Any Podcasters Want $1-million?

Are there any podcasters out there looking to make big bucks broadcasting for real? A local San Diego station wants to put together a new morning show that redefines the genre, and they are offering a five-year $1–million a year contract to the person selected.

Why podcasters? Well, the people at 100.7 JackFM are opening up the contest to just about anyone who wants to send in a demo of their ready-for-radio chops. People with no traditional on-air experience are apparently not only fine, they are encouraged — “Experience may be an advantage or may be a disadvantage” — just do something new, creative, etc.

There must be some podcasters out there who would jump at this. So, go get it.

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  1. brian says:

    I’m reminded of Don and Mike (Don Geronamo and Mike O’Meara) who used to broadcast a ‘morning zoo’ program in D.C. – and are now syndicated. Loudmouth calls up and tells them they have the easiest job in the world, anyone could do it so .. they give the caller a minute of airtime to fill up. His big shot at fame.
    Longest most painful minute of radio you’ll ever hear. Everytime.

  2. Paul K. says:

    No doubt. Having hosted a tiny amount of radio back in college, as well as intermittently hosting a television program on public television in California, I can say from experience that it is way, way, way tougher than it looks to host such things. People have no idea.