Radio has long worked hand in hand with the world of activism. Since its inception this medium has been well known for having a hyper-local connection with the community, and for their ability to respond to and share news with the public whether through words or music. That trend has continued over the years, but as the medium has grown we’ve also seen DJs and radio personalities create truly innovative roles for themselves off the mic to help their communities build and grow. Our panelists will discuss what’s changed in the way radio engages with their audiences, and what the roles and responsibilities as programmers, DJs and music industry professionals look like today.
Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021, 5:00 – 6:00 PM