Author Archives: Ina

Traditional Radio vs. Podcasts

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Radio is an enduring and well-loved type of media that most people still have access to in their own homes, whether that’s via a traditional radio receiver, a digital radio or an internet-equipped device. So, if you’re already a fan of this type of media – whether you prefer talk radio, chart hits or obscure […]

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Great Podcasts – Radio on Demand

Odds are if you are someone who listens to radio a lot then you don’t need me to tell you what podcasts are but for anyone out there who may not know by now, they are essentially radio shows on demand. The only real difference is (apart from the fact that they are going out […]

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Classic Radio’s Scariest Moments

The Mercury Theatre The Mercury Theatre on the Air series began in 1938 and was started by the great Orson Welles and has gone on to become one of the most revered radio dramas in history, having been inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1988. Though the show itself didn’t concentrate on haunting […]

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The Best Apps for Radio on Your Smartphone

TuneIn TuneIn is perhaps one of if not the best-known app available on your smartphone for radio and it’s no mystery as to why that is. It’s because of its massive library of stations that it’s so well known, I library that doesn’t just include the biggest stations globally but more specific ones like sports […]

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How to Set up Your Own Community Radio Station – Part 2

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Take Requests Audience involvement is so important and really helps listeners connect with your shows and your station. Feedback early on can be invaluable, helping to keep you on track and aiming directly towards your target market in the process.

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How to Set up Your Own Community Radio Station – Part 1

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The community radio medium has gone from strength to strength over the past decade. Not only has the medium seen its listenership grow but also the number of actual stations.

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Amazing Radio Facts – Part 2

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The second edition about amazing facts all to do with the radio continues as we once again tune in to some of the most interesting events that have happened over the airways. In part one we saw how important radio was during the war years of WWII, and how the officials of Iceland deemed that […]

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Amazing Radio Facts – Part 1

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It seems as though radio has been around since the dawn of time, but that of course is not true. However, it has been with us through some of the momentous times in history, keeping us abreast of important information and relaying history live on air. Here are some amazing facts all connected with radio […]

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The Secret Life and Lies of Radio

Most local radio is a godsend to a community, it can bring news and information and also can help to bond a community. It brings people together by organizing community events and arranging chat shows on air when local topics can be discussed by the people. However, some radio stations are run more ethically than […]

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