Monday, October 27, 2008

Sarah Palin Switches to a new McCampaign

Deciding that odds are looking more difficult with each passing day at the polls, vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin switches to a real winning ticket...

(McVay Media web designer and marketing designer Robert Craig dons six-shooting Sarah Palin drag for a night out at Halloween parties!)

John Tesh Concert

Picture of John Tesh, Jim Glass, Marilyn, their friend Marilyn, Janet and of course Doris McVay.

GMA Canada

A group of broadcasting friends gather at the Canadian Gospel Music Association conference. (Pictured left to right: the “two Michelles” from the Shine-FM/Calgary sales staff, Daniel Anstandig, Beth Bacall (from Star 99.1FM in New York), and Mark Imbach, Operations Manager from Shine-FM/Calgary.

The Score

Mike McVay poses in his newly acquired Mannheim Steamroller jacket.

Our CEO shows off the wine that he swapped with Chip Davis in trade for the coat.

Friday, October 24, 2008

Say Goodbye to Summer

Mike McVay drives Rosie (1957 Chevy Bel Air) off to storage. Another year almost gone as McVay Media enters its 25th year of media consulting service. (Photo Credit Robert Stern)


Mike in Rosie

Rick Springfield, touring radio stations to promote his single "What's Victoria's Secret" stopped by KPSI/Palm Springs, California.

Rick, KPSI Palm Springs PD Connie Breeze, Bradley-In-The-Morning and promotion wizard Bob Catania

Rick Springfield and KPSI PD Connie Breeze

Monday, October 20, 2008

The McVay Media ROVING CAMERA was EVERYWHERE this past month. From the Pacific to the Atlantic and from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico.

Destin Beach View - Wish I Was There

Mike McVay and George Francis at dinner in Destin, Florida

Mike McVay and George Francis have worked together for 30 years - Francis at 6ft 5 inches has made the 6ft 2 inches McVay look short for ALL those years. Francis is a Ft Walton Bch Mkt Manager

Robb Stewart with Asterisk Communications poses with Mike McVay in Florida

Scott Stevens - OM and PD of WMLV in Meridian MS

WJYE Buffalo Goddess of the Middays with Morning Man and OM-PD Joe Chille

Friday, October 17, 2008

WAJI - Fort Wayne PD Barb Richards, and husband Jim, pose with Kelly Clarkson and Reba McEntire during their recent tour.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

'The Surreal Life' starring Mike McVay

One of the greatest joys of consulting is the people that you meet when you travel. Mike McVay recently had an experience that he described as surreal. He was in the Gainesville-Ocala market when he was invited to meet The Godfather of Music Producers …. Bruce Swedien and his wife Bea. Bruce has produced everyone from Count Basie to Michael Jackson and won several Grammy’s for his work on Jackson’s CD “Thriller.” He recently finished a project with Garneau Band. The group is fronted by brothers Jordan (18) and Josh (15) and managed by Dave Waller. Waller is also one of two vocalists working with Gameau Band. Their video to the song “Keep the Dream Alive” is on-line at

Pictured also is Shane Finch, (Operations Manager for Asterisk Communications in Ocala), and Bill Barr (morning personality) with WMFQ Gainesville-Ocala. Mike is the second grayest man in these pictures. Didn’t we say that one of his greatest joys is visiting people on the road?

Bruce - Shane - Bill and Mike (seated)

Jason, Bruce, Jordan and Mike

Josh- Bruce- Jordan- Dave and Mike

Shane - Josh - Bruc - Bill - Dave and Jordan (Kneeling)

WMFQ's Shane Finch with Afternoon Drive Diva Toni and Mike McVay

Spacial Audio Visits McVay Media

Spacial Audio visits McVay Media - Pictured are Ken, Bryan and Josh from Spacial Audio with Mike, Daniel and James from McVay New Media

A night at the wine bar for Spacial Audio and McVay New Media - Welcome to Cleveland!

Bryan and Daniel

James and Josh

Monday, October 13, 2008

Stop Press - Grant Broadcasters Stations take home ACRAs awards

Brooklyn Hulands - Best Documentary

Chae Rogan - Best Producer

Dayle Richardson and Lousie Poole - Cameras Awards

Louise Poole and David Bauche - ACRA Award

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Congratulations to the 2008 NAB Marconi Award Winners!!!

The awards were presented to Radio's Best during the Annual Convention held in late September at Austin, Texas.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Fun in Austin!

Keith Berman of Radio & Records magazine, Heather Cohen of The Weiss Agency and Scott Meyers with John Tesh Media pose in front of the home of literary legend O Henry. The home is in Austin, Texas and was between the convention hotel and Austin's most famous cigar bar. One can guess where this trio was headed.