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Category: The Barrett Blogs

The Slippery Slope of Sexual Harassment

There are certain media stories you never want to be included in. One of them,…

4 Things Sports Radio Pros Should Think About Everyday

There are many challenges to succeeding in the sports media industry. Some of them take…

Bouncing Back After Losing It All by Mark Zinno

When I got the offer, I literally almost cried. It was a huge weight lifted…

Mike Francesa Reflects on Thirty Years in Sports Radio

Thirty years in any business is a long time. In radio, it's an eternity. For…

Mike and Mike’s Differences Helped Make Them Great

In 1998, I was just learning how the radio business worked. I was at a…

Replacing Iconic Shows Is a Very Tall Order

It happens in sports all the time. Legendary players treat us to decades of success…

Twitter’s Changes Offer a Sports Radio Education

We've all heard the saying "less is more". Apparently though, Twitter doesn't agree with that…

Storytelling and Formatics Are a Winning Combination

Each week my ears are glued to radio stations all across the country. Being a…

Baseball and Radio Managers Must Excel At These 5 Steps

While the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros engage in a battle for major league…

The Athletic Might Be Brash But That’s OK

How many times in the sports media business have we taken the best :10 seconds…