Category: Programming

12 Proven Strategies to Grow Ratings

By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting One of the most exciting parts of my job is to work all over the US in many different markets. In this post, I will share the important points that come up most often in market after market. Identifying music is a major benefit to female listeners. When you… read more

All Things Christmas Pandemic Edition 2020

By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting The crisp feel of fall is here and that can only mean one thing; the holidays are just around the corner. Many retail locations are already decorated for the season and soon, hundreds of radio stations across the US will switch to all Christmas programming. With that in mind,… read more

Are Your Personalities ‘Difference Makers’

By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting There’s a lot of noise out there in radio-land these days. Digital. Internet advertising. Podcasting, Apps, Alexa and many others. Now don’t get me wrong, I think that’s all important. Very important. But, we may need to slow down for a second and look at an area that is… read more

Climb the Ladder in Programming

By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting Want to climb the ladder in Programming? Bring these five ideas to a sales meeting. I recently attended a webinar that featured NY real estate magnate and Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran. She was most impressive and discussed many things about the sales process that related to the radio… read more

The Lost Art of Air Checking

By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting If you are a regular reader of my articles, there’s one thing you know for sure; I believe in being “brilliant with the basics.” One of the most basic (and important) jobs a PD can do is critique talent. But with today’s busy PD schedules, this often gets ignored…. read more

All Things Christmas…

By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting The crisp feel of fall is here and that can only mean one thing; the holidays are just around the corner. Many retail locations are already decorated for the season and soon, hundreds of radio stations across the US will switch to all Christmas programming. With that in mind,… read more