Houston’s Morning Show carefully chronicles the wild and sometimes wacky twists and turns of The Hudson & Harrigan Show and pulls back the curtain so readers can experience for themselves the demands and rewards of anchoring a blockbuster, major-market team show.
Legend of the Salad Traveler is a lighthearted story of a salad that weighs 5.5 ounces, and it decides to go on vacation; a man unexpectedly ends up in the shower and tells you he knows how to find it. Just make sure you keep enough rocks in your pocket. This is a story of epic proportions - well not epic, but whimsical proportions.
A short and exceptionally powerful book cited by high achievers in the world of radio as a must read. Full of techniques, ideas and trade secrets, Walking On-Air is a motivational and inspiring read for professionals and newcomers to the industry, particularly in the UK.
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
Want to become a professional broadcaster? Are you one already - but find your career is stalling?
This book covers all the fields the professional broadcaster is likely to encounter. From winning the audition to advanced broadcast techniques. Written by the MD of the specialized broadcast training company, the Broadcast Development Group.
Nicky Weaver has quit the insurance biz, as we last saw him in Orrie Hitt's first 1954 novel, I'LL CALL EVERY MONDAY. Nicky sets his sights on radio advertising and DJing, building up a small station in a small town into something profitable, and something he can take for himself. Even if means murder. There are women issues, all wantons wenches!