Category: Podcast

SMRP 28: Social Media Expert Katie Wagner | Bob & Ray Teach Interview Skills

With all the negative attention on Facebook — users jumping ship, market value plunging, new privacy revelations almost daily — should you get out, too? Katie Wagner’s eponymous company advises Fortune 500 clients on social media, and in this week’s interview, some…

SMRP 27: Paul Tinkle, Pt. 2 | PowerPoint Pointers

This week we conclude our interview with radio renaissance man Paul Tinkle. This week Paul discusses the future of AM, great community service, appreciating his staff, and how radio companies can avoid the fate of iHeart and Cumulus. In our Management…

SMRP 26: Paul Tinkle | Facebook Falters

In this episode, Jay Mitchell resumes his hosting duties after a bout with a particularly vicious cold. But it’s worth the wait, because this week’s guest is a real “get” – small market broadcaster and industry leader Paul Tinkle, who…

SMRP 25: “Dr.” Phil Bernstein | Practice Makes Perfect | Becoming a Digital Hero

In this supersized episode, Jay interviews “Dr.” Phil Bernstein, who bills himself as “America’s Finest Advertising, Marketing, and Media Consultant.” Phil is not only a consultant, but a student of sales who is constantly improving his knowledge of the craft so…

SMRP 24: Bud Walters Pt. 2 | Handling Objections

This week, host Jay Mitchell and prominent broadcaster Bud Walters conclude their discussion, focusing on translators, translator interference, music licensing, NextRadio and other distribution platforms. This week we feature a Sales Tip with a colorful way one guy handles objections —…

SMRP 23: Bud Walters Pt. 1 | Dave Crooks Promo Check

This week, SMRN Publisher Jay Mitchell talks to group owner and industry leader Bud Walters in Part 1 of a wide-ranging interview that touches on everything from operating a successful small market group to the single biggest challenge facing broadcasters…

SMRP 22: Dave Crooks | Emergency Mismanagement

In this week’s podcast, host Jay Mitchell talks with group broadcaster Dave Crooks about selling, sales management, and good community service – including a surprising example of courage under fire. This week’s.Last Word deals with the sorry state of emergency…

SMRN 21: Jim Bohanon | Auctions | “Six Degrees”

In this episode of the Small-Market Radio Podcast, host Jay Mitchell interviews the interviewer’s interviewer, Jim Bohannon, who reveals he’s not that far from his small-market roots. Jim shares some anecdotes from his career, talks about his show-prep process, and…