Air Check

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Air Check

A recording of a broadcast given to an advertiser. The air check proves to the advertiser that a commercial or advertisement in fact aired. It also includes the announcer's introduction and/or a portion of his/her show. This is used by radio stations and advertisers to find new talent.
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As the industry publication Inside Radio notes, "Makers of digital aircheck equipment are in for a bonanza.
Specifically, Corcoran cited a weekly taped digest of airchecks of his KSHE morning show that Osborne forwarded to the FCC under Hyland's direction, along with an explanatory letter pointing out alleged infractions.
Entrants for the Broadcast Personality Awards are judged on airchecks, ratings, community involvement and biological information.
The NPR piece featured actual airchecks of such recycling, noting that original respondents to the contest had no idea their voices were being used in stations all over Texas.
Station finalists were judged on the following criteria: airchecks, ratings history, community involvement and leadership.
I still occasionally pull out airchecks of Gabriel from the mid-60s, and he was talking about his ailing automobiles even then.
And, at the "Dedicated To The One I Love" exhibits, visitors can listen to their favorite deejays, selecting from over 100 video and audio airchecks.
Unfortunately, the airchecks which were to be used to refamiliarize readers with the two Rabbitts' broadcasting styles were not ready in time for the voting.