Radio on Main Street Podcast featuring Mark Gross, Highdive Advertising

In this week’s episode, Erica Farber chats with newly appointed Chief Judge for the 2017 Radio Mercury Awards, Mark Gross, founder and creative director at Highdive Advertising.

Mark will share his plans for this year’s competition, what it took to win three Best in Show Radio Mercury Awards, and how anything is possible on the Radio.

Radio on Main Street Podcast featuring Doug Levy, Univision Communications

In this episode of Radio on Main Street, RAB’s President and CEO Erica Farber talks with Doug Levy, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Univision Local Media Chicago.  In this week’s podcast, Erica visits with Doug regarding the Chicago Radio Town Hall, a collaborative effort on the part of Chicago’s radio broadcasters to demonstrate radio’s unique power to reach the massive Chicago listening audience.

Radio on Main Street Podcast featuring Mark Gray, Katz Radio Group

In this episode of Radio on Main Street, RAB President and CEO Erica Farber visits with Mark Gray, President of Katz Radio Group.  Katz Radio Group has the largest reach of any radio representation company in America, representing more than 4000 radio stations and thousands of digital platforms.  In this week’s podcast, Mark talks about the role of a national rep. in today’s media world, radio’s end-of-year revenue story and his forecast for 2017.

Radio on Main Street Podcast featuring Gordon Borrell, Borrell Associates

In this episode of Radio on Main Street, RAB’s Senior Vice President of Professional Development Jeff Schmidt sits in for Erica Farber and visits with Borrell Associates CEO, Gordon Borrell. Borrell Associates is a research firm that tracks and analyzes trends in local advertising. In this week’s podcast, Gordon talks about the opportunities for radio in local online advertising, the forecast for local online in 2017 and emerging opportunities in the coming year for advertisers and broadcasters.

Radio on Main Street Podcast featuring Tom Buono, BIA/Kelsey

This week, we sit down for a look at the year ahead with Tom Buono, Founder and President of BIA/Kelsey, a local marketing and advertising research and management consulting company.

RAB’s Dave Casper caught up with Tom following the release of their 2017 Local Advertising forecast. You’ll hear what’s on the horizon for local media, BIA/Kelsey’s forecast for Radio and trends to watch for in 2017.

Radio on Main Street Podcast featuring Beth Neuhoff, Neuhoff Media

In this episode, RAB President and CEO Erica Farber talks with Beth Neuhoff.  Beth is the CEO of Neuhoff Media.  She sat down with Erica following the recently held Rising Through Ranks where Beth shared her thoughts on having difficult conversations.

Radio on Main Street Podcast featuring Ruth Gaviria, Entercom Communications

In this episode, RAB President and CEO Erica Farber speaks with Ruth Gaviria.  Ruth is the CMO of Entercom Communications.  She is a passionate marketer who brings tremendous brand management and media expertise to her trailblazing role at Entercom.  You’ll hear directly from her – how radio’s local connections combined with smart integrated marketing across all platforms, and flawless implementation are encouraging advertisers to get to know radio and ensure it’s in their total media strategy.

Radio on Main Street Podcast featuring Seth Resler, Jacobs Media

In this episode of Radio on Main Street, RAB President and CEO Erica Farber sits down at the recently held Morning Show Bootcamp with Seth Resler.  Resler is the Digital Dot Connector at Jacobs Media.  He’s a podcasting veteran with extensive experience in online marketing.  In his conversation with Erica, he talks about who is right for podcasting, how to go about doing it and explains how the medium is monetized.

Radio on Main Street Podcast featuring Susan Larkin, Cox Media Group

In this episode of Radio on Main Street, RAB President and CEO Erica Farber speaks with Susan Larkin.  Susan is the Regional Vice President at Cox Media Group.  She leads her teams in Orlando and Jacksonville by example and sets the tone for an authentic, kind and collaborative organization.  You’ll hear directly from her – how vision, trust and recognition matter when it comes to leadership and why radio especially matters to our listeners.

Radio on Main Street featuring Carolyn Gilbert, NuVoodoo

In this episode of Radio on Main Street, RAB President and CEO Erica Farber interviews Carolyn Gilbert, president and owner of NuVoodoo Media services.  While Carolyn likes to joke about being the high priestess of NuVoodoo, she takes media research seriously.  NuVoodoo Media Services provides data-driven marketing, programming and content intelligence to the radio industry.  You’ll hear directly from her regarding some listener insights and find out why radio is important to those listeners.