The Radio Fam Podcast

The Radio Fam Podcast

Nerdy conversations about surviving in the radio broadcasting industry. Do we really have faces for radio? Find out by watching our episodes on YouTube!

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July 29, 2022 47 min

Danny Vigil tells us how he started out as a jaded radio listener, then found himself not only working in the industry, but becoming passionate about setting an example for the next generation of producers.

Connect with Danny V:

  • Instagram: @HiimDannyV
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    Ryan Smetzer, one of the most supportive of his fellow radio fam (and we love him for it!)  brings us perspective about how building and maintaining a radio audience is much like a church congregation.


    Connect with Ryan:

  • RyanSmetzer.com
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    July 15, 2022 47 min



    Connect with Aubrey:

  •  Instagram: @aubreyx1039
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    July 8, 2022 6 min

    No guest this week, but let's check in! :)

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    July 1, 2022 37 min

    Aaronee brings some EXCELLENT advice in how sales, programming, and promotions should work together. Also, contract negotiating tips as well as how to do promotions on a budget!

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    June 24, 2022 45 min

    Danny Romero (Blind DJ Dan, as heard on Elvis Duran & The Morning Show) tells the story of his love for creating morning radio at an early age, the power of networking, and taking chances by simply asking for opportunities. 

    Connect with Danny:

  • Twitter: @RomeroOnAir

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    Alphabet Radio 🏳️‍🌈 Featuring Radio Queers, Queens, & everyone in between! Aneesh talks about how coming out is a process, learning to be a better person through volunteer work, and his real life Gay Agenda 💕 [Linktr.ee/cafe3g]

    Connect with Aneesh:

  • Linktr.ee/neeshiminaj
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    June 17, 2022 48 min

    After being laid off due to budget cuts and syndication, Nina Blanco is learning how powerful her personal brand really is! From asking for opportunities for herself to asking her network give back to her community.

    Connect with Nina:

  • Instagram: @TheNinaBlanco
  • Linktr.ee/theninablanco
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    https://www.theradiofam.com/blogs/default-blog/proof-that-being-ourselves-sincerely-helps-others

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    Alphabet Radio 🏳️‍🌈 Featuring Radio Queers, Queens, & everyone in between! Miguel talks about how authenticity builds community, code-switching, and the “gay drama” of coming out as a teen in high school 💕 [Linktr.ee/cafe3g]

    Connect with Miguel:

  • Linktr.ee/miguelfuller
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    June 10, 2022 28 min

    Looking for job can feel a lot like dating. Freddy Mac details his journey of highs and lows in navigating the radio job market and trusting his gut when things don't quite feel right.

    Connect with Freddy Mac:

  • djfreddymac.com
  • Instagram: @freddymaconair
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    Alphabet Radio 🏳️‍🌈 Featuring Radio Queers, Queens, & everyone in between! Matt discusses being true to yourself, adapting based on markets, and Southern Margaritas 🍹 [Linktr.ee/cafe3g]

    Connect with Matt:

  • Linktr.ee/mattmony
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    Cassie discusses her job’s incredible response to her transition, her very first Pride Month, and the importance of TikTok as a Broadcasting tool 💕  [Linktr.ee/cafe3g] 🏳️‍🌈 Alphabet Radio Episode 2 🏳️‍🌈 Featuring Radio Queers, Queens, & everyone in between.

    Connect with Cassie:

  • Instagram: @hashtagcassie
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    Alphabet Radio 🏳️‍🌈 Featuring Radio Queers, Queens, & everyone in between! Stevie talks about how his love of wrestling sparked his “gay awakening,” coming out to his family, and how being a member of the community helps him connect with his audience 💕 [Linktr.ee/cafe3g]

    Connect with Stevie:

  • Instagram: @itmestevieprice
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    June 3, 2022 35 min

    How do you get a radio job in 2022? Do what Eryn Cooper did. Create a brand, use social media to market your skills... She says is best in this episode "I need to start generating the content that I want people to hire me to do"

    Connect with Eryn:

  • OnAirWithEryn.com
  • Instagram: @onairwitheryn
  • TikTok: @onairwitheryn
  • Eryn on YouTube
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    May 27, 2022 40 min

    Shawn Tempesta is back to talk with us about why radio companies are now content companies and how that ties into our personal and station brands. 

    Connect with Shawn:  

  • ShawnTempesta.com
  • Instagram: @ShawmTempesta
  • Twitter: @ShawnTempesta
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    May 20, 2022 33 min

    Do you ever notice how most radio station websites and apps are unusable? There's something called User Experience Design and User Interface Design (UX / UI Design) that would help with this. I was excited to learn that Ray has taken this route while doing radio on the side. More radio people should be the ones behind fixing these awful platforms.

    Connect with Ray:

  • Instagram: @bigray826
  • Linktr.ee/bigray826
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    A candid conversation with Lindsay about life in authenticity, radio struggle.... and (yay) more shows-PM Drive talk!

    Connect with Lindsay: 

  • LifewithLindsayRadio.com
  • Instagram: @lindsayyonair 
  • Twitter: @LindsayyOnAir
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    We sit down with Eliott King of Westwood One's Eliott & Nina to talk about his radio journey into a brand new syndicated night show. 

    Connect with Eliott:

  • Linkin.bio/eliottking 
  • TikTok, Snapchat & Twitter: @EliottKing
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    April 29, 2022 34 min

    We walk through Mollie Kendrick's 'magical' journey through radio. Her drive and creativity is admirable and how she makes each situation work for herself is inspiring.

    Connect with Molllie:

  • Instagram: @mollieonair
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    April 22, 2022 40 min

    So excited to welcome our first guest from outside of the United States! Khaled Soltan joins The Radio Fam Podcast from all the way over in Qatar. He's another person 'doing radio' the way he wants through podcasting and understands the importance of building a community.   

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    Connect with Khaled Soltan:

  • Instagram: @thekhaleds...
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