The Radio Station is considered the standard work on radio media. It remains a concise and candid guide to the internal workings of radio stations and the radio industry in all of its various forms. Not only will you begin understand how each job at a radio station is best performed, you will learn how it meshes with those of the rest of the radio station staff. If you are uncertain of your career goals, this book provides a solid foundation in who does what, when, and why. The Radio Station details all departments within a radio station--be it a terrestrial, satellite, or Internet operation and updated rules and regulations. The new companion website features the interviews and essays with industry professionals, an image bank, additional suggested reading, and a listing of helpful links to industry websites. This edition is loaded with new illustrations, feature boxes and quotes from industry pros, bringing it all together for the reader.Classic and candid guide to the internal workings of radio stationsUpdated coverage of the podcasting boom, the clustering of radio stations and station management, the integration of new (digital) technology, and moreNew analysis of satellite radio and its role in radio broadcasting todayBrand new companion websiteThe Radio Station is now celebrating its 25th anniversary!