College Radio – Helping Turn An Interest Into A Passion April 18, 2012Posted by jsadsinger in Uncategorized.
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Some students join our station for the freedom and creativity that college radio provides. Others join to explore what radio feels like- sort of a ”test drive” to see if they want to take it further and then their are the music lovers who just want to share their musical knowledge with the world. The great thrill of college radio is that it’s an outlet for all interests. While everyone working at college radio has their own personal reasons for joining a station they also have one thing in common…passion. Passion can take you well beyond your own expectations. Since I was 9 years old I wanted to be in radio but I was always very shy, had low self esteem, and a relatively high pitched voice for radio. Looking back on my 39 year career (so far) in this industry I can tell you that, in every case, what helped me overcome the obstacles I had wasn’t hard work…it was passion! In the summer I practiced being on the air in my friends “practice” studio. While we didn’t go over the air I was able to learn how to use the equipment and how to talk on a microphone (without passing out from fright) and I wasn’t missing hanging out with friends at the pool because I was having a great time learning how to get better at what I would eventually be doing for a living. When passion is involved there is no such thing as hard work…just goals to achieve. This article introduces you to someone who had no intention of getting into radio but, as you will soon find out, passion get’s the best of him…Warning….perhaps your next. Read More