September 16th, 2021

Talk Radio and Academics, A Point of Personal Privilege

This week, I spoke to a “Lunch and Learn” and my alma mater, The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism. It is what I live for. It makes me feel young and I feel hopeful when I talk to young people who are just starting out. My career did not go on a straight path to where I am

August 6th, 2021

RIP Frank Mitchell

My sweet brother died 7 years ago today. I still miss him. He will always be with me. Here’s something I wrote the morning he died: I normally wake up at 3:15 a.m. on weekdays for morning radio. On Wednesday morning, the phone rang at 2 a.m. That’s never a good thing.  It was my niece.  She told me my

July 7th, 2021

The Next Steps

On a personal note–and everything about this blog is personal–I have been accepted into the non-degree program for graduate students at UGA. The plan is to take a few of the courses I would like to teach and then doing some adjunct professor work or guest lecturing. Since I’m going to be 62 in August, I can take the courses