Top of the Tower: The Fybush Media Podcast https://www.fybush.com Fybush Media’s weekly(-ish) look at what’s happening in broadcast media technology, business and history, hosted by Scott Fybush Mon, 23 Nov 2020 09:00:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.3 Scott Fybush has been covering the media for three decades, and now he brings you inside his world every week with "Top of the Tower: The Fybush Media Podcast." We look at the week's news in broadcast media technology, business, regulation and some history, too, and talk to people from across the radio and TV landscape. Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean episodic Scott Fybush / Fybush Media scott@fybush.com scott@fybush.com (Scott Fybush / Fybush Media) The Fybush Media Podcast Top of the Tower: The Fybush Media Podcast https://www.fybush.com/wp-content/uploads/powerpress/podcastlogo.jpg https://www.fybush.com Studio F at Fybush Media World Domination HQ Weekly-ish 58622332 Top of the Tower Podcast #054: “Tales From the Trenches” https://www.fybush.com/podcast-054/ Thu, 01 Oct 2020 15:31:44 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=26747 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-054/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-054/feed/ 0 A preview of Scott Fybush's virtual session at this year's virtual AES Show, as engineers share tales of some of their wildest adventures in the world of broadcast engineering A preview of Scott Fybush's virtual session at this year's virtual AES Show, as engineers share tales of some of their wildest adventures in the world of broadcast engineering A preview of Scott Fybush's virtual session at this year's virtual AES Show, as engineers share tales of some of their wildest adventures in the world of broadcast engineering Scott Fybush / Fybush Media 18:29 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=26747-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 26747 Top of the Tower Podcast #053: Steve Cichon’s Passion for Buffalo History https://www.fybush.com/podcast-053/ Wed, 23 Sep 2020 08:30:55 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=26697 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-053/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-053/feed/ 0 A conversation with Buffalo's Steve Cichon about his new book, chronicling the first half-century of Buffalo broadcasting A conversation with Buffalo's Steve Cichon about his new book, chronicling the first half-century of Buffalo broadcasting A conversation with Buffalo's Steve Cichon about his new book, chronicling the first half-century of Buffalo broadcasting Scott Fybush / Fybush Media 30:09 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=26697-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 26697 Top of the Tower Podcast #052: Talking Radio with Dr. Donna Halper https://www.fybush.com/podcast-052/ Wed, 01 Jul 2020 19:53:34 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=26235 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-052/#comments https://www.fybush.com/podcast-052/feed/ 1 The new Rush "Spirit of Radio" video! Radio's centennial (which is much bigger than just KDKA)! Arnie "Woo-Woo" Ginsburg! What do they all have in common this Canada Day? Historian Donna Halper, of course! The new Rush "Spirit of Radio" video! Radio's centennial (which is much bigger than just KDKA)! Arnie "Woo-Woo" Ginsburg! What do they all have in common this Canada Day? Historian Donna Halper, of course! The new Rush "Spirit of Radio" video! Radio's centennial (which is much bigger than just KDKA)! Arnie "Woo-Woo" Ginsburg! What do they all have in common this Canada Day? Historian Donna Halper, of course! Scott Fybush / Fybush Media 33:00 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=26235-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 26235 Top of the Tower Podcast #051: Sean Ross on Radio Programming Right Now https://www.fybush.com/podcast-051/ Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:44:14 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=26075 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-051/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-051/feed/ 0 In this week’s edition:  The coronavirus epidemic is continuing to turn all of our lives upside down. How can broadcasters ensure we can stay on the air, continue providing information to our communities and keep our staff and families safe, while vacating crowded studios and following new guidelines for social distancing? And how do we […] In this week’s edition:  The coronavirus epidemic is continuing to turn all of our lives upside down. How can broadcasters ensure we can stay on the air, continue providing information to our communities and keep our staff and families safe, In this week’s edition:  The coronavirus epidemic is continuing to turn all of our lives upside down. How can broadcasters ensure we can stay on the air, continue providing information to our communities and keep our staff and families safe, while vacating crowded studios and following new guidelines for social distancing? And how do we […] Scott Fybush / Fybush Media 41:52 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=26075-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 26075 Top of the Tower Podcast #050: Nautel’s Jeff Welton https://www.fybush.com/podcast-050/ Wed, 20 May 2020 19:31:37 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=25999 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-050/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-050/feed/ 0 A conversation with one of radio engineering's most visible educators, Nautel's Jeff Welton, winner of this year's NAB Radio Engineering Achievement Award A conversation with one of radio engineering's most visible educators, Nautel's Jeff Welton, winner of this year's NAB Radio Engineering Achievement Award A conversation with one of radio engineering's most visible educators, Nautel's Jeff Welton, winner of this year's NAB Radio Engineering Achievement Award Scott Fybush / Fybush Media 32:41 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=25999-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 25999 Top of the Tower Podcast #049: FCC Regulations in Pandemic Time, with Melodie Virtue https://www.fybush.com/podcast-049/ Mon, 30 Mar 2020 18:47:42 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=25768 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-049/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-049/feed/ 0 Communications lawyer Melodie Virtue joins us on Top of the Tower to go over all the regulatory questions broadcasters face while they're locked out of their usual studio and office operations. Communications lawyer Melodie Virtue joins us on Top of the Tower to go over all the regulatory questions broadcasters face while they're locked out of their usual studio and office operations. Communications lawyer Melodie Virtue joins us on Top of the Tower to go over all the regulatory questions broadcasters face while they're locked out of their usual studio and office operations. Scott Fybush / Fybush Media 24:02 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=25768-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 25768 Top of the Tower Podcast #048 – Yellowtec’s “Studio in Your Hand” https://www.fybush.com/podcast-048/ Fri, 27 Mar 2020 21:37:04 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=25753 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-048/#comments https://www.fybush.com/podcast-048/feed/ 1 How can you get great-sounding audio without a tangle of wires and separate recorders? Yellowtec's Jeff Williams joins us with one answer - the iXm recording microphone. How can you get great-sounding audio without a tangle of wires and separate recorders? Yellowtec's Jeff Williams joins us with one answer - the iXm recording microphone. How can you get great-sounding audio without a tangle of wires and separate recorders? Yellowtec's Jeff Williams joins us with one answer - the iXm recording microphone. Scott Fybush / Fybush Media 22:59 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=25753-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 25753 Top of the Tower Podcast #047: Don’t Spray Lysol Into Your Microphone! https://www.fybush.com/podcast-047/ Thu, 19 Mar 2020 17:20:04 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=25696 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-047/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-047/feed/ 0 Top of the Tower Podcast takes on the question of mic safety in the age of coronavirus, with Sennheiser's Brian Walker answering your questions. Top of the Tower Podcast takes on the question of mic safety in the age of coronavirus, with Sennheiser's Brian Walker answering your questions. Top of the Tower Podcast takes on the question of mic safety in the age of coronavirus, with Sennheiser's Brian Walker answering your questions. Scott Fybush / Fybush Media 21:19 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=25696-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 25696 Top of the Tower Podcast #046: Brad Savage and Akron’s Summit https://www.fybush.com/podcast-046/ Thu, 12 Mar 2020 15:24:39 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=25663 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-046/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-046/feed/ 0 Top of the Tower visits Akron, Ohio and the new studios of "The Summit" as fears of the coronavirus sweep the industry. Top of the Tower visits Akron, Ohio and the new studios of "The Summit" as fears of the coronavirus sweep the industry. Top of the Tower visits Akron, Ohio and the new studios of "The Summit" as fears of the coronavirus sweep the industry. Scott Fybush / Fybush Media 22:41 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=25663-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 25663 Top of the Tower Podcast #045: Steve Hausmann’s Life on the Air https://www.fybush.com/podcast-045/ Wed, 27 Nov 2019 15:24:10 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=24970 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-045/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-045/feed/ 0 Top of the Tower talks with Steve Hausmann, recently retired from WBEE-FM in Rochester, about his career here and in New England Top of the Tower talks with Steve Hausmann, recently retired from WBEE-FM in Rochester, about his career here and in New England Top of the Tower talks with Steve Hausmann, recently retired from WBEE-FM in Rochester, about his career here and in New England Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 39:19 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=24970-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 24970 Top of the Tower Podcast #044: Galaxy’s Ed Levine https://www.fybush.com/podcast-044/ Thu, 24 Oct 2019 12:56:40 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=24773 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-044/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-044/feed/ 0 A conversation with Galaxy Media president/CEO Ed Levine about what his company's doing in radio - and in events and digital, plus his work with the New York State Broadcasters Hall of Fame, college sports rights, and more! A conversation with Galaxy Media president/CEO Ed Levine about what his company's doing in radio - and in events and digital, plus his work with the New York State Broadcasters Hall of Fame, college sports rights, and more! A conversation with Galaxy Media president/CEO Ed Levine about what his company's doing in radio - and in events and digital, plus his work with the New York State Broadcasters Hall of Fame, college sports rights, and more! Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 40:54 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=24773-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 24773 Top of the Tower Podcast #043: Small-Market Success with Ben Downs https://www.fybush.com/podcast-043/ Thu, 17 Oct 2019 02:05:43 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=24685 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-043/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-043/feed/ 0 We dig deep into the mess that is WBAI, then turn to a success story down South - Ben Downs at Bryan Broadcasting in College Station, Texas. We dig deep into the mess that is WBAI, then turn to a success story down South - Ben Downs at Bryan Broadcasting in College Station, Texas. We dig deep into the mess that is WBAI, then turn to a success story down South - Ben Downs at Bryan Broadcasting in College Station, Texas. Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 37:01 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=24685-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 24685 Top of the Tower Podcast #042: Radio Show and Josh Bohn https://www.fybush.com/podcast-042/ Wed, 02 Oct 2019 22:00:23 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=24651 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-042/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-042/feed/ 0 In this week’s edition:  We’re back from the Radio Show in Dallas with lots to talk about (and even more that we wrote about in NorthEast Radio Watch this week!) – and you’ll be hearing more from Texas coming up in the next few weeks on the podcast. In the meantime, though, we had an […] In this week’s edition:  We’re back from the Radio Show in Dallas with lots to talk about (and even more that we wrote about in NorthEast Radio Watch this week!) – and you’ll be hearing more from Texas coming up in the next few weeks on the podcast. In this week’s edition:  We’re back from the Radio Show in Dallas with lots to talk about (and even more that we wrote about in NorthEast Radio Watch this week!) – and you’ll be hearing more from Texas coming up in the next few weeks on the podcast. In the meantime, though, we had an […] Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 24:24 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=24651-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 24651 Top of the Tower Podcast #041: The Voice of the Navajo Nation https://www.fybush.com/podcast-041/ Wed, 31 Jul 2019 21:16:26 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=24449 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-041/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-041/feed/ 0 In this week’s edition:  Our Western trip included one more important radio stop – at the new studios of the Navajo Nation’s KTNN/KTNN-FM and Capital Country (KWRK/KCAZ) in St. Michaels, Arizona. After the all-important green chile cheeseburgers and fry bread, we sat down for a conversation with KTNN/Capital Country GM Troy Little about his stations’ […] In this week’s edition:  Our Western trip included one more important radio stop – at the new studios of the Navajo Nation’s KTNN/KTNN-FM and Capital Country (KWRK/KCAZ) in St. Michaels, Arizona. After the all-important green chile cheeseburgers and fr... In this week’s edition:  Our Western trip included one more important radio stop – at the new studios of the Navajo Nation’s KTNN/KTNN-FM and Capital Country (KWRK/KCAZ) in St. Michaels, Arizona. After the all-important green chile cheeseburgers and fry bread, we sat down for a conversation with KTNN/Capital Country GM Troy Little about his stations’ […] Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 19:25 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=24449-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 24449 Top of the Tower Podcast #040: More Saul Levine, plus Shotgun Tom https://www.fybush.com/podcast-040/ Thu, 25 Jul 2019 05:00:02 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=24432 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-040/#comments https://www.fybush.com/podcast-040/feed/ 1 In this week’s edition:  Part two of our interview with legendary Los Angeles station owner Saul Levine. Now 92, Levine has owned what’s now KKGO (105.1) in LA from the day he put it on the air as KBCA way back in 1959. In this episode, we talk about station values in 2019, his oldies […] In this week’s edition:  Part two of our interview with legendary Los Angeles station owner Saul Levine. Now 92, Levine has owned what’s now KKGO (105.1) in LA from the day he put it on the air as KBCA way back in 1959. In this episode, In this week’s edition:  Part two of our interview with legendary Los Angeles station owner Saul Levine. Now 92, Levine has owned what’s now KKGO (105.1) in LA from the day he put it on the air as KBCA way back in 1959. In this episode, we talk about station values in 2019, his oldies […] Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 25:52 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=24432-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 24432 Top of the Tower Podcast #39: LA’s Legendary Saul Levine https://www.fybush.com/podcast-039/ Wed, 17 Jul 2019 20:57:31 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=24414 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-039/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-039/feed/ 0 Part one of our exclusive interview with legendary Los Angeles station owner Saul Levine Part one of our exclusive interview with legendary Los Angeles station owner Saul Levine Part one of our exclusive interview with legendary Los Angeles station owner Saul Levine Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 23:43 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=24414-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 24414 Top of the Tower Podcast #038: WGBH Radio’s Phil Redo https://www.fybush.com/podcast-038/ Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:48:39 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=24010 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-038/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-038/feed/ 0 A conversation with Phil Redo, the outgoing radio leader at Boston's WGBH A conversation with Phil Redo, the outgoing radio leader at Boston's WGBH A conversation with Phil Redo, the outgoing radio leader at Boston's WGBH Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 53:13 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=24010-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 24010 Top of the Tower Podcast #037: At the NAB Show with Tom Taylor and Jeff Welton https://www.fybush.com/podcast-037/ Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:15:51 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=23954 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-037/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-037/feed/ 0 We're back home from the NAB Show (and everything that surrounds it in Las Vegas), where we talked with legendary trade journalist Tom Taylor and Nautel's Jeff Welton We're back home from the NAB Show (and everything that surrounds it in Las Vegas), where we talked with legendary trade journalist Tom Taylor and Nautel's Jeff Welton We're back home from the NAB Show (and everything that surrounds it in Las Vegas), where we talked with legendary trade journalist Tom Taylor and Nautel's Jeff Welton Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 40:04 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=23954-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 23954 Top of the Tower Podcast #036: Talking to Radio’s Next Generation https://www.fybush.com/podcast-036/ Wed, 27 Mar 2019 08:00:54 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=23885 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-036/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-036/feed/ 0 A conversation with students about the future of radio at Cornell University student-run WVBR in Ithaca, N.Y. A conversation with students about the future of radio at Cornell University student-run WVBR in Ithaca, N.Y. A conversation with students about the future of radio at Cornell University student-run WVBR in Ithaca, N.Y. Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 41:07 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=23885-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 23885 Top of the Tower Podcast #035: An Update on All-Digital AM https://www.fybush.com/podcast-035/ Fri, 08 Mar 2019 16:35:55 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=23786 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-035/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-035/feed/ 0 Talking with Dave Kolesar of Hubbard Radio and Mike Raide of Xperi about all-digital AM - and what's coming next! Talking with Dave Kolesar of Hubbard Radio and Mike Raide of Xperi about all-digital AM - and what's coming next! Talking with Dave Kolesar of Hubbard Radio and Mike Raide of Xperi about all-digital AM - and what's coming next! Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 29:43 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=23786-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 23786 Top of the Tower Podcast #034: Remembering Gary LaPierre with Peter Casey https://www.fybush.com/podcast-034/ Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:29:28 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=23749 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-034/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-034/feed/ 0 Remembering WBZ's Gary LaPierre with his former program director, Peter Casey Remembering WBZ's Gary LaPierre with his former program director, Peter Casey Remembering WBZ's Gary LaPierre with his former program director, Peter Casey Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 32:35 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=23749-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 23749 Top of the Tower Podcast #033: The FCC Shutdown https://www.fybush.com/podcast-033/ Thu, 24 Jan 2019 21:27:31 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=23648 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-033/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-033/feed/ 0 A conversation with Melodie Virtue of Garvey Schubert Barer about how broadcasters are handling the FCC's ongoing shutdown A conversation with Melodie Virtue of Garvey Schubert Barer about how broadcasters are handling the FCC's ongoing shutdown A conversation with Melodie Virtue of Garvey Schubert Barer about how broadcasters are handling the FCC's ongoing shutdown Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 11:17 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=23648-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 23648 Top of the Tower Podcast #032: After Hurricane Michael https://www.fybush.com/podcast-032/ Thu, 06 Dec 2018 01:40:53 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=23259 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-032/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-032/feed/ 0 Nexstar gets Tribune, with some conflicts to resolve - Two months after Hurricane Michael, a conversation with iHeart's Charlie Wooten about how his Panama City, Florida cluster weathered the storm, and how other stations can learn from the experience - Anniversary reunion for New Jersey's WPSC  Nexstar gets Tribune, with some conflicts to resolve - Two months after Hurricane Michael, a conversation with iHeart's Charlie Wooten about how his Panama City, Florida cluster weathered the storm, and how other stations can learn from the experience ... Nexstar gets Tribune, with some conflicts to resolve - Two months after Hurricane Michael, a conversation with iHeart's Charlie Wooten about how his Panama City, Florida cluster weathered the storm, and how other stations can learn from the experience - Anniversary reunion for New Jersey's WPSC  Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 53:13 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=23259-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 23259 Top of the Tower Podcast #031: Tower Down in PA https://www.fybush.com/podcast-031/ Fri, 30 Nov 2018 19:09:43 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=23205 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-031/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-031/feed/ 0 In this week's edition:  The call no station owner wants to get: WHGL's Mike Powers talks about the snowplow accident that took down his FM tower right after Thanksgiving - Sports talk grows on FM, even as NBC Sports Radio exits fulltime programming - And more! In this week's edition:  The call no station owner wants to get: WHGL's Mike Powers talks about the snowplow accident that took down his FM tower right after Thanksgiving - Sports talk grows on FM, even as NBC Sports Radio exits fulltime programming - ... In this week's edition:  The call no station owner wants to get: WHGL's Mike Powers talks about the snowplow accident that took down his FM tower right after Thanksgiving - Sports talk grows on FM, even as NBC Sports Radio exits fulltime programming - And more! Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 15:43 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=23205-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 23205 Top of the Tower Podcast #030: Local Radio with Ron Galley, Tom Langmyer https://www.fybush.com/podcast-030/ Tue, 20 Nov 2018 23:51:24 +0000 https://www.fybush.com/?p=23038 https://www.fybush.com/podcast-030/#respond https://www.fybush.com/podcast-030/feed/ 0 In Boston, iHeart swaps airshifts for its WRKO talk hosts - Retirement for a local radio stalwart, Ron Galley, after 47 years at WDLA in Walton, New York; we drop in for a chat - A conversation with Buffalo Broadcasting Hall of Famer Tom Langmyer. After managing big stations such as KMOX, WGN and WTMJ, he's starting his own small-market ownership group, and we've got all the details! In Boston, iHeart swaps airshifts for its WRKO talk hosts - Retirement for a local radio stalwart, Ron Galley, after 47 years at WDLA in Walton, New York; we drop in for a chat - A conversation with Buffalo Broadcasting Hall of Famer Tom Langmyer. In Boston, iHeart swaps airshifts for its WRKO talk hosts - Retirement for a local radio stalwart, Ron Galley, after 47 years at WDLA in Walton, New York; we drop in for a chat - A conversation with Buffalo Broadcasting Hall of Famer Tom Langmyer. After managing big stations such as KMOX, WGN and WTMJ, he's starting his own small-market ownership group, and we've got all the details! Scott Fybush / Fybush Media clean 1:02:42 <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://www.fybush.com/?powerpress_embed=23038-podcast&amp;powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe> 23038