Author: Frank Absher

Radio History: Bugs Henderson holds spot in radio lore

One recent day I was writing in my home office when a song came on the Internet radio that grabbed my attention. Bugs Henderson wrote it. He was singing about a disc jockey that made a huge impression on his life. My curiosity got the best of me and I set out to learn more

Work In Radio? Why?

What advice would you give to someone who’s ready to graduate and who wants a job in broadcasting? What advice would you give to someone who has been “downsized” out of a media job and is looking for another gig? It appears that today’s jobs in media require many skills, long hours, low compensation, few

Internet radio could continue to hurt broadcast radio

We are on the cusp of some new technology that will give you more options on your car radio, and a recent survey found a lot of people would change their listening habits. This could be yet another nail in the coffin of broadcast radio . . . or not. Those of us whose roots