A Millennial Gets It!

Bobby’s B100 is a digital (Internet-only)  radio station that’s keeping the real essence of radio alive. Launching streaming audio from their aptly named URL, B100.FM as a tribute to the legendary radio station in San Diego –  designed by its original architect. Yes, the award-winning, Hall of Fame broadcaster & radio guru Bobby Rich. B100 with its ‘Music & Fun’ theme was the true, raw radio experience that delivered number one ratings in any big city for the first time (1977Read more

more What Radio Is Today – part 2

“RADIO.”  I still love saying that “I am in radio” when meeting people. These are the times we all need to ’embrace change.’ Just about everything is changing. Much of it led by technology. But RADIO still exists, and many stations are doing a good job of changing with the times–while keeping the programming elements that always made it great. When satellite radio (still “radio,” did you notice?) first hit the scene I was concerned. But for the wrong reasons.Read more

What Radio Is Today, commentary-part 1

When I was 12, I went to visit my sister Jan in Seattle. She was a teacher who had graduated from Washington State University in Pullman and her husband was in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps, United States Army. She took me on a drive around the University of Washington intended to encourage me to go to college. That evening, sitting in her car, she said, “so this radio thing… you’re just using that as a stepping stone to TV, right?”Read more