Each of us has within us an Authentic Voice that is free, natural, unique and inherently beautiful. However, most of us speak with a false voice that has been hijacked by stress, fear, and some preconceived notion of how we should sound.
As Nick Francis leads a discussion with other programmers in the room, you'll hear segments from a variety of jazz recordings, both old and new. Be there to share your reactions, hear how other programmers approach their own "sound," and discuss how we can make our sound more appealing to a wider audience while maintaining a balance between the commercial and the artistic.
More and more stations are talking about “engagement”. But what does that mean? Is it a catalyst for content creation? Is it something we do through social networks or is it a mix of activities that includes face-to-face meetings with our community and audience?
We convene audiences through our programming or through listener/member events. However, there is a role that your station can play as a convener of fellow arts non-profits and other like-minded organizations and individuals.
We know about the changing demographic of the United States and that many groups, including Asian, Pan-Asian, African-American, and Latinos are all underrepresented in public media today. We also tend to attract more highly educated middle and upper class audiences and staffs. The industry is working to diversify staff and content focus. Yet, we often are puzzled why things don’t change more quickly, despite our earnest efforts.
Effective membership messaging doesn’t have to be the antithesis of your programming and station brand. In this dynamic session, we’ll cover ways to keep the importance of membership support front and center all year long in a cohesive and integrated way.
As part of the information gathered about member stations' local news reporting capacities, NPR Audience & Corporate Research designed and fielded a survey for NPR Member stations. These findings provide insight into the best approaches to enhance the capacity of member stations to provide quality, in-depth local news reporting.
As a part of NPR's evaluation of its member stations' local news reporting capacities, NPR Audience & Corporate Research designed and fielded a survey for NPR Member stations. From this survey, NPR is gaining insights into the best approaches to enhance the capacity of its member stations to provide quality, in-depth local news reporting.
All NPR member station News Directors and General Managers were invited to help map the current landscape of station news production capacity.
Public Radio Program Directors (PRPD) and the Local News Initiative (LNI) have joined forces to develop "Best Practices" for public radio's local news/ talk/information programs.