The Small Market Radio Podcast

The Small Market Radio Podcast


Latest Episodes

SMRP 71: Johnny Schad; Reopening Reactions
May 25, 2020

Johnny Schad, along with Debbie Kribell, is the second generation of leadership at SMARTS Broadcast Systems, probably the most popular traffic/billing/automation company among small-market broadcasters. Headquartered in Emmitsburg, IA,

SMRP 70: Ron Stone: After the Radiothon
May 17, 2020

Adams Radio Group CEO Ron Stone is the driving force behind the recent “Radio Cares” radiothon, which raised over $500,000 to feed those put at a disadvantage by the pandemic. Host Jay Mitchell gets an update from Ron about Radio…Read more →

SMRP 69: Devon Shuman; Global Problem, Local Solution
May 01, 2020

National business has always been a problem for small market broadcasters, but Devon Shuman wants to change that. She’s the senior VP of sales at Gen Media Partners and she has a real passion for small market radio. She shows…Read more →

SMRP 68: Lou Vito; Encouraging Law-Breaking
April 29, 2020

Lou Vito is about as wired in as you can get. The owner of four stations and an active website in Bellefontaine-Urbana, OH, he’s in touch with dozens of broadcasters every single day, and as much as anybody, he has…Read more →

SMRP 67: Dick Teimer; Sales & Programming Ideas
April 27, 2020

In this episode, we talk with a true idea factory. Dick Teimer is the guy behind the popular Time Capsule radio feature, and as such he is in constant touch with creative broadcasters all around the continent — and he…Read more →

SMRP 66: Ideas from the Swaps, Pt. 2
April 24, 2020

A couple of weeks ago, The Small Market Radio Newsletter sponsored a couple of “Idea Swap” webinars, in which about 100 broadcasters each time shared ideas about coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. Continuing from our 4/22 episode,

SMRP 65: Ideas from the Swaps, Pt. 1
April 22, 2020

A couple of weeks ago, The Small Market Radio Newsletter sponsored a couple of “Idea Swap” webinars, in which about 100 broadcasters each time shared ideas about coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. For this outing, host Jay Mitchell picks some…Read more →

SMRP 64: Mary Quass
April 20, 2020

Mary Quass, founder and CEO of NRG Media, doesn’t let her lofty position in the industry get in the way of the fact that she is a true “radio rat,” who loves and understands this business like few others. Jay…Read more →

SMRP 63: Pat Bryson; Abundance of Caution
April 17, 2020

We revisit our discussion with Pat Bryson concerning the steps broadcasters can take to help their advertisers survive and thrive. In this part of the discussion, Pat gets specific about why this is so important and specifically how to accomplish…Read ...

SMRP 62: Hugh Price; A Tale of Two Broadcasters
April 17, 2020

This time out, we’re talking equipment with Hugh Price, sales coordinator at Broadcasters General Store (BGS), a favorite vendor of small-market broadcasters. Hugh talks about ways that priorities have shifted since the pandemic,