Wed, 14 July 2010
Tony V. Baughman (journalist, DJ, actor, comedian and program director at WKSX-FM) is today's featured guest.
Topics: a behind the scenes look at the trends effecting newspapers and radio stations; how newspapers and radio stations are responding to the Internet stealing their listeners and readers; the one powerful advantage that all local newspapers and radio stations have over their national and Internet-based competition; and how radio stations are automated to sound like it's a live show when it's not.
Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the July 14, 2010 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 38 minutes] This interview was recorded at the WKSX studios on July 10, 2010, in Johnston, South Carolina.
Tony V. Baughman has won awards for his journalism and for his stand-up comedy. Formerly a staff reporter for a daily newspaper, today he is Program Director and Afternoon DJ on 92.7 WKSX FM in the Aiken/Augusta market. As an actor he has performed in various regional and community theater productions, and was an extra in Disney's 1997 remake of the movie That Darn Cat and the 2007 movie Who's Your Caddy? As a stand-up comedian he won the 2007 Battle of the Comedians in Augusta, Ga., sponsored by The Imperial Theatre, and has opened for Jimmy Brogan and Mark Schiff.