This book is bible for beginning radio professionals: the complete, definitive guide to the internal workings of radio stations and the radio industry. Not only will you begin understand how each job at a radio station is best performed, you will learn how it meshes with those of the rest of the radio station staff. If you are uncertain of your career goals, this book provides a solid foundation in who does what, when, and why. The Radio Station details all departments within a radio station. Topics explained include satellite radio, Web radio, AM stereo, cable and podcasting, mergers and station consolidation, future prospects in radio, new digital technologies. This edition is loaded with new illustrations, feature boxes and quotes from industry pros, bringing it all together for the reader. Going strong after 20+ years The Radio Station is now in its eighth edition and long considered the standard work on this audio medium. It remains a concise and candid guide to the internal workings of radio stations and the radio industry, explaining the functions performed successfully within every well-run station. *Classic and candid guide to the internal workings of radio stations *Updated to include a discussion of the podcasting boom *New analysis of satellite radio and its role in radio broadcasting today *Now celebrating its 25th anniversary!