The Tim McKernan Show

Ep. 23 – Dave Glover

Dave Glover has hosted a very successful Afternoon Drive radio show on 97.1 FM News Talk in St. Louis for 17 years.  He joined Tim in studio recently to go inside the radio industry, share turning points in his career, and discuss how to approach each day’s show in an era of unprecedented political partisanship.  Topics include: How he managed to get accepted at Wash U despite a poor GPA Why he was fired multiple times during his career as an attorney How a chance meeting involving Steve & DC landed him in radio Balancing content vs. business and once cheating the ratings diary How does a moderate agnostic thrive on a conservative talk station Why he regrets picking a fight with Guy Phillips early in his career Why he’s glad that his show can’t be summed up in one sentence   Please support our sponsors: The Home Loan Expert, Ryan Kelley James Carlton Agency (State Farm) Gateway Buick GMC   Follow us on Twitter: @McKernanShow @tmckernan   Like us on Facebook:   Special thanks to Story of the Year for providing our theme music.  Please rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes so more people can discover the podcast.   Feedback is always welcome:  

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