The Power of Radio People

On this Labor Day weekend, I thought it would be appropriate to reflect on the human asset that is often lost in the "business" of radio.

Radio people.

I've been on the outs with consolidators from the very beginning because I sensed that they coveted franchises more than the people who built them. And I said it loud and proud when I owned Inside Radio for many years.

In fairness, at the beginning, I was a "lonely boy" -- to borrow a phrase from Andrew Gold.

The can-do spirit of radio people kicked into high gear even from the beginning when consolidators made promises to them that they couldn't keep. They&hellip