Author Archives: Ryan Wrecker

About Ryan Wrecker

I'm an award winning radio programmer, news anchor, talk show host, digital guru and problem that currently serves as a writer for Radio Ink Magazine. My blog (RyanWrecker.com) is designed to help personalities advance themselves through content creation. Follow me on Twitter @RyanWrecker

The simple beauty of narration

Every once in a while there’s a video on YouTube that tickles my creative side… something that’s so well done that you have to call in your wife and say, “hey… watch this…” It’s a matter of making special moments … Continue reading

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Successful YouTube Video

Creativity is key when trying to create new content for YouTube.  SO here’s my example of how to make a standard YouTube video:

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Keep Your Dirty TV Out Of My Internet

With major television networks giving preferential treatment towards moments that can be easily made into viral clips on-line, should content creators be worried the big guys are going to pollute their space?  Or is it even their space to begin … Continue reading

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That’s Just A Theory… A YouTube Theory

  If you’re not familiar with The Game Theorists, you should check them out.  Matthew Patrick is the kind of host that records voice over inside of his apartment closet with a blanket over his head.  He also has some … Continue reading

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Greetings From Fort Wayne

It’s been quite a while since I’ve made a post, and I wanted to inform you of a new project I’ll be working on in the near future. Since I’ve moved to Fort Wayne to program WOWO Radio, we’ve won … Continue reading

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The Apple VS Samsung rivalry

Coke VS Pepsi.  McDonalds VS Burger King.  We all love a good rivalry, especially when they take ads out against each other. So how can you not be interested in the rivalry between Apple and Samsung?  It’s gone back and … Continue reading

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Upgrade Yourself Like An HGTV Reality Show

If you’re a radio personality, you can invest in yourself by upgrading your on-line presence.  But adding value doesn’t have to be like an HGTV Reality Show.  You don’t have to put on a tool belt and smash through dry wall.  … Continue reading

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Investing in radio for content

Some time ago I had a discussion with Chris Miller (show some love).  I asked him what an entity like a magazine or a popular blog would do if they had the broadcast power of a radio station all to … Continue reading

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Get with the times, man!

Are you a Mad Men fan?  Even if you take the storyline out of the equation, you have to admire a show that depicts a wild era of advertising.  In a way, you can watch the show and still get … Continue reading

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Bowie the marketer

Ziggy played guitar, but Bowie made him a star.  We often forget about the genius that goes behind making a great character.  But creation is just part of it.  You have the be able to market that creation and sell … Continue reading

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