The NAB and RAB have launched a limited-run podcast to preview the upcoming Radio Show in Nashville, “featuring the biggest names, thought leaders and newest ideas.” The “Radio Show Podcast” already has seven episodes, but its latest, a “Radio Show Pre-Show Planner,” with details on events, education and entertainment on-tap in Nashville, will come in handy next week.

Other episodes cover important industry issues. They include:

EPISODE 6: Leadership and Communication Strategy with Chris Hogan

RAB senior VP of Professional Development, Jeff Schmidt, connects with Hogan, 2016 Radio Show speaker and Ramsey Solutions personality. Hogan shares expertise on leadership, communication styles, building working relationships that prepare everyone for success and his upcoming Radio Show appearance.

EPISODE 5: Building an Effective Digital Brand

Prominent music industry marketer Michael Brandvold joins 2016 Radio Show Steering Committee member Mike McVay of Cumulus Media to discuss the best ways to build a digital brand and craft messages that will resonate with your audience.

EPISODE 4: Successful Business Practices with Dave Ramsey

RAB president & CEO Erica Farber talks with Ramsey, 2016 Radio Show keynote speaker and host of “The Dave Ramsey Show.” He shares insights on platform diversification, attracting Millennial employees, progressive business practices and his Radio Show appearance.

EPISODE 3: How Digital has Changed Radio

Futuri Media CEO and cofounder Daniel Anstandig joins 2016 Radio Show Steering Committee member Keith Lawless, Cox Media Group’s Tampa market manager, to talk about digital’s impact on radio and why it’s beneficial to the business.

EPISODE 2: Delivering a Powerful Message Every Time You Present

Leadership communication expert John Bates visits with 2016 Radio Show Steering Committee chairman Mike Hulvey, executive VP and COO of Neuhoff Communications, to delve into the secrets and science behind delivering powerful presentations.

EPISODE 1: Digital Opportunities for Radio

Borrell Associates president and CEO, Gordon Borrell, meets with Radio Show Steering Committee member Nicky Sparrow, market president, Jacksonville/Brunswick, iHeartMedia, to discuss radio’s place in the modern digital media landscape and his upcoming appearance at the 2016 Radio Show.

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