Laurie DeYoung Show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
May 18, 2021
More small-town radio, and radio controversies
Another jampacked episode of Radio Connection Live! We have the latest radio news, plus, The new Rush Limbaugh tribute podcast in partnership with iHeart media, and the big radio happening that is going down at Z 88.3 Orlando, we discuss, whatever happened to that radio jingle? We also take a look at jingles that were produced for KVIL in Dallas Fort Worth we did a dare to compare featuring two small town country stations in the state of Florida as well We did not get The promise Jacksonville air check, we will get to that next week Hope you enjoy, and stay tune for more interviews with Jason night and Laurie the young! Later this week.
May 18, 2021
Small towns, and surprises
You have landed on another week of Radio Connection Live. And what do we have? Well a lot of stuff is coming your way From news nuggets, two is small-town radio really declining? Why are demographics so important in the radio industry? We also feature a couple air checks, Hope FM out of Polacca Florida, US 102.3 from Gainesville Ocala, and we also check out WAPE‘s warning show for a bit Also, look out for a couple surprises leading up to the end of the show as well! Thank you for listening, and stay tuned for our interview with Jason night later this week!
May 11, 2021
Rebelation, morning radio, and format changes galore
We have another jampacked show for you this week, discussing the latest radio news, what is morning radio doing wrong? We even featured dare to compare featuring 2 Jacksonville country morning radio shows, we also shared with you the rebranding of 1079 in Charlotte North Carolina, and for the first time ever, we debut a new format change, from Lynchburg Virginia! We have a special announcement to show you to during this podcast! Take care and hope you enjoy!
May 04, 2021
The future of radio as we know it
On today’s Radio Connection Live, we bring you the latest radio news, cupboard the George Floyd sentencing thanks to WCCO in Minneapolis, featured some more Marquez K audio, talked about how a.m. stations are going all digital and what we think it’s going to look like in the future, and finally, we discussed what we think Z 88.3 is changing the Christian radio sounds We hope you enjoy and please feel free to let us know what you think! :-)
April 27, 2021
The past, present, and future of radio. Our interview with Ellis be feaster
On this bonus episode of RCL, we got a chance to sit down with the legendary Ellis Easter from YouTube, NZ 88.3 in Orlando. We talked about his radio career, as well as the future of radio, and we asked him some pretty interesting questions along the way, you can find out more about Alice by going to YouTube and checking out his many awesome air checks and you can also hear him every day on the Z family of stations. .com
April 21, 2021
The joy of inversions
For today’s episode of Radio Connection Live, we give you the latest radio news and happenings. We uncovered what happened in Orlando this morning and Hoehl Central Florida found their joy. We took another radio Road trip down the south Florida examined what Tim found in a late night invirgin, we somehow answer the question, is dxing really going away as we know it? And we talk about the competition of now 2 Christian radio brands in a single market. Please stay tuned later this week, as we will be interviewing legendary radio and you tube air checker Ellis feaster! We hope you enjoy this episode!
April 20, 2021
The woman with a golden voice: Our conversation with Vanessa James
Today on this very special edition of Radio Connection Live, We got a chance to sit down and talk to legendary voiceover artist Vanessa James! She voices formats including, hip-hop, top 40, R&B, and recently got into gospel formats as well. She is very good at her craft and we very much enjoyed having her discussing her radio career and she also gave the respective radio freak advice along the way! Hope you enjoy, and stay to next time for more fun!!!
April 15, 2021
Small-town radio, and big morning shows
This time around on Radio Connection Live, we discuss what small-town radio has that corporate radio doesn’t have, we feature several air checks, the launch of the all new Mark K syndication show, we get to listen to the morning hustle on 107.9 the Beat in Valdosta Georgia, we brought back there to compare and took a listen to 106.9 I am country, and 93.7 K country from the Gainesville Ocalla market of Florida,we also discussed radio invasions that people may have forgotten about, and we cover more radio inversions as well If you have any suggestions or ideas for next time or also if you have any ideas for radio inversions we should do, you may post them on our social media or email email@example.com stay tune later this week as we interview voiceover artist Vanessa James!
April 12, 2021
Radio FAQs, what you need to know
This week Radio Connection Live‘s Jamie talks about how to get the best out of your radios, and some tips and tricks to get the most reception.
April 10, 2021
Bonus: quality rock from Savannah Georgia
It’s time for another bonus episode of Radio Connection Live, this time we take you to Savannah and listen to quality rock Q105.3. They are locally owned and operated, and know how to do local radio right! The proof is in this air check! Enjoy :-)
April 07, 2021
Comedy, country, and quality control
Wow, we have another jampacked radio connection free this week! We covered the latest radio news of the day, including two format changes, one in Milwaukee the other in Phoenix where we got a classic hip-hop back thanks to social media and fanfare response, we even showed you and clip of how the new odyssey sounds like thanks to entercomm’s rebranding last week. Topics update include: What is morning radio doing wrong and how can I get improved? What is country radio doing wrong in what on all our thoughts about the improvement? And, we even talked about what local radio can do better. Speaking of local radio finally, we take a radio trip to Savannah Georgia where we featured Q105.3 quality rock. They have a great music mix and they’re all The music, the personality, and live and local We will share with you this air check as well in a separate episode
April 06, 2021
Essentials for every radio freak
In this feature Friday mini cast, Jamie shares every essential piece of radio listening equipment, that every new radio freaks should have.
April 02, 2021
Radio Connection Live for Monday, March 29 (edited)
We are re-uploading this episode again because we did have some technical glitches on recording day. Same great content just in an edited form. Hope you enjoy and see you next time #rclthepodcast
April 02, 2021
The wonderful world of radio inversions
For this bonus episode, we take you on a radio road trip throughout Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. This was taking place the weekend of March 26, 2021. Hope you enjoy and please feel free to let us know what you think!!!
March 30, 2021
Radio, young and old
On this very jampacked Radio Connection Live, we discuss what young people look for in a radio station now, we even talked about what radio sounded like back in the good all days, and we even featured several airchecks what is the launch of the all new Disney Hits channel on SiriusXM, another is a pretty interesting radio in version that our friend Tim caught over the weekend, and the last couple were from the rock radio days back in the 1980s. As a special treat, since we were sharing our thoughts during the radio in virgin air check we decided to upload that as a bonus episode. It’s three hours worth of radio goodness we hope you enjoy!
March 30, 2021
Chris's Corner Ep. 2: Join The Radio Connection on Clubhouse!
Radio Connection Live now has a club on Clubhouse! If you have an iPhone and a friend with an invite, we encourage you to download the free app, set up an account and join the fun on the fastest-growing social media platform. If you've already taken the plunge, we invite you to join The Radio Connection club and hang out with your fellow radio freaks, including the RCL team! Take a listen as Chris demonstrates how to find our club and join us for the first exclusive RCL Clubhouse social tonight.
March 24, 2021
Radio, then and now
On this weeks jampacked Radio Connection Live, we talk about his iHeartRadio really creating the future of radio and media? Also we discuss more on radio inversions now that this spring and summer months walk be upon us, and finally, we talk about that even though we are living in a generation full of smart speakers and smart devices, ditching that old radio will not be a good idea . Sorry meant to say ditching the radio is not a good idea. And now about the spring and summer weather is upon us we have a couple inversions for you to enjoy thanks to our contributor 10 We also have what happened in Jacksonville as well . Hope you enjoy and thank you for subscribing and spreading the word! :-)
March 22, 2021
LP’s, and radio antennas
On today’s Radio Connection Live, we discussed the latest radio news, we also talked about a radio review but our friend Tim got during last week, and do we think that low power FM is really the future of radio? Your comments are always welcome, and make sure you will be on the lookout for our interview with Dr. Dr. John from zephyr in Florida this week
March 15, 2021
Radio connection mini cast: What radio means to me
Today, Preston is doing a quick mini cast and reflecting on the recent events of radio, he discusses what radio means to him, and shares his thoughts more detail. We hope you enjoy this episode, and stay tuned for more great content!
March 14, 2021
The man with the golden voice, interview with John willyard part 2
Today, we sat down with our special guest John will yard again, to discuss his faith, and we discussed more radio stories as well. A special surprise we coming to the intro of his podcast soon, so you might want to stay tuned! Hope you all enjoy! :-)
March 09, 2021
Chris's Corner Ep. 1: Reflections on Rush, Recent Radio Deaths, and the Meaning of Radio
Happy Monday, radio freaks! We're recording and dropping our regular episode tomorrow along with Part 2 of our interview with John Willyard (stay tuned for that.) But in the meantime, Chris Nusbaum drops in for episode 1 of Chris's Corner, an occasional segment that will become part of our Feature Fridays in the future. In this first episode, Chris gets personal (and a bit emotional) as he reflects on the passing of Rush Limbaugh and the ongoing radio tributes to him, other people we have recently lost in radio, and why we as listeners feel these losses so deeply and personally.
March 09, 2021
Tim's Tirade Ep. 1: Rush Remembered... As He Was in the Old Days
Welcome to the first RCL #FeatureFriday! On these special Friday's, RCL hosts and contributors will be dropping special little extras into your podcast feed on whatever is on their minds. You never know what you'll get on a Feature Friday; heck, we don't know what you'll get most of the time. That's the fun of it--if you open your favorite podcast app on a Feature Friday, you'll know there's a surprise from us waiting for you! For the first Feature Friday surprise, we're bringing back a beloved staple from the latter part of the live show era: a segment we called Tim's Tirade. Our friend Tim O'Conner pops in for the feature's podcast debut to provide his unique perspective on the life and death of Rush Limbaugh, including some historical background on why Rush's show was so revolutionary, how Tim helped introduce Rush to the Tallahassee market, and what Rush sounded like in the early days of his talk show--a sound that, sadly, many of his younger listeners were never able to enjoy. Fun fact: Did you know Rush was once known as Jeff Christie, a top 40 DJ in Pittsburgh? Tim has an aircheck!
March 06, 2021
The Man with the Golden Voice: A Conversation with John Willyard, Part 1
If you've listened to country music on the radio even casually, whether you've known it or not, you've probably heard the legendary voice of our guest on this special episode of RCL. John Willyard is a veteran voiceover artist who has been heard on stations in almost every major market, on the CMA Awards, on WWE broadcasts, and on CNN, just to name a few. John joins Jamie, Preston, Chris and Tim to share his story, swap fun facts, impart wisdom, and give us a glimpse into the off-air worlds of some of the legends he has worked with over his many years in broadcasting. To learn more about John and listen to his work, check out www.johnwillyard.com. Note: We are elated to announce that John will be joining us again next week for Part 2 of our conversation! If you have questions you'd like us to ask him, send them in to firstname.lastname@example.org before Tuesday, March 9.
March 03, 2021
Blah blah blah, you talk too much, you worry me to death!!!
To begin a new month of Radio Connection Live, we discuss what radio stations we think may do now but Rush has gone to pasture. We also talk about how talk radio up today is an outcry from what talk radio was like back in 1988 when Dr. Limbaugh came on the scene! We also to discuss how music radio has changed ever cents. Please note, John Williard will be joining us tomorrow march 2, for a very special episode. If you have any last minute questions for him, please send them to us either on email or social media! Enjoy, and as always, thanks for your support!
March 02, 2021
This week, we went all over the board. We bring you the latest radio news, talk about how Tim ran Rush Limbaugh back in the 80s, what running sports radio was like during a power outage, and severe weather, and we remind you why radio is more important than ever when it comes to hurricanes, and serious weather events. Next week, we are going to have John Willyard for interview. For those that do not know who he is,, he’s a legendary voiceover artist and narrator. If you have any questions for him, please get in touch either via email, or social media. Enjoy, and keep spreading the word and subscribe! :-)
February 23, 2021
Minicast: Remembering Rush
Today the American radio landscape was shaken with the sudden announcement that Rush Limbaugh, who singlehandedly pioneered the syndicated conservative talk format, passed away at the age of 70 due to complications of lung cancer. On this special tribute episode, Jamie and Preston are joined by 3 friends of the show--AJ, Chris and Danny--to reflect on Rush's legacy, their personal memories of listening to his one-of-a-kind show during its unprecedented 32-year run in syndication, his impact on radio, and what talk radio will sound like without Rush on it.
February 18, 2021
Copy cats, and radios misconceptions
Happy Presidents’ Day everyone! We had another jampacked show this week, with lots of radio news, plus topics of the week, including radio’s copycats, and people’s misconceptions about the radio, we break both layers down for you and give you our thoughts. Remember if you have any thoughts and want to contribute please do so on email, or social media. Hope you enjoy and will see you next week! :-)
February 15, 2021
Why the love for radio is important
Episodes with music are only available on Spotify.
Spotify users, this mini cast is for you. I feature Alan Jackson’s thank God for the radio, and we discuss quickly why love for radio is now important more than ever on this Valentine’s Day. Will be back with another podcast tomorrow Monday, February 15! Until then, keep radio live and thank you very much for your support!!! :-) :-)
February 14, 2021
Sean Ross interview February 11, 2021
On this very special edition of Radio Connection Live we interview Sean Ross from Ross on radio he’s also a contributor of radio insight in Addison research. We discuss all things radio from the past, present, and future. This was a lot of fun and we look forward to do it again soon! If you have any suggestions for future guest, please let us know either by social media or email! Hope you enjoy this interview! :-) And thank you very much for your support and keeping radio alive along with us!
February 11, 2021
Super Bowl recap, the unsung heroes of radio, and life lessons
First off, congratulations to the Tampa Bay buccaneers on winning Super Bowl 55! This week, we give you the latest radio news and happenings, discuss what went down with Morgan Wallen and white radio isn’t playing his music for the time being, also discuss what makes radio unique and departs around it, (the unsung heroes), and finally we talked about how radio covered the big game is past weekend. Thoughts, comments, and suggestions for future topics are always welcome via email, Facebook, or Twitter. Stay tuned this Thursday as we interview Sean Ross from Ross on radio! Enjoy!
February 08, 2021
Traditions and streaming
We had a jampacked episode today on radio connection life! First, we dive in the latest radio news, we talked about Radio traditions that have gone by the wayside, we discussed the benefits of streaming and why some companies should really get on the bandwagon, and also, we talk about all the wonderful lower power at them stations that are on the radio landscape. If you haven’t checked one out, we strongly encourage you to do so. We welcome a brand new member of the family this week named Hunter, he is no stranger to the show as he has been on our live edition several years ago. We hope you enjoy this episode, and please don’t forget to leave us a review, subscribe and follow us on social media!!!
February 02, 2021
Hmmmmm. Are we Really in the Future of Radio?
On this week's episode of RCL, we welcome in a new member to the radio connection family, Adam! We also discuss how radio stations want you to download their app, or follow them on social media. We also answer the question: How many radio apps do you need on your mobile device? Finally, we say RIP to the great Larry King, and we also talk about how Iheart Media is really creating the future of radio. Hope you enjoy this episode, don't forget to subscribe, leave us a rating, and spreading the word and radio love!!!
January 25, 2021
Getting slow: interviewing special guest are dub from slow Jamz
On this special episode of radio connection live, we got a chance to interview the legendary R dub, host of the nationally syndicated week night and Sunday night slow jams. He talks about the show, how he got into radio in the first place, as well as giving advice to somebody who has an interest and wants to get into the field someday. This was a very fun and informative episode, we hope you enjoy it!!!
January 21, 2021
No Limits in Radio: A Report from the Field
What do you get when you mix a blind guy, a sports fanatic, and a radio freak, all in one human package? No, not one of our co-hosts, but the man himself... Trent Ferguson. He joins us from his home studio, where he directs news and commentates sporting events for WNZF, to chat about his radio journey, the challenges he has overcome, and how Jamie inspired him. As always, we unpack the latest news in the world of broadcasting, we recognize Chris's last day as a weekly co-host, and much more. Note: Stay tuned for a very special minicast this week featuring a very special guest!
January 18, 2021
RCL Minicast: A Special Announcement from Chris
What's up with Chris? Why wasn't he on several podcasts, and where did he go when he suddenly left in the middle of a show? Listen as Chris gives an update and makes a special announcement.
January 14, 2021
To Stream or Not to Stream? That is the Question
There is no doubt that the times are changing and, as they do, the way we enjoy radio is changing. This theme has been repeated again and again in discussions inside and outside the industry, including many previous episodes of this podcast. And yet, there are still some who are restistant to the very idea of a radio station streaming its content. In fact, you might be familiar with one of them. So what are the pros and cons of streaming? How important is it in the grand scheme of content delivery? Also, Americans watched events unfold on January 6 that we thought we would never see, as a group of rioters breached the walls of the Capitol and created chaos on the floors of the House and Senate as Congress sought to certify the results of November's election. How did radio do at covering this breaking story, and how did broadcasters react when they learned that the people committing the violence may have been members of their audience? That and more on this week's episode.
January 13, 2021
"Radio Revolutionized America." So Who Revolutionized Radio?
Welcome to Season 2 of the Radio Connection Live podcast! Our friend Tim O'Connor joins us to begin the new year and we talk about some things that ended in 2020 and other things that are beginning in 2021. We replay an eloquent signoff monologue reflecting on the meaning of radio, and we share our reactions. Also, what is "appointment listening" and is it still relevant in the age of podcasting?
January 06, 2021
Common mistakes made by radio freaks
Chances are if you’ve been a radio freak long enough, you’re probably making some mistakes that we’re going to talk about in this mini cast. Well on this mini cast Jamie will share with you some of his personal radio freak mistakes, and how to avoid them.
December 27, 2020
2020: A Year in Review
2020 was a lot of things, but it certainly was not uneventful. Like everything else in this crazy world, broadcasting was riddled with seemingly endless twists and turns throughout the year. So, as we say "goodbye" and "good riddance" to the year that was 2020, the RCL crew, along with contributor Tim O'Connor, takes a broad view of the year and discusses what to make of it all. From all of us at Radio Connection Live, we wish you a very merry Christmas, happy holiday season, and blessed 2021. Thank you for your support of this podcast and—most importantly—your love of radio!
December 23, 2020
The Secret Life of the Average American Radio Freak... Revealed
Welcome to this special double-episode week! Finally back from his extended journey through the world of medical emergencies, which we hope will be over for a long time, Chris rejoins the show to reminisce about his beginnings as a budding radio freak. As expected, his story leads us to continue the conversation started on Monday and get even nerdier, if that's possible. We also share the best radio that has been getting us through the ups and downs of 2020.
December 19, 2020
Advantages to free radio.
Maybe you’ve been paying for satellite radio for years, and the bill is getting out of control. Or maybe you’re like a lot of people and you’re trying to find ways to save money, well try free radio. In this special mini episode, Jamie’s going to tell you the best ways to save some money, and why you can really save money on your radio listening each month.
December 19, 2020
No Bones About It!
Contrary to popular belief, the RCL crew aren't broadcasting experts. We're not industry insiders or professionals. We didn't go to school for this... well, maybe Ashley did, but she's just one. We're not even paid to do this. So what qualifies us to talk about radio on a podcast? Well, nothing really, except that we're a bunch of radio freaks. Radio freaks are a rare breed—often misunderstood, sometimes marginalized. So how did we become these strange specimens of humanity? Preston, Jamie and Ashley share their stories. Chris has been dealing with a lot of health issues and was out this week, which is why this episode is delayed in being published, but don't worry; you'll hear his story on the next episode. Also, Bobby Bones is now possibly the most recognized voice in country radio. But he wasn't always that successful—not in the least. Jamie, Preston and Ashley talk about Bobby's inspiring story and what it teaches us.
December 18, 2020
Sports play-by-play how to listen. On the go.
Whether you like NFL, college football and basketball, or NASCAR, chances are there’s a way to get it on an app of your choosing. In this mini sewed, Jamie explains exactly how to find what you’re looking for.
December 08, 2020
Radio: Where You May or May Not Get Out of It What You Put Into It
Preston is celebrating his birthday and Chris is recovering from a stent in the hospital, but the team still gets together to chat about radio and, on this particular episode, take a random trip down memory lane. Radio Disney finally closes its doors, making the inevitable official and prompting the team to reminisce about their childhoods as budding radio freaks. I heart continues massive layoffs of on air staff and blames Covid, but is Covid really the culprit? Just in time for the holidays, we break down the pros and cons of the various styles of pledge drives and radiothons. Finally, be sure to stay tuned until the end to hear the debut of the new weekly feature that we think you will really enjoy. Welcome to the last month of 2020 on Radio connection live!
December 08, 2020
The Clean Version... Or Not (Uncut)
Chris was away dealing with a family emergency, so Tim joined Jamie, Preston and Ashley to swap stories and share perspectives. They discuss the pros and cons of voice tracking, the so-called "clean" versions of songs that so often become the only versions we know, and Tim goes off on various tirades that lead their discussion to all kinds of unexpected places. Note: As a special treat, we have posted here the "uncut," long-form version of this episode. In the middle of the show, our Zoom meeting ended abruptly, and we had to quickly re-group and continue. You'll hear in this cut everything that transpired between segments.
December 03, 2020
Bonus: Remembering JFK’s Assassination 57 Years Later
Happy Thanksgiving! As we reflect on how thankful we are for the gift of radio, we present to you a special episode to commemorate the 57th anniversary of the assassination of President John F Kennedy, which took place on November 22, 1963. Like stations across the country at that time, KLIF in Dallas, otherwise a top 40 station, was forced to abandon its entire format to cover the news of this horrific event as it took place. Their skill in doing so is nothing short of remarkable. Join us as we take this look back, starting with Chris’s introduction, and remember why we should be thankful every day to have radio available to us.
November 26, 2020
An Attitude of Gratitude
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we recognize what we’re thankful for as radio fans. Stations of all kinds have switched to Christmas music and we share our thoughts on holiday radio. But first, we hear from a listener about a breaking story.
November 26, 2020
Once again, our "News Nuggets" emphasize the stark contrast between big corporate radio and the "little guys." We recap the CMA Awards, which were covered on many stations, but were glaringly absent from others. Jamie introduces us to his return to Sirius XM. If you're listening late at night, in the overnight hours, you may have noticed that something is missing: the overnight DJ. On many stations, that once-faithful all-night companion is gone for good. Does that matter? What is the role of an all-night DJ if not many people are listening during that shift anyway? We discuss, and Chris shares a story that was related to him by one Blair Garner.
November 18, 2020
SiriusXM streaming review
Chances are if you have a car, you have a SiriusXM subscription. But maybe you want to listen outside the car, well they thought of that too. On this mini podcast episode, will be talking about the SiriusXM streaming app.
November 11, 2020
Where Have All the DJS Gone?
It has been a bittersweet week in the world of radio. Entercom and Urban One have announced a major trade-off, a few format changes have been announced, and EMF has dropped K-Love Classics with the promise of more and better things in 2021. But then there are the budget cuts at iHeart. In the midst of an economy already laden with increasing unemployment and decreasing resources, iHeart stations across the country have put an axe through their local talent pool. What does this mean, why is it happening, and where do we go from here? Is it really #BecauseCovid or is that just an excuse? We go through the cuts and respond to them. Time to get real.
November 10, 2020
Bonus: Election 2020 Recap... So Far
So, yesterday was Election Day--that day when every politically-minded person in the US is glued to their TV or radio, listening to the seemingly endless stream of commentary as they wait for the results to come in from each state, as if it were the scoreboard of the World Series. Beginning at 6 PM Eastern, Jamie, Chris and Preston divided and conquered as they listened to stations and networks from around the country to see how each station was covering the events of Election Night. Join us as we recap the good, the bad and the ugly. Later, Tim joins in to add his unique take.
November 05, 2020
Where the Past Meets the Present
Tim O'Connor makes another guest appearance on the show, and in a blast from RCL's past, Jamie lets him host. You see, Tim hosted RCL in 2015 and 2016 when it aired live on KJSC Radio. With Tim back in the host's chair and Chris away, the crew goes all over the board as they have a freewheeling conversation about pretty much anything and everything. Be sure to listen until the end to hear an outtake for the ages! Also, listen to the original 2015 intro at the beginning of the show. After 5 years, can you recognize that voice?
November 04, 2020
All digital a.m. mini cast
TheFCC has approved a proposal that would allow a.m. radio stations to go all digital. What does that mean to you?
October 28, 2020
Alexa, Replace My Radio?
Heresy, you say? Perhaps, but it's true. Streaming is quickly putting an end to the need for terrestrial radio in its traditional form, and that may not be such a bad thing after all. Jamie shares what he's been learning from his experiment with only listening to streamed radio, and we discuss. Also, Preston gets us ready for November 2, a day of changes for some of the most historic radio stations in the world. Finally, Jamie shows us in so many ways that he's cooler than the rest of us. He wasn't satisfied with merely playing for us his appearance on this week's Kim Komando Show. He also related his many experiences inside a radio studio, the time he suddenly found himself going to dinner with one of the most-loved broadcasters in the Tampa Bay market, the time he was given a very special gift by a broadcaster he loved, and much more. Are you jealous yet? We certainly are!
October 26, 2020
Odyssey adventure club review
In this mini cast, Jamie will be reviewing the odyssey adventure club mobile app
October 20, 2020
Radio: It's Personal
For many years, when RCL was a live show, we ended each episode by playing Alan Jackson's "Thank God for the Radio." In this beautiful, simple song, Jackson gives thanks for the faithful companion that is with him "on the wrong end of the highway, when the long night has no end." As it is with Alan Jackson, so it is with all of us. Yes, we do our "news nuggets" and give our opinions on the latest goings on in the radio industry. But when you get down to it, radio is personal to us. And, if you think about it, we're sure it's just as personal to you. So, after updating you on the week's news and riffing a bit on heritage call letters, Jamie, Chris and Preston open up and share their stories of personal encounters with the broadcasters they had grown to love. Whether it was Jamie calling into a morning show as one of its DJ's was having a very emotional moment or Chris being completely taken by surprise by seeing at a concert the lady whose voice he woke up to every morning since he could remember hearing a radio, this show was nostalgia at its most emotional. Then, Jamie shares an experiment he is conducting and we talk about possible results. If you want to see a side of some of the RCL crew you may not have known existed, tune into this roller coaster ride of an episode! Note: We dedicate this episode to Laurie DeYoung of WPOC in Baltimore. "Miss Laurie," as she was known by Chris throughout his early childhood, celebrated her 35th anniversary of broadcasting in Baltimore—all on the same station! Why do we single her out? Listen and find out!
October 19, 2020
Nice Sound If You can Get It
The shake-ups continue across the country, particularly in the lineups of talk stations. This inspires Chris to make up the name of a new format that may or may not exist. The FCC makes news worth noting—and, surprisingly, we like it. Jamie asks us if we've ever seriously thought about the sensitivity of our radio antennas. Admittedly, most of us haven't, but a good discussion ensues anyway. We take up some pretty weighty questions: Of what use is the AM band? Are radio antennas even relevant anymore? Are AM/FM radios quickly becoming a thing of the past? Has the smart speaker taken the place of the surround-sound radio as the listening apparatus of choice? Finally, it's often said that radio is "theatre of the mind." How does this translate to the way we enjoy sports? Lots to think about on this week's episode! Remember: We're giving our Facebook fans a special look behind-the-scenes as we stream our recording session next Monday, October 19, at 3 PM Eastern. Be sure to like Radio Connection Live on Facebook to get notified when we go live!
October 13, 2020
The Return of the Radio Veteran
Tim O'Connor, former host of the show and veteran of terrestrial radio, joins us to tell stories of radio's past and provide his unique insights on radio's present. We revisit the land of format changes with a closer look at change that directly challenged one of the most established stations of its kind in the world. Then, what is a programming philosophy, and how is it developed? Tim shares his thoughts with the team.
October 05, 2020
Might As Well Face It, You're Addicted to... What?
EMF is at it again, acquiring more stations to bring under the huge umbrella that is K-Love. iHeart adds one more 24/7 network to their portfolio. "News Nuggets" are making waves in various markets, reminding us once again that all radio is, in the end, local. Also, this week's show is a journey of discovery for the panel, as we confess to you and each other our healthy--or perhaps unhealthy--radio addictions. Finally, we take a closer look at the Cristian radio format, and give our local stations the love they deserve. Make sure to listen carefully for this week's trivia question. Email us if you know the answer!
September 28, 2020
Of Formats, Festivals and Flamethrowers: RCL for the Week of 9-21-20
This week, a well-executed format change to a very well-executed format in Atlanta inspires the team to talk about what makes a good format change--and, for that matter, what makes a good format. We de-brief the iHeart Music Festival and the ACM Awards, both of which were presented very differently, for better or for worse. Our old friends at iHeart and Cumulus become the topic of conversation yet again as we talk about how similar they really are. The trivia question from last week's podcast is answered and a new one is asked. If you know the answer, email email@example.com!
September 21, 2020
Oh Entercom, What Have You Done?: Radio Connection Live for the Week of September 16, 2020
This week we remember the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks by listening to a powerful montage of New York City's radio landscape as stations there tried to bring to their listeners events that their own broadcasters were struggling to grapple with. The past week has been filled with "news nuggets," and we break them all down. We then discuss our favorite innovations in radio, pro and con. Be sure to listen till the end to hear Chris's radio trivia question! If you know the answer, email us! Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/radioconnectionlive Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/rclthepodcast Email your feedback: firstname.lastname@example.org
September 17, 2020
Radio connection live for the week of September 7, 2020
In today’s program, format changes are plenty, format changes galore. That’s what we’re talking about this week.
September 07, 2020
Bonus: Salem, Charlie Kirk, and... What About Prager?
Chris rides solo on this mini-episode about a breaking story involving one of his favorite syndicators: the Salem Radio Network. They've added a new show to their lineup, but its time slot conflicts directly with one of their own shows--which, by the way, is arguably the most popular show on that network. Chris offers some listener perspective and asks, "What's going on?" Plus, a postscript on a breaking story from Baltimore with comments that only a Marylander can provide. Chris is out of town next week, but he just couldn't stay away from the mic while these stories were being tweeted out. So, in the words of Salem's newest talk show host, "Buckle up, everybody; here we go!" Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/radioconnectionlive Follow us on Twitter: @rclthepodcast Email us: email@example.com
September 02, 2020
Radio Connection Live for the Week of August 31, 2020
In memory of the late, great Herman Cain, we begin a new RCL tradition: Each of our radio news stories will now be known as "news nuggets." Chris has some exciting announcements about the future of RCL, we discuss what Covid-19 has taught us about radio, and Ashley joins us from Nashville as our newest team member. All that and more on this week's episode of Radio Connection Live! Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/radioconnectionlive Follow us on Twitter: @rclthepodcast Email your feedback: firstname.lastname@example.org
August 31, 2020
Radio Connection Live test recording Via Zoom
On this short segment of RCL, we discuss what we'll be talking about on our next episode! We even tell you how we're going to use Zoom to take your interactions moving forward! Contact info will be given out on the Radio Connection facebook, so make sure you liked the page if you haven't yet! Thanks for listening, and please keep spreading the word! See you tomorrow (08/31) for a brand new RCL via Zoom!!!:-)
August 30, 2020
Radio connection live hurricane preparedness special
How can radio protect you in a hurricane? What are the best radios? We tackle all these questions and more on this radio connection special.
August 29, 2020
Radio connection live for the week of August 24, 2020
This week, we’re talking about iHeartMedia’s black information network, we’re also going to be discussing the iHeartRadio music awards and how they’ll be held this year, and more.
August 24, 2020
Radio connection live for the week of August 21, 2020
Today on a special podcast, our friends AJ, and Adam, will join host Jamie, to talk about the future of radio, and more.
August 21, 2020
Radio connection live for the week of August 17, 2020
This week the best and worst talkshows to call into. Our friend Ashlee joins us as a special guest, plus will be looking into does live in local really mean great radio? You don’t want to miss this weeks podcast.
August 17, 2020
Radio connection live August 10, 2020
This week, we welcome an old friend back to the show, our buddy Chris Nusbaum joins the panel this week. There’s gonna be some great conversation, and most importantly will have a look at the latest radio news. You don’t want to miss it.
August 10, 2020
Radio connection hurricane preparedness special
It’s hurricane season, are you prepared? Join Jamie T, and special guest AJ Bowen, as they talk about hurricane preparedness, as a relates to your radio.
August 08, 2020
Radio connection life for the week of August 6, 2020
Today, Rochester got a mix, but it’s a soft makes this time, and we’re going to be asking the question what makes a good radio, and our good friend AJ Bowman stops by, and we’re gonna be talking about weather in versions that can get you more radio stations over the air.
August 08, 2020
Radio connection live July 23rd 2020
This week, I heart media brings back its music festival, a couple of new country themed radio shows are coming to Tampa Bay, and more.
July 23, 2020
Radio connection live for the week of July 16, 2020
Join our special guests Danny, and Tory, as we continue to discuss issues in the world of broadcasting, including radio news involving Nick Cannon, a sports radio network gets a rebrand, and more.
July 16, 2020
Radio connection live for the week of July 3, 2020
This week what’s happening in the world of broadcasting. Plus, why one of the host is no longer a SiriusXM subscriber, and more.
July 03, 2020
Radio connection special black information network
This time around recovering the launch of iHeartMedia’s black information network, a new black new source for radio stations.
June 30, 2020
Satalite radio and more
June 27, 2020
Radio connection live
This is the premier week of radio connection live, with a special guest.
June 26, 2020