3.29.2010

Steve Cochran: radio broadcaster and comedian

I talk with Steve Cochran, who has a show on WGN radio in Chicago, about standup comedy, the elements of humor, what makes a good radio show, Howard Stern, Steve Dahl, Jonathan Brandmeier, the future of radio, talent, and contracts.

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http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG19.mp3

3.24.2010

Mark Carman Goes to Kansas City

I talk with sports producer and broadcaster Mark Carman, who's been on this podcast before, about his new gig in Kansas City at KCSP-AM, right before he goes on Chicago Tribune Live, a TV sports show.

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http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG18.mp3

3.17.2010

Garry Meier: Radio Legend

Garry Meier, who's worked in Chicago radio for years and has been with two of the most popular duos (Steve Dahl and Roe Conn) on American radio, talks about his career at WCKG, WLS, WLUP, and his current gig at WGN in Chicago.

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http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG17.mp3

3.13.2010

Phil Rosenthal: Successful Journalist and Columnist

Phil Rosenthal, who's a columnist with the Chicago Tribune, talks about his newspaper-writing career; where he thinks the newspaper business is headed and what he thinks of online media; why Jay Leno and Jamie Farr called him; how he met Johnny Carson, David Letterman, Lorena Bobbitt, and Vendela; and what advice he has for people who want to go into journalism. He also admits that he's been very lucky and is very grateful to have a great job.

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http://radiogirl.us/audio/RG16.mp3