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Category: The Barrett Blogs

Key Takeaways From Talkers 2018

The Talkers 2018 conference in New York City is over but a few things remain in my mind after attending…

Mason Sees Bright Future for VSiN

When VSiN (Vegas Stats and Information Network) launched in February 2017, few knew what to expect from the upstart sports…

Growing a Business Requires Making Further Investments

Whether you're a small market operator or a big market difference maker, there's always a challenge in keeping expenses low…

Golic and Wingo Are Rolling With The Punches

It's 8am in Charlotte, the middle of May, and Uber driver Mike has his SiriusXM dial tuned to ESPN Radio.…

Sports Radio Winter Ratings Report

The winter book isn't always kind to the sports radio format. Although stations may remain atop the ratings ladder with…

WFAN-Mike Francesa Reunion Raises Many Questions

There are times when sports radio news stories break and put me in a very awkward position. I believe strongly…

Gordon Borrell Gets The Radio Business…and So Do I

If you work in a sports radio programming department, chances are you haven't heard of Borrell Associates. They're a local media research…

Lessons Learned at the BSM Chicago Programming Summit

When I’m in the moment it can be difficult to enjoy and appreciate the wins. My mind is always thinking…

BSM Programming Summit Day 2

We’re live in Chicago for day 2 of the inaugural Barrett Sports Media programming summit hosted by Jason Barrett. This…

BSM Programming Summit Day 1

We're live in Chicago for the inaugural Barrett Sports Media programming summit hosted by Jason Barrett. This blog will be…