Posts Tagged ‘AM’

Radio Ga Ga

16Apr18

Is radio finished? I never listen to the radio anymore. I listen to a lot of radio stations but not on a device that picks up broadcast audio through AM, FM or DAB. I listen online. At work, I listen through a PC, at home though my iMac, my Macbook, or my Amazon Echo. In […]


If you still buy a physical newspaper, you are either old or don’t have access to the internet. I can’t remember the last time I bought one, or even read one on actual paper. I get all of my news online. I realised this week that I’ve done the same with radio. In the car, […]


Meetings are not work, they are just talking about work. I once worked at a radio station where I did the breakfast show for four hours then went into a half hour meeting about the show. That was followed by a half hour meeting about the next day’s show, then there was the daily production […]


In 1995, the thing that frightened me the most when I started doing nights on the air at 2GO was ratings. At my first two radio jobs, 2PK and 5SE, they only did ratings surveys every few years and I hadn’t been at either station during a ratings sweep. I THOUGHT I was pretty good […]


It’s funny how things that used to be impressive aren’t any more but things that used to be normal are now regarded as amazing. In 1993, my fellow students and I at the Australian Film Television and Radio School were gob smacked when we were shown a digital four-track audio recorder and editor. We could […]