Jennifer Keiper: stellar news pro

Jennifer Keiper does news on WLS-AM and has had a long and successful radio news career. She talks about working at WLS; how the Internet has affected radio; how she got into the radio biz; her uncle's voiceover career; how she's been able to survive and thrive, being news director at WLS and public affairs director at B96; how she got a job at Fox News Radio; why network news is hard; the difference between doing national and local news; how reporting helps her be a better anchor; the stories she's covered; why she likes working with the Steve Dahl Show; how she remains objective about news and avoids opinions about stories; the difference between radio and TV; Fox News Radio's quality control; why she likes creating newscasts; effective writing; how she learned a lot from Karen Hand at B96; her early career; leaving WBBM Newsradio for WLS; advice for people who want to work in radio, and more. She also mentions WBBM's David Roe, John Dempsey, Jeff Goldblatt, and Steve Scott.

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Me said...

Is it me ...or is the audio a little low on this podcast?

Anonymous said...

audio is low....?

Margaret Larkin said...

When I first posted it, it seemed to sound fine. But just in case it's too low, I adjusted the levels and reposted it.