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AM21 | Session 06: Community and Creative Identity in a Post-WFH Era – Radio as Connective Tissue in a Hybrid World
April 21, 2021 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am PDT
Alejandro "Ale" Cohen
Musician; Composer; Executive Director, dublab, Los Angeles, CA, USA
General Manager/Program Director 1047 THE DROP / Rocky Mountain Public Media, Denver, CO, USA
Partner at One Drop Sync; KCRW Radio DJ, Manager; Adjunct Professor, Musicians Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
CEO, Planetary Group; Los Angeles, CA and Boston, MA, USA
Community and Creative Identity in a post-WFH era
Radio as Connective Tissue in a Hybrid World
10:15 am PDT / 11:15 am MDT / 12:15 pm CDT / 1:15 pm EDT
This session will discuss the evolving role of radio as the connective social glue during the pandemic. Radio can connect local news and music to local business — and be a lifeline to both information and entertainment. How did radio become challenged or thrive in 2020 and how does the growth in pandemic-spurred media leave radio in a post-pandemic world? What is radio’s role?