818 Resources

"The Daily" Equation

Michael Barbaro, Theo Balcomb
2018 - Austin

“The Daily” was born out of a traditional public radio format. What does that format look like when powered by Times journalism and a newsroom of over 1,500 journalists worldwide? Hear from “The Daily” host Michael Barbaro, along with Theo Balcomb, the show’s managing producer, as they share what they’ve learned from combining the best practices of public radio with classic New York Times journalism to create a new form of audio storytelling.

Google's Strategy

Mikel Ellcessor, Shane Mac, Zack Reneau-Wedeen
2018 - Austin

The podcast landscape has now gotten much more interesting. Google's new podcast strategy has the potential to dramatically change two areas that have hampered podcasting: recommendation and discovery. The combination of new tools from the world's largest data company, improved functionality on the largest handset install base and the emergence of AI and machine learning will be the topic in this General Session. Join the founder of Google Podcasts and an expert in AI to learn what this means for public media.

Voice Coaching: A DIY Workshop

Jessica Hansen
2018 - Austin

This practical, hands-on workshop will teach you to create more options for your on-air delivery, using techniques to expand and release your voice.  

Engagement for Everyone

Ashley Alvarado, Stephanie Federico, Jackie Hai, Hannah Wise
2018 - Austin

Community engagement has reached a new inflection point. The promise of expanded skills that facilitate deeper, richer relationships with a wider cross section of our community is smacking headlong into cynicism as it's being dismissed as the flavor of the day/ month/ year.

Misunderstanding of the discipline, and what it offers, abounds. In some organizations, engagement has collapsed into Audience Outreach and Diversity & Inclusion plans. At others, the focus on relationships has allowed teams to expand and modernize the concept of public service.

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