Tag: worldwide radio summit

05/08

Pandora: Internet Radio Growth coming from AM/FM

So says Pandora CEO Joe Kennedy in this opening session highlight from the recent Worldwide Radio Summit, moderated by Triton's Mike Agovino. Joe also shares some stats on reduced TSL for radio and matches that against the growth for Internet Radio.  These are stats that are not often publicized in the radio industry. Let's be frank:  Of course some Internet radio growth will come from radio. Maybe most of it will come from radio.  And it will not stop people from listening to the radio.  Rather, it will shave away quarter-hours from radio, just as every other entertainment distraction … [Read more...]

05/03

Fred Jacobs on the Emotional Attractions to Radio

In this highlight from the Jacobs Media TechSurvey8 poll, Fred Jacobs summarizes the key ways broadcasters can tap into the emotional benefits of radio to improve the lives (and the listening) of its audiences. Fred's points remind me of a regular theme in this blog and his own:  That radio's advantages over competing technologies do not require doing the same thing the other guys are doing, but rather doing what radio does really well that those other guys can't or won't do - as long as it's solving a problem or fulfilling a need for our consumers. This clip is from a session I recorded … [Read more...]

05/04

Lee Abrams says “It’s Time to Fight the Content War”

Last Friday I anchored a roundtable of industry leaders to talk about the future of radio. It was the kickoff to the All Access Worldwide Radio Summit (you can watch a replay of the webcast here). I asked the participants to cook up some of they key themes they see on radio's horizon. Today, with his permission, I wanted to share with you the contributions of one of those industry leaders: Lee Abrams.  Lee is a legend in radio, of course, and he is most recently Former Chief Innovation Officer of the Tribune Company and Chief Programming Officer of XM Satellite Radio. Here's where Lee … [Read more...]

04/28

Watch the Keynote Session for the Worldwide Radio Summit LIVE FRIDAY

It's the kickoff session for the Worldwide Radio Summit, and - in a first for the radio industry - you can watch it LIVE right here! It will be Friday, April 29 - from noon-1:30 (ET)/9-10:30a (PT). Tune in to watch me moderate a roundtable session with some of radio's forward-thinking leaders: BILL MOORE -- CEO TUNEIN RADIO, RADIOTIME GERRIT MEIER -- COO Digital, CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO JOHN DICKEY -- COO, CUMULUS BROADCASTING LEE ABRAMS -- Former Chief Innovation Officer TRIBUNE, Chief Programming Officer XM MIKE AGOVINO -- COO, TRITON MEDIA GROUP You can check in via … [Read more...]

04/19

Watch the Opening Session of the Worldwide Radio Summit LIVE Online

In a first for the radio industry, the opening session of an upcoming industry event is being streamed LIVE online and you can watch it from the comfort of your own desk - for free! I'm talking about the first annual Worldwide Radio Summit next week in LA.  It's brought to you by All Access. I am moderating the opening session, and you are invited to watch.  Here are the details: KEYNOTE PANEL: THE FUTURE OF "ALL THINGS RADIO" 9-10:30 am PT, Friday April 29, 2011 Our panel of experts will discuss the current trends and future forecast for "all things radio." Whether it be … [Read more...]

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