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SMRP 69: Devon Shuman; Global Problem, Local Solution

National business has always been a problem for small market broadcasters, but Devon Shuman wants to change that. She’s the senior VP of sales at Gen Media Partners and she has a real passion for small market radio. She shows…

SMRP 68: Lou Vito; Encouraging Law-Breaking

Lou Vito is about as wired in as you can get. The owner of four stations and an active website in Bellefontaine-Urbana, OH, he’s in touch with dozens of broadcasters every single day, and as much as anybody, he has…

SMRP 67: Dick Teimer; Sales & Programming Ideas

In this episode, we talk with a true idea factory. Dick Teimer is the guy behind the popular Time Capsule radio feature, and as such he is in constant touch with creative broadcasters all around the continent — and he…

SMRP 66: Ideas from the Swaps, Pt. 2

A couple of weeks ago, The Small Market Radio Newsletter sponsored a couple of “Idea Swap” webinars, in which about 100 broadcasters each time shared ideas about coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. Continuing from our 4/22 episode, host Jay Mitchell…

SMRP 65: Ideas from the Swaps, Pt. 1

A couple of weeks ago, The Small Market Radio Newsletter sponsored a couple of “Idea Swap” webinars, in which about 100 broadcasters each time shared ideas about coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. For this outing, host Jay Mitchell picks some…

SMRP 64: Mary Quass

Mary Quass, founder and CEO of NRG Media, doesn’t let her lofty position in the industry get in the way of the fact that she is a true “radio rat,” who loves and understands this business like few others. Jay…

SMRP 63: Pat Bryson; Abundance of Caution

We revisit our discussion with Pat Bryson concerning the steps broadcasters can take to help their advertisers survive and thrive. In this part of the discussion, Pat gets specific about why this is so important and specifically how to accomplish…

SMRP 62: Hugh Price; A Tale of Two Broadcasters

This time out, we’re talking equipment with Hugh Price, sales coordinator at Broadcasters General Store (BGS), a favorite vendor of small-market broadcasters. Hugh talks about ways that priorities have shifted since the pandemic, and what we need to do to…

SMRP 61: Ron Stone; Just the Facts

Ron Stone, CEO of the Adams Radio Group, has an idea to, as he says, “bring independent broadcasters to the table.” He just might be onto something that would benefit our particular segment of the radio industry. Listen, and decide…