344 Resources for Benediction

Public Media's Full Spectrum Storytelling

Jennifer Brandel, Julia Drapkin, Harriett Ells, Haley Howle, Sally Kane, Hawk Mendenhall, Noland Walker
2013 - Atlanta

Two years ago, AIR called out to stations at PRPC to step forward to help incubate new models for storytelling, media craft, and distribution, and work together with AIR and producers to push the envelope to realize a new public media.

AIR@25 Mingle

Glynn Washington, Sue Schardt, Torey Malatia
2013 - Atlanta

Emcee Glynn Washington welcomes all to this celebration of AIR's silver anniversary.  Keynote speaker Torey Malatia, AIR's founders, VIP guests, with Executive Director Sue Schardt and President David Freedman welcome producers and stations managers to "mingle" and share the story of public media’s creative culture and the vision for what lies ahead.  

Classical Music Format Group

Tom Thomas, St.John Flynn, Graham Parker, Ben Roe
2013 - Atlanta

This year’s gathering of classical colleagues will be devoted to a single, overarching theme: How can stations, networks, and public media service organizations work together to strengthen classical music radio? 

Jazz Format Group

Joey Cohn
2013 - Atlanta

What are jazz stations doing that is making a difference online? How are stations connecting the on-air and online relationship? And...How are you maximizing the resources you have to program and distribute content to both areas?  Share your success stories and hard lessons with your fellow jazz programmers in these and other aspects of your jazz services. 

News/Talk Format Group

Jeff Hansen, George Bailey, Craig Oliver, Dave Sullivan
2013 - Atlanta

This year's meeting will center on a discussion of current issues for news and information stations in all sizes of markets. We'll share efforts underway at your stations and, In light of so many stations making changes in middays, trends in that daypart.

Digital Music Rights and Public Media

Joel Meyer, Spencer W. Weisbroth
2013 - Atlanta

Many times terrific musical performances that happen in our studios have to be cut out of our archived shows, streams, and podcasts because we lack the necessary rights to keep them. This issue affects anyone who produces live music content but also can include interview shows on news format stations using live or pre-recorded music. Whether you work at a station or are an independent producer, you may unknowingly expose yourself to legal action if you not aware of the issues at play.

Maximizing Your Program Investment: Curating, Repurposing and Segmentation

Jon Hoban, Bill Radke, Robert Hugh-Jones, Kathy Merritt
2013 - Atlanta

This session will explore how various stations around the country are integrating curated content within their regular programming. We’ll hear from a variety of stations (large and small) about how they approach the idea, why they think it’s important and how they manage the technical aspect of integrating segments into their schedules with little or no resources.

Digital Dilemmas

Lori Lewis
2013 - Atlanta

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?

Commercial Classical Is Dead; Long Live Commercial Classical

Matt Abramovitz, Bill Lueth, Bryan Lowe
2013 - Atlanta

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.

Building A "Go Team"

Harriett Ells, Andi McDaniel, Anya Grundmann
2013 - Atlanta

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.