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That’s the problem with news interviews, you work your tail off to get prominent figures in the news on the radio, but once they’ve been…
Some are pre-taped interviews because maybe we can’t get that person live or maybe we’re not sure it’s going to work out right so we…
In college, I got interested in news because the world was coming apart. The civil rights movement, the antiwar movement, the women’s right movement. That…
I’m still excited at being at a microphone and talking to listeners. I love that. It’s the most basic element of what I do and…
In my case, the listener is often in an automobile driving to work. You can concentrate on the road while still getting an audio message…
Any outfit that has to beg its listeners for money is an organization that has to constantly please its listeners or it will dry up…
The pictures are created by the listener, with a little help from the broadcaster. The pictures are perfect. If you’re showing pictures, different things in…
At a tiny station in New Albany, Indiana, which is right across from the river from Louisville, Kentucky, where I grew up. The Louisville stations…
With radio, the listener absorbs everything.
The radio was my pal. I was just crazy about it.
Public radio has always been so powerless.
People are always ready to admit a man’s ability after he gets there.
Never exaggerate your faults, your friends will attend to that.
It’s also a more personal medium. It seems to go directly to one’s brain. There are no pictures to distract.
If you want anything done well, do it yourself. This is why most people laugh at their own jokes.
I’ve never been able to predict the future of anything.
I was encouraged to read aloud in class and vocalize.
I’m a very straight-laced, conservative news kind of guy.
I wanted to be one of the voices in the box.
I wake about 1 a.m. I’m in the office by 2 a.m. We’re on the air at 5.
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