Sunday, July 31, 2011

You'll Never Get Rich In Radio Handbook - 1977

Back in 1977 I was two years into my first real radio job at WKZL Winston-Salem NC. One of the big thrills for me was working with one of my boyhood idols, Steve Norris of WTOB. That year the station staff came over for a surprise birthday party. Linda Norris, at that time married to Steve, gave me the following birthday card:

I didn't know it at the time, but this was the best radio training that I'd get! I'm posting a couple of the 12 pages below, and you can click them to enlarge, but you can download the entire card as a .pdf file by clicking here. 

Here's a shot of Linda Norris at the birthday party. She's the one on the left. Linda later worked for a advertising agency in the Triad. I've since lost touch with her, but I won't forget her or her advice.

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