In the 21 years community-based internet radio has existed, we've made a lot of effort to communicate live with our listeners while doing shows, many of which are conducted solo. Internet radio broadcasters do not have a control room on which to fall back, nor a staff of people to sift through the … [Read more...] about Our Communications Future: TBRN Begins The Rollout of our Text Messaging Service
When it comes right down to it, TBRN, like most internet radio stations, is a hobbyist's project. We spend money to create content with no return on investment, other than your happiness and interaction. However, the broadcasters on TBRN feel a sense of pride, as well as a sense of duty to the … [Read more...] about New Era, New Lineup, New Broadcaster
We at The Beyond Radio Network, pursuant to our policies of transparency, would like to announce that TBRN's ownership structure has changed. I, Nick Giannak III, am the new, primary owner of TBRN.Derek Lane is the secondary owner of TBRN.Andre Louis, the original founder, is now the owner … [Read more...] about TBRN completes ownership changes
It is not usually TBRN policy to comment on departure of staff members, preferring to handle these matters internally and keep them there, save for amicable departures that require a kind send-off. Unfortunately, we have an unusual situation. Recently, it came to our attention that a document was … [Read more...] about Regarding the departure of Armando Maldonado
Holidays are a part of TBRN's DNA, given that the station itself launched on New Year's Day, 2005. Since then, TBRN has made a special effort to celebrate its holidays, taking it seriously (Christmas) to mocking (Valentine's Day). What is TBRN doing for its upcoming Christmas content, and how will … [Read more...] about From Christmas to Easter and everything in between, Happy Holidays!
I haven't written a lot this year. That's my fault. Most station news ends up on our Twitter, which gives it instant visibility, of course. Now, I can come back with a technical update. If you visit our many archive pages, you will now see that some archives have descriptions that didn't before. … [Read more...] about Podcasts Look Nicer
While I was helping out with the process by which we introduced our new phone system - making decisions, doing research, and coordinating things - I was talking on Skype, as I often do, to a tall Dutch girl. That tall Dutch girl gave me an idea to celebrate TBRN's innovation as well as its past, in … [Read more...] about A Peace Of The Past
A similar message to this was given by our owner, Andre Louis, on the Digital Domain for December 4, 2015. Since that time, however, we've seen some confusion as a result of a changing social strategy. This post, written by Derek Lane representing the TBRN staff, shall hopefully clarify things. … [Read more...] about Clarification of contact details
One of my favorite things to do at TBRN is announce new broadcasters and their new shows. For me, the introduction of a new DJ represents validation on all sides. For you, it’s validation that you’re ready to do a show on our airwaves, undoubtedly. For us, it’s validation that we’re good enough to at … [Read more...] about Calling all new broadcasters!
There's been a lot happening at TBRN in the past weeks and months. From updated automation to rebuilt phone systems, we've certainly been busy here. However, I'd like to take a brief opportunity to elaborate on some things, most notably the introduction of a new broadcaster. … [Read more...] about Of Finns, Swedes…and time zones