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I would be really interested to know how many other edubloggers got this email sometime in the past few months…


I’m contacting you on behalf of Sky Radio Network, the nation’s leading inflight media company, in regards to our upcoming “Innovation in Education” talk radio show airing worldwide on American Airlines during January 2008.

This special advertorial presents one-on-one interviews and compelling profiles of innovators in education — the companies and organizations who are on the forefront of education and are rarely heard from. We enlighten millions of business and leisure travelers by sharing success stories in ways you’ve never heard before.

To that end, I’d like to personally invite you to participate with your own interview segment. Your interview will air in a continuous loop for a full month on 29,000 American Airlines flights reaching 4.2 million potential listeners. This opportunity requires a small distribution fee (see participation details and costs below).

Regularly featured Sky Radio guests include President Jimmy Carter, Donald Trump, Steve Forbes, Charles Schwab, Sumner Redstone, Micheal Dell, Leeza Gibbons, Tony Robbins, Suze Orman, Ben Stein, to name a few. To hear recent interviews, click on and

Please contact me asap to secure a spot, as space is limited. We have only two featured slots available and our commitment deadline is 3pm EST on Friday, August 17th (although we have until mid September to record your interview segment).

Again, see below for participation details and costs.

Senior Producer
Sky Radio Network
12155 Riverside Drive
Valley Village, CA 91607

Producers of the #1 Talk Shows in the Sky and on the Web


Sky Radio’s creative team of writers will produce a dynamic one-on-one interview and will script everything in advance with your final editorial control. The interview is pre-recorded and can be done over the phone and will take only 15-20 minutes. Due to our approaching deadline, we’re offering our last two spots on our December edition for only $3,995 (normally $7,500). Our commitment deadline is 3pm EST on Friday, August 17th.


Barbara is a Lecturer in Hispanic Studies at a small liberal arts college in Maine. Rumor has it this was also her alma mater. She used to work for a small liberal arts college in the cornfields of Ohio for almost 20 years as a teacher and language center director. Prior to these adventures in higher ed she taught high school Spanish and loved it. She wishes she had more time in her life to play with her dogs, write, read, swim, do yoga things and making stuff out of clay. To see her online portfolio please click here!

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  1. Doug Canfield · August 15, 2007 Reply

    LOL…I just got one of these last night…got caught by my spam filter….

  2. Dennis Fairbanks · August 15, 2007 Reply

    Yeah that is hilarious..You pay them money and say whatever you’d like to

  3. Barbara · August 15, 2007 Reply

    Sadly…it is not spam…it’s real! The guy wrote back and said yes, I would have him big bucks to record me. Amazing

  4. Janey · August 16, 2007 Reply

    You said yes to this scam? This is a major rip off

  5. Barbara · August 16, 2007 Reply


    Uh no, I did not. And even if I had $3K I could think of so many other things to do with the $$$$ instead of paying for 20 minutes of inflight blather.


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