How is radio leveraging audio’s newfound popularity? The May/June issue of RedTech Magazine looks at this question and others. We speak to the European Broadcasting Union’s new Head of Radio Edita Kudláčová to better understand the steps broadcasters need to take to remain relevant amid digital transformation and evolving consumption habits.
This issue also features thoughts from Graham Dixon, who discusses the strategy behind Facebook’s recent audio addition to its social offering, and from Matt Deegan, founder of Folder Media, on the evolution of radio and audio in the United Kingdom and Europe.
Addressing the topic of radio’s role during times of crisis, Tapas Sen, chief content officer for India-based Mirchi, details how the nationwide private FM network has adjusted its technological infrastructure and programming during the country’s devastating health crisis to ensure it delivers life-saving information to citizens. And we highlight how radio is helping save lives in Somaliland by promoting safer gun ownership.
Also in this edition we look at how National College Radio is promoting a passion for radio among youth; Antenna Hungária’s massive shift to full IP radio distribution; the importance of modern RF monitoring; Vivacité Mons’ new multiplatform studio; and Europe’s rising podcast stars.
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