“I violated a rule from Radio 101,” Drew Carey said after doing a completely AI Radio Show – fans were not happy at all – see the full story via YAHOO FINANCE – story by Devindra Hardawar
See an AI create a radio commercial from scratch in this video and article via RADIOINFO – it is a demo from ADTHOS – and I have to say their voices sound okay, but expressionless, the bot writing is rubbish, and the ad wouldn’t be allowed to go to air here in Australia as it doesn’t include disclaimers and plumbers licence numbers… so much wrong with this!
Radio World’s site had this little gem: Instreamatic Applies Voice AI to Ad Creative – again, I wasn’t impressed with the results.
Taliban Close Women’s Radio Station for Airing Music – via VOA – The Taliban have closed a local women’s radio station in the northeastern province of Badakhshan for broadcasting music. Media watchdogs considered the move an attempt to bar women from working in media in the province.
100.7 The Fox off the air after tornado knocks down radio tower on Friday – story via CBS Iowa – let’s hope that they get back up and running as soon as possible. Story by Rebecca Kopelman.
What happens when you radio station gets taken off the air in New Zealand? You get nominated for 9 awards! Just going to show TodayFM knew what they were doing before management decided to shut them down. Story via Stuff.co.nz and Emma Clark-Dow.
Radio Students from the University of Southern Indiana bring home 6 awards – I’ve listened to some of them – well done everyone – particularly – Becca Lanham for Radio Copywriting and Tyler Huyser for Radio Imaging. Well done everyone.
I wasn’t sure where to put this one – but it is so awesome I have to put it somewhere… Jimmy Steal at WRAT95.9 posted this on their site the other day: A Kid Made A Crazy Tik-Tok Out Of A Radio On-Air Phone Call – it is so, so, so true – prize pigs!!!! Read the full post then watch the video…
RADIOINFO did a top topical story on WHAT ARE LISTENERS REALLY THINKING – its an interesting read for all jocks and on-air ‘personalities’ – By Andy Beaubien, BPR
Radio Insight’s website had an interesting read about the Top10 Radio Promotions from around the World – there were some great ideas here.
I have received some feedback about the Copywriters Showcase part of RCNews – and it wasn’t positive. So I will, for now drop this part of the Sunday RCNews post – and may instead shift it to the Friday Review instead – when I have space or no reviews for that week.