Radio Blog Topic Ideas: What to Write About

Got a radio blog? Smart. It's a sure way to get more eyeballs on your website.

Having a blog is the easy part. The difficult bit is finding topics to write about.

This blog post promises to give you six radio blog topic ideas. Are you already smiling? You should, your writer's block is about to be obliterated.


Talk about the news

Entertainment News

You’ll be talking about what happening in the world of entertainment. Pretty much, covering the celebrities we have all come to know and love.

A rundown of what's trending as of 1 Nov 2019 includes the royals from England with the ongoing rift between Prince Williams and Prince Harry, Camila Cabello who's dating Shawn Mendes and has a new album out.

You’ll have your work cut out for you, thanks to the numerous entertainment blogs, YouTube channels, TV shows, etc. 

Curating and finding the newsworthy stuff should not be a strenuous task at all. 

Weird News

People visiting your blog expect pieces that thoroughly entertain them. So, why not try weird new stories because we live in a pretty strange world full of funny, strange, & odd actors. 

For instance: 

  • Man hires a personal butler for his mountain dog
  • Student wearing gory costume crushes her car and people think she is dead
  • Influencer claims body shampoo makes people fat
  • Raccoon invades the library
  • People in spider-man costumes storm city hall
  • etc.

Sport News

You can give sports highlights to your listeners if they are sport fans already.

Talk about an upcoming game. Players being traded. Results of a prior match. Predictions on future games, and more.

Local News

News and talk radio stations with reporters on the ground cover local news. But nothing is stopping you from dipping your toes in your neighborhood affairs, and publishing factual news items and stories. 

Other news topics you can talk about include: 

  • Tech news: Handsets, Cryptocurrency, apps, gadgets, etc.
  • Consumer: news about companies, product recalls, big retailers, etc. 

Diet, Exercise and Health Topics

Radio is life presented on the air-waves. That’s what makes diet, exercise, and health topics suitable radio station blog ideas.

Here is one: 10 Secret Ways of Staying Fit While Working a 9-5 Job.

Your listener’s diet, exercise, and health struggles are your future blog post ideas.

10 Unknown Facts About [Host's Name]

Here is another brilliant radio blog idea:

Do your presenters get enough coverage on your website?

Surprise them or surprise yourself by writing a blog post on 10 facts you didn’t know the host.

For instance:

  • Who are her top three artists?
  • What’s the name of her cat or dog?
  • Where did she work while in high school or college?
  • What's her favorite movie or director?
  • How many instruments does she play?
  • What else fascinates her? Medicine, surgery, documentaries?

[CloudRadio’s] Halloween Playlist: Blood-curdling Music

Prep a special playlist for the big holidays such as Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, etc. 

When prepping for the holidays, the last thing on your listeners' minds should be curating good music.

That’s where you come in, and publish playlist ideas for them on your radio blog.

For instance, your post for Halloween could be titled: “CloudRadio’s Most Blood-thirsty Halloween Playlist.”

Author Interviews

Do you feature authors in your daily broadcasts? 

Well, let them answer some questions on air, and also have bonus questions that you'll publish on your radio blog. 

You might even send the author a list of questions and later publish their responses in a radio blog post. 

NPR is a fan of author interviews, in fact, check out this example to get an idea of how to do it: The Hard Times: The First 40 Years'

Travel Pieces

Your listeners engage in travel activities.

Whether it’s a piece on an exotic or domestic destination, travel pieces are a must-have on your radio station blog.

Some pieces from CBS Local on travel, include Tractor Trailer Accident Causing Traffic Delays At Philadelphia International Airport, or Top 3 Eco-Friendly Vacation Spots.

And so on...

Chip in Your Radio Blog Topic Ideas

It can be any topic you love writing about in your radio station blog.

Let others know by sharing it in the comments below.

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