Archive for the ‘management’ Category

Mack Nuggets

30Mar19

Here’s what I’ve been on about with Gaz Drinkwater on Fix Radio Manchester lately, including; The Indian blues singer. Why being a radio presenter is like being a stripper. Clint Eastwood movie or condom? Show us your tips. Inappropriate Mother’s Day cards. The truth about caffeine shampoo. Why cyclists is a dirty word. Boob sizes […]


I got the sack from a radio station for what I wrote in my last blog. https://grahammack.wordpress.com/2016/04/24/how-to-get-people-to-call-in-to-radio-stations-again/ Ok, it wasn’t the actual blog that got me fired and the sacking happened a few years ago. I was dismissed for the way I handled on-air phone calls. In the blog, I explained how I now have […]


Air Heads

10Feb16

Today I heard something unusual, a great radio demo.  In all the years I’ve been a radio station Program Director, I can’t remember the last time I heard something this good on a demo. Where are all the real entertainers? Do they stay away from commercial music radio because it’s restrictive and boring? Is blandness being […]


Why do radio stations book the cleaners to come in DURING the Breakfast Show? It’s peak time for listening and the time when the most is going on in there. It’s where the most expensive advertising is sold and is the most important daypart. You can’t win in the ratings during the rest of the […]