Tag: san diego

hurricanelarge
09/02

How Important is Radio in an Emergency?

It's virtually taken on faith in the radio industry: This idea that when all other technologies fail, there's still radio in an emergency. But open your eyes and you'll see that radio's role in emergencies is under threat, thanks to technology. Sure, there are times when all the power goes out, but in those times our technology is powered by batteries. Take the recent Napa earthquake as an example. From CBS San Francisco: Power outages were mostly irrelevant when it came to hampering communication, as cell phones charging on nightstands quickly allowed instant connections with loved ones, … [Read more...]

imlistening1024
06/24

Key Takeaways from hivio, the Audio Future Festival

So what did you miss at hivio, the audio future festival, in San Diego earlier this month? Well let's ask somebody who was there. Sara Marsolek, Faith Radio Network's Listener Engagement Director, was kind enough to take some copious notes and has agreed to let me share a summary of them with you. You can read her original blog post about the event here. Thanks Sara! Here are some key takeaways: 1. Build your list. I call this new name acquisition – too fancy? Well, you get the point. Everything you do should incorporate a strategic and exciting way for a fan to share their contact … [Read more...]

hiviolocation
06/03

Watch hivio 2014 – the Audio Future Festival – LIVE

On June 4, from 8:30 PT to 4:30 PT, hivio streams all day long! Here's the lineup so you can schedule your viewing (all times are PT and approximate): 8:30 - 9am - Mark Ramsey (@MarkRamseyMedia) 9 - 9:10am - Video from Gary Vaynerchuk (@GaryVee) 9:10 - 9:30am - Tracy Johnson, Tracy Johnson Media (@TracyJohnson) 9:30 - 10:00am - Jerry Rocco, 22Social (@JerryRocco) 10 - 10:30am - BREAK 10:30 - 11am - Ric Militi, InnoVision 11:00 - 11:30am - Craig Bruce, Southern Cross Austereo (@CB_Bruce) 11:30 - 12 Noon - Mark Middo, Growth Hacker (@MarkMiddo)  Noon - 1pm BREAK/LUNCH 1- … [Read more...]

listeningtomusic
05/21

Watch hivio 2014 LIVE – RSVP Here!

hivio is the audio future festival, and it streams LIVE from San Diego on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, beginning at 8:30 am PT New Ideas, Inspiration, and Compelling Q&A for Radio, Online Radio, Digital Audio, and Podcasting. Mark Ramsey talks LIVE with SiriusXM's Tim Sabean, InnoVision's Ric Militi, Southern Cross Austereo's Craig Bruce, Growth Hacker and Author Mark Middo, Former Pixar Story Artist Emma Coats, the Content Marketing Institute's Robert Rose, Pandora's Doug Sterne, YouTube phenomenon Andrea Russett, AGOGO Founder J.D. Heilprin, PodcastOne's Rob Greenlee, and a special … [Read more...]

listeningtoradio
10/09

hivio 2014 – the Audio Future Festival: It’s ON!

It was one of the hottest audio-centric events of 2013. Of course, I'm talking about hivio, the first-ever audio future festival. It didn't look, feel, or smell like any other gathering of radio types. But don't take my word for it.... Just watch this short highlight reel (and spot all the familiar faces - or see yourself): [iframe http://player.vimeo.com/video/75357761?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0 570 321] Well today I have good news: hivio 2014 is ON. Mark your calendars now: June 4, 2014 in San Diego. Be there or be extraordinarily square. hivio celebrates new … [Read more...]

garykramer1024
09/10

What Radio Talent Can Learn from Improv

What can radio talent learn from the masters of comic improv? A lot, it turns out. In one of the most enjoyable conversations from hivio 2013, the radio ideas festival, I talked with Gary Kramer, Artistic Director of the National Comedy Theatre in New York and San Diego. Over the past two decades, the NCT has presented almost 7000 performances. As a performer, Gary has appeared throughout the country, as well as internationally in places such as Iraq, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Italy, Turkey and Spain. In addition to NCT, Gary has directed and performed with ComedySportz in Santa Barbara … [Read more...]

patrickreynolds1024
08/28

What Broadcasters MUST Do in the Online Radio Space

What is REALLY going on in the online radio space in local markets all across America? Triton Digital Chief Strategy Officer Patrick Reynolds lifts the veil on one local market, San Diego, at hivio 2013. In this presentation, Patrick brings us up to date on trends in online radio and explains just how much online listening is happening to Pandora at the local market level (it's pretty astounding). In the month before hivio, about two-thirds of the market's online listening was to Pandora, while the rest was spread across an astounding 4,754 different sources, including many broadcasters … [Read more...]

Mike Hodges U-T 1024
08/22

Newspaper Lessons in Transformation for Radio Broadcasters

Newspaper publishers are leading the transformation of media in large part because no corner of the media establishment has been so thoroughly disrupted. Invariably, that means some in the industry will become leaders while the rest become followers and even also-rans. Mike Hodges is one of the leaders. He’s President and COO of U-T San Diego (formerly known as the San Diego Union-Tribune), one of the largest and most profitable local media companies in Southern California. My conversation with Mike was one of the most popular Q&A’s from hivio, the radio ideas festival held this … [Read more...]

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