Unfettered isn’t best

There is a thought that if you have an unrestricted, complete blank sheet, without any parameters or borders to your creativity, then THAT is the best option for you to create. “What would you do with a blank sheet?” I’ve always kicked back a little at the “think outside of the box” brigade- something whichContinue reading “Unfettered isn’t best”

Something radio missed…

It’s well documented that I love radio- it has been my career since leaving school and something I’ve waxed lyrical about from time to time. That doesn’t mean I’m blind to radio’s mistakes, problems and mis-steps. I was reminded of a particular moment the other week on a call I was on, when the issueContinue reading “Something radio missed…”

The 4 basics things the best get right…

It is a common phrase and request… “Get the basics right”. Simple enough, but then what? The answer many forget is you have to continue to get the basics right… consistently day in day out. It’s boring and not the bright new shiny thing, but it is a requirement, even a necessity of long termContinue reading “The 4 basics things the best get right…”

New for old media…

Quick and short, down and dirty observation from me on the US election coverage as I sit here watching and listening. At time of writing no results are in. Firstly, hands up. I’m a news junkie and I’ve mentioned before in a previous blog post that The Daily from the New York Times is oneContinue reading “New for old media…”

And that’s radio too…

We need a new term. We need a new word- but also we don’t. The one we have works fine- we just need to update what it means a bit. Radio is called radio based on the delivery mechanism- radio waves. It’s not the most efficient terminology to describe the art and science of radioContinue reading “And that’s radio too…”