Media Staffing Network Blog
News and opinion from the Media Staffing Network team.
August 19, 2020
The summer is almost gone and we all wish COVID-19 was gone too. While these past months have been challenging, many of us have much to be thankful for, of which we sometimes need to be reminded. We know there will be a future, but may not yet have a handle on what it will … Read More ›
July 29, 2020
As we now hit our ‘halfway’ month we are all in a much different situation than what we thought when we entered 2020. In our 27 years, this is not the first time we have seen the media business slow down, it is actually the 3rd time! What we know is that each time, business … Read More ›
April 28, 2020
By Laurie Kahn
Special to RBR+TVBR
While many of us are unsure what the future holds, one thing is certain. For many Americans, they prefer to work from home.
Many of the positions at a radio station have now proven to be able to work successfully on a remote basis—definitely those in sales, if the right tools, processes, … Read More ›
April 28, 2020
The Spring 2020 edition of the Radio + Television Business Report magazine is officially available via PDF to all subscribers, and in it are the exclusive findings of a survey conducted by RBR+TVBR and Media Staffing Network.
To learn how the 2020 TV Sales Compensation Study was produced, Laurie Kahn, CEO of Media Staffing Network, offered this behind-the-scenes look at how it gathered the … Read More ›
March 25, 2020
Last week Radio Ink ran an article I wrote about opening parameters when looking to hire sellers. I strongly suggested considering part-time sellers and looking outside of media.
Now, with the coronavirus upon us, many quality sellers are out of work. Many have the skills that companies look for in a potential seller. Those stations that struggle … Read More ›