344 Resources for Benediction

Public Radio Tech Survey 6: What 161,991 Public Radio Fans Have Made Perfectly Clear

Fred Jacobs
2014 - Portland

After six years of Public Radio Tech Surveys, some incredible trends have emerged to shape programming, marketing, and delivery strategies. In presenting this year's data, Jacobs Media’s Fred Jacobs takes a deep dive into these findings with a special emphasis on trending back to 2008 when these studies began.

What's Enduring About Public Radio?

Tamar Charney, Arthur Cohen, Jody Evans, Valerie Geller, Mark Ramsey, Matt Thompson
2014 - Portland

We’ve talked for years about the need to embrace the future – new technology, new audiences, new platforms – and public radio has taken up the challenge.  While we’re moving forward, it’s also important to ask what has public radio has achieved that we want to be sure to take with us – What is Enduring?

Keynote: James Harding, BBC News

James Harding
2014 - Portland

James Harding joined the BBC as Director of News and Current Affairs in August 2013.  Prior to this appointment James was Editor of The Times from December 2007 to December 2012, having joined the paper in 2006 as Business & City Editor.  James worked at the Financial Times for several years, as Washington bureau chief from 2002-2004 and before that as the media editor

Classical Listeners & the Infinite Dial

Larry Rosin
2014 - Portland

Beginning in 1998 and every year since, Edison Research has conducted their comprehensive landmark study,The Infinite Dial. This year’s 22nd such study added an additional question to determine whether respondents listen to classical music.

Getting Down to Business with Marketplace

Lizzie O'Leary, Jessica Pressler, Ben Walsh
2014 - Portland

The #1 name in business news, Marketplace is celebrating 25 years on the air. In honor of this milestone, we’re bringing a taste of what’s new at Marketplace to lunch, or maybe we should say Brunch

News/Talk Format Group

Arthur Cohen, Jeff Hansen, George Bailey, Craig Oliver, Dave Sullivan, John Sutton
2014 - Portland

Last year we learned that listening to public radio nationally is declining. This time RRC returns with an updated report for us on how things have been going for us over the last year. We’ll also get an update on midday listening trends now that it’s been about a year since stations around the country have refreshed their mid-day schedules with new newsmagazines.

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