When America laughs at the weather dude, it's a good news day! Media bloopers. Always great stuff. WAVE3's Ryan Hoke made the above blooper reel. You'll see it at the :37 mark. Sportswriter Rick Bozich knows his stuff, but just like 99% of us, he cannot properly pronounce the name of Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo. Watch below via the Jimmy Kimmel Show. Not only is Giannis Antetokounmpo impossible to defend, he’s impossible to pronounce… #NBAFinals pic.twitter.com/kz5aOdac6k— Jimmy Kimmel Live (@JimmyKimmelLive) July 15, 2021 Bozich writes: And for those of you who love wacky TV graphics, think about the young person working at WAVE3 news who labeled University of Louisville national champion Milt Wagner as a "fan" commenting on a team issue in 2018.
Is radio dead? Is TV dead? Nope. But there is a reframing of information flow. A recent poll lists broadcasting as one of today's worst career choices. You may be surprised to learn how little most TV and radio people earn. Others predict the end of talk radio following the 2016 elections. No way. Local talk shows allow each city's residents to weigh in on local issues. The local radio station is the kitchen table where everyone can throw in their two cents or at least eavesdrop on those who do. I completely love my 40 year broadcast career and have rarely regretted choosing it. I have learned 10 million things by talking with a zillion people on
Thanks to my media buddies, we were able to raise over $100,000 for Seven Counties Services in a "Roast & Toast" on March 3, 2016. Also contributing were Denny Crum, Dawne Gee, Dean Corbett, John Boel, Mitch McConnell, John Yarmuth, and Dick Vitale.