Seth's Radio Follies

How a struggling screenplay writer supported himself in the early 90's - by being a successful radio contest prize pig!

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Seth's Radio Follies

Updated a long time ago.

Long before Al Gore Invented the Internet, I stumbled upon the bizarre world of winning radio contests. It was something I practised at, become very good doing and was able to supplement my meager $250/week salary in the mailroom of one of the largest talent agencies.

In a 14 month run I grossed over $140,000 in cash and prizes. In between contests I would also practise speed-dialing and other techniques as well as bide my time by turning the tables on my adversaries...those obnoxious morning DJs.

What follows are highlights of winning contests and driving the on-air talent batty.


Seth Greenberg