Radio Producer's Handbook

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Two award-winning major market producers present the definitive how-to guide for producing a radio show, explaining every duty a radio producer is expected to perform. With refreshing honesty and the humorous flair of professional radio comedy writers, the authors reveal how to get one's professional foot in the radio door, book celebrity guests, craft great interviews, come up with ideas, create great phone segments, write and pitch material, and cope with the pressure that accompanies producing a show in ...
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Overview


Two award-winning major market producers present the definitive how-to guide for producing a radio show, explaining every duty a radio producer is expected to perform. With refreshing honesty and the humorous flair of professional radio comedy writers, the authors reveal how to get one's professional foot in the radio door, book celebrity guests, craft great interviews, come up with ideas, create great phone segments, write and pitch material, and cope with the pressure that accompanies producing a show in progress.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581153880
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,144,957
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.01 (d)

Meet the Author


Rick Kaempfer was the executive producer of The John Records Landecker Show on WJMK Chicago from 1993 to 2003.

John Swanson is the executive producer of "The Eric & Kathy Show" on WTMX Chicago. They both live in Chicago.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Ch. 1 The wonderful world of radio 3
Ch. 2 Booking celebrity guests 11
Ch. 3 Crafting a great interview 26
Ch. 4 Coming up with ideas 36
Ch. 5 Creating a great phone segment 46
Ch. 6 Writing for radio 61
Ch. 7 Pitching material and planning a show 72
Ch. 8 Maximizing your time 82
Ch. 9 Pre-game show 95
Ch. 10 Showtime : a day in a life 105
Ch. 11 Remote broadcasts 117
Ch. 12 Laying down an educational base 129
Ch. 13 Getting your foot in the door 138
Ch. 14 Taking advantage of your opportunity 149
Ch. 15 Final preparations 156
Ch. 16 Becoming chairman of the board 165
Ch. 17 Digital editing 176
Ch. 18 Creating an audio library 181
Ch. 19 The proeducer ladder 193
Ch. 20 Future careers for ex-producers 200
App. A Glossary of radio terms 207
App. B Schools with student-run radio stations (by region) 212
App. C Sample celebrity interview prep sheet 222
App. D Sample prep sheet - The Larry & Mary Show 225
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