27 Mar 2020

Quarantine with a toddler for the next 21 days is a daunting prospect. In the few days we have been self-isolating my 3-year-old has commandeered the house and has both parents m...

27 Mar 2020

Radio is real. 

The people on the radio are real.

The conversations are real.

The guests are real.

The listeners are real.

The emotions are real.

The reactions on radio are real.


25 Mar 2020

In the last two weeks I’ve shared some thoughts on developing a media career, approaches to being a media professional and spotting the gaps in a crisis.

The mantra ‘Don’t Be Kak,...

25 Mar 2020

"A crisis like COVID-19 is big enough to suck the oxygen out of all other news events. ALL OF THEM."

Although we are not there yet, there is a point of saturation for readers, vie...

25 Mar 2020

"If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door”  Milton Berle

One of my fondest radio memories, as a ten-year old, is listening to 702 on a Saturday afternoon while lunching with my...

22 Mar 2020

"Don’t be surprised if those broadcasters that return from the virus “front-lines” will be the ones telling the stories and turning a crisis into a career

Not since World War Two...

21 Mar 2020

Sometimes the original medium still has the impact and reach required.

As a media trainer I spend a lot of time talking to radio people about expanding their linear platform think...

21 Mar 2020

Check out the following tips so, that like Mr Visage, you don't touch someone's studio!

As a broadcaster, I’m sure you’ve heard that sharing headphones is more of a bacterial brea...

"Stories are our way of sharing, dealing and documenting the way people behave, think and act."

It’s always darkest before the dawn, according to Florence and the Machine, and in...

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