Ever wondered what it's like to work in the world of Radio? We catch up with broadcasters around the Country who all say that their experience in this industry has been great! The perks, the learning, the experiences (good and bad) - all make working in radio one of the best jobs in the world!
Music Directors, Program Directors, On air music announcers, Breakfast teams, Breakfast show producers and News Readers will all benefit from this Podcast!
It's one big party and you're invited - Grubby (Episode 154)
13 Years on Breakfast radio in Melbourne at one station is a tough ask for any radio personality but Peter "Grubby" Stubbs and Diane "Dee Dee" Dunleavy make it look easy at GOLD 104.3. Both the can be still heard today albeit separately on Melbourne's 3AW they are both a Juggernaut of the industry.
Grubby has some great nostalgic stories to tell on this Podcast and there are some fantastic lessons to learn along the way.
You can't say that on the radio - Leroy Brown (Episode 153)
On Episode 153 it's special Episode on the air heads podcast featuring a topic of conversation that's always in the back of your mind as an announcer. The moment you dread from the moment your career starts... I know of a few announcers that have navigated their long career without this happening to them but I'll be honest they are few and far between...
I'm talking about when you accidentally say F#%K on the radio.
It started at Mount Panarama - Leigh Giolo (Episode 152)
As a Motor Sport nut Leigh was lucky enough to start his career at a Community Radio network based in Bathurst! Seriously... does it get much better? After trying his hand at announcing Leigh was always destined to become a news journalist. There are some great lessons in this podcast if your are looking at news presenting.
Punched by Agro - Ian Skippen (Episode 151)
One of the Juggernauts of Radio in Brisbane is Ian Skippen. Famous for his anchor work with the B105 morning Crew Ian shares some really important radio lessons from working in the Country to the Big city Metro gig. What happened on the day the Jamie Dunn punched him in the studio? Find out on this Podcast.
Then and Now - Leroy Brown (Episode 150)
It was only a few Months ago that I opened my stupid Mouth and told you to show me your old Radio Air Checks and I'll show you mine. It was all set to happen on the 150th Episode of the Air Heads Podcast...
Well that went Quick!
I actually didn't expect you to brave enough to dive into those vaults and pull out the audio you thought you'd buried forever. I guess a promise is a promise... Let me just say one thing in advance. Once you hear this... I can't be unheard.
I woke up with Iggy Pop in my house - John Peters (Episode 149)
If you ever wanted to know what radio was like in the 70's and 80's well there is no better man than John Peters to tell you the stories. In this Episode of the Air Heads Podcast John reflects on Interviewing some of the big names like Elton John and Michael Hutchence and tells the story of how he woke up to Iggy Pop making himself a coffee in his Kitchen. This Episode is a ripper!
Love the radio chat
Lots of radio people love chatting radio but this is also just super interesting to hear about career progression, people’s journeys and resilience in career. Leroy you do a great job!!
Having an interest in Radio , it nice to hear people’s stories, they are different , it always a great listen
Radio nerds need to listen
As someone in the industry I find the insight and ideas fascinating, but it’s the casual, friendly way that Leroy draws this out of his guests tabt nakes it trule enjoyable to listen to. Definitely recommend!