It’s a big swirling universe of digital platforms out there, and it seems like new social media services are popping up every day. How do we make choices about where to put our focus and content? What are the new priorities and best practices for public radio? And how can PDs lead the way?
Join us as we explore classical programming orthodoxies and reconcile them with the best programming practices of formerly commercial classical stations. You’ll learn what they are still doing and why.
Producer-led innovation is gaining some traction, with a number of stations setting up units designed to tap producers from within to bring forward new ideas that will attract a new audience and bring fresh approaches to format and storytelling.
The Sisters will apply their special magic to a closing that’s more than just a speech.
Join CPB president and CEO Patricia Harrison for a panel discussion with leaders who are helping to shape the diverse look and sound of public media.
Lila King, Director of Social Media for CNN.com will share her insights into the world of social media and user generated content, how public media is doing, and what we might do to further expand the impact of public service media.
Our tradition for the annual meeting of members is to keep it brief... a quick year-in-review and outline of plans for the year ahead. We'll reveal some improvements in our knowledge services and have time to hear your feedback and questions about PRPD.
By now, you’ve seen presentations of the Public Radio Tech Surveys. This year at PRPD, we’re doing something different – using key findings of this landmark study as conversation starters in a fast-moving session that covers what the data means and its implications for public radio.
Nearly every week we hear that some new distribution channel will soon be delivering the very content that was once exclusively available on a public radio station. New technology is expanding audio options. As that happens, program producers are reaching beyond stations, directly to listeners for funding.
Sue Gardner will kick off our morning-long examination about how to maintain our public service values while facing an ever more competitive funding and distribution landscape. Described as "Librarian to the World" and "Mother Teresa of the Internet," Gardner's goal is to give everyone in the world free and easy access to the information they need.