Posts Tagged ‘Contract’

When is a deal not a deal? At one UK radio station where I worked, after presenting the Breakfast show for about three years, I was told I was being moved to the afternoon Drive program. I still had about a year left on my contract, which clearly stated that the job was, “Breakfast show […]


Sometimes you get help from the most unlikely source. Getting sacked is an occupational hazard in radio. Well, you don’t actually get fired, what happens is your contract isn’t renewed. The result is the same though, so there’s no point in being in denial about it, you’re sacked. Some people see being fired as a […]


In March 1999, I was three months into an eighteen month contract at BRMB in Birmingham. It wasn’t going well. My boss had been ignoring me for the last few weeks. Prior to that, he’d made it very clear that he didn’t like what I did on the air. I’d heard that when he fired […]