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Introducing the ShowBizRadio Club

By • Apr 10th, 2013 • Category: ShowBizRadio

We (Mike and Laura Clark) started ShowBizRadio as a side business in August 2005. Our little podcast review service covering community theater in Northern Virginia has grown into a full-time job managing a collection of sites which feature complete audition listings, searchable performance calendars, a cross-reference of all local theatre companies and their production histories, an Internet radio station, as well as reviews, news stories and interviews. Since April 2007, ShowBizRadio has been a proud supporter of the Cappies high school theatre program. ShowBizRadio covers theatre throughout the metropolitan Washington DC region; the entire state of Maryland; Richmond, Virginia; the St. Louis, Missouri region; and North Dakota.

We each spend at least thirty hours per week maintaining the information resources and publishing new articles. The income generated by selling banner advertising to theatre companies breaks down that we earn less than $1/hour. Our expenses include paying the government (taxes), our writers (each writer receives a stipend for each article published), and other bills (such as web hosting, database programming, domain name registrations, bank, legal, and postal fees).

We would like to give our readers the opportunity to support ShowBizRadio directly through a membership. Membership fees will enable us to continue maintaining and growing the SBR web sites.

Access to the existing ShowBizRadio.com sites will not change.

Details and a sign-up form are at ShowBizRadio.org. Thank you!

This article can be linked to as: http://showbizradio.com/go/9360.

has performed in local productions, but prefers to be behind the scenes. Mike earned a Career Studies Certificate in Theater from Northern Virginia Community College. Mike is a member of the American Theatre Critics Association and the Online News Association.

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