New World Record for Talk Radio

June 4, 2009

New York, NY - Jun 3, 2009 - At approximately 4:15 p.m. on June 1, 2009, co-authors TJ Walker and Jess Todtfeld broke the Guinness World Record for the Most Radio Talk Show Interviews Within a 24-Hour Period, surpassing the previous record of 72 interviews. The team began at 6 a.m. on June 1 and worked 24 straight hours. By 6 a.m. on June 2, they had been interviewed on 112 different radio shows worldwide.

To beat the previous Guinness World Record, Todtfeld and Walker had to be interviewed for a minimum of five minutes on each show. Topics of discussion focused on how listeners could enhance their communication and speaking abilities for a number of situations from job interviews to wedding speeches. covered the event as well. Within the first four hours, they had appeared on 40 radio stations.

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