Tue. Dec 1st, 2020

BSM Podcast – Season 4 – Episode 9 – Nick Wilson – WFNZ

“Nick Wilson learned the radio business from his dad, and is now blazing his own trail in Charlotte.”

After developing his on-air skills in Cleveland at 92.3 The Fan, Nick Wilson has settled into the queen city and become a daily destination for Charlotte sports radio listeners. Having grown up around the business thanks to his father’s involvement in it, Wilson has gained valuable experience on the mic and behind the scenes, all of which have helped him develop as a sports radio personality. In this episode, Nick shares details of his radio journey, and his views on a variety of industry topics.

ISSUES DISCUSSED WITH NICK:

  • How he became interested in the radio business
  • Collecting his first radio paycheck after college
  • Earning attention from 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland
  • Memorable on-air and off-air radio pranks
  • Having the right attitude and persistence to land a bigger role
  • Hosting night shows during the LeBron James championship years
  • Making the decision to leave Cleveland for Charlotte
  • Not knowing his on-air partner while relocating to a new city
  • The way he approached a new market and worked to gain fans
  • Areas of the show that are strong and need improvement
  • What Andy Roth would say he does/doesn’t do well as a host
  • Where he sees himself in 5 years
  • The importance of enjoying experiences while chasing bigger goals
  • Quick Hits: One pet peeve about sports radio, What he needs most from a producer, The thing he likes best about Charlotte, Best sports radio show in Cleveland

FROM THE GUEST:

Nick’s Twitter handle: @NickWilsonWFNZ