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Dateline: Springfield, MA
Monday, June 6, 2022


LAST CALL: TALKERS 2022 Sellout TODAY! The 25th annual installment of the talk media industry’s longest-running, largest and most important convention, TALKERS 2022, is set for Friday, June 10, 2022 on the campus of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York in association with the prestigious university’s multi-award-winning station WRHU Radio. Its speaker lineup and attendees comprise a “who’s who” of the talk media industry and its agenda will boldly address the most compelling industry issues of the modern era. TODAY (6/3) IS THE FINAL DAY for registering. If you are planning to attend, register quickly (like right now) because this event will be declared an advance sellout at 5:00 pm ET. All registrations are non-refundable, limited to members of the working media, associated industries and communications students and must be taken over the phone with credit card by calling Barbara Kurland at 413-565-5413. All messages left prior to 5:00 pm will be considered eligible and returned as quickly as possible. See the complete up-to-date agenda and information about registration, last minute sponsorship opportunities and hotel accommodations by clicking here.

Monday Memo: Your Podcast Isn’t a Broadcast. “Everyone-who’s-anyone is podcasting,” consultant Holland Cooke observes. “And – like Howard Stern migrating to satellite radio – their content is growing the platform.” Thousands and thousands of hobbyists are podcasting, “some doing quite well, though many sound amateurish compared to the more polished way we professional broadcasters can execute.’ In this week’s column, HC notes how, “for all their rough edges, podcasters are better than broadcasters at one thing podcasts do well.” Read it here.

Pending Business: Local Host vs Facebook. Should an ad read by your local talk show host command a higher CPM than a Facebook ad? Radio sales pro Steve Lapa says absolutely yes, and for a number of reasons. Not the least of which is the host’s credibility, personal touch, and the trust they have built with their audience. Read more here.

Weekend Shootings/Gun Control, January 6 Hearings, the Economy, Russia-Ukraine War, Midterms/Trump & the GOP, Boris Johnson Troubles, Korean Missile Launches Among Top News/Talk Stories Over the Weekend. Gun violence over the weekend that took the lives of five people in Philadelphia and Chattanooga and debate over potential gun legislation; televised congressional hearings on the January 6 Capitol breach to begin on Thursday; the still rising price of gasoline, food and consumer goods and fears of a recession; Russia’s continuing invasion of Ukraine and Vladimir Putin’s warning to the West not to supply Ukraine with weapons; November’s midterm elections and Donald Trump’s influence over the GOP; British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a vote of no confidence by his conservative party over the partygate scandal; and the U.S. and South Korea launch missiles in response to North Korea’s launch of eight missiles were some of the most-talked-about stories on news/talk radio over the weekend, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.

Binnie Media Seeks Radio Talent. Binnie Media in New England is hiring! Locally owned and operated, Binnie Media has radio stations in multiple formats throughout New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont. We are looking for go-getters – proactive talent

with a strong desire to win – individuals who want to be part of a team of hard-working passionate people. We are looking for full-time, part-time, and voice-track air talent; news reporters and writers; producers, promotions pros, and programmers. Please send along your resume, a recent aircheck, and a brief overview of your experiences to VP programming Heath Cole & director of brand operations Michael Czarnecki at hcole@binniemedia.com and mczarnecki@binniemedia.com
Binnie Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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