radio http://tspr.org en The Future of Commercial Radio News http://tspr.org/post/future-commercial-radio-news <p>The Shop Talk panelists discuss <a href="http://rtdna.org/article/radio_must_evolve_for_audiences_new_journalists" target="_blank">a column by RTDNA Chairman Vincent Duffy</a>, who said he is worried about the future of commercial radio news for three reasons:</p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 15:19:43 +0000 Rich Egger 33342 at http://tspr.org The Future of Commercial Radio News Media Jobs = Low Pay http://tspr.org/post/media-jobs-low-pay <p>The Shop Talk panelists discuss a recent item on the <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/jacquelynsmith/2013/02/28/13-surprisingly-low-paying-jobs/" target="_blank">Forbes website</a> that lists reporters and announcers among the 13 surprisingly low-paid jobs.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The magazine used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It found the mean annual income for reporters and correspondents is $43,640. The bottom 10% make $20,000.</p><p>The mean annual income for radio and television announcers is $40,510. The bottom 10% make $17,150.</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 00:06:37 +0000 Rich Egger 29931 at http://tspr.org Media Jobs = Low Pay Finding a Niche for Local Radio Stations http://tspr.org/post/finding-niche-local-radio-stations <p>The panelists talk about the trend toward hyperlocal coverage for small radio stations.<br><br>An article in the Naperville Sun highlighted several stations in the Fox River Valley that have succeeded by focusing on their own specific community rather than trying to attract the larger audience that's possible in the Chicago area.&nbsp; Station personnel feel they know their listeners -- and their listeners know them.<br> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 19:55:11 +0000 Rich Egger 20355 at http://tspr.org Finding a Niche for Local Radio Stations