Briscoe no longer at Newark’s WBGO-FM

Posted: March 12, 2013

Thurston Briscoe is no longer at WBGO-FM in Newark, N.J. His last day was Friday. The news was first reported on the blog of the Public Radio Program Directors Association. Briscoe had served as the station’s program director for 23 … Continue reading

PBS pushes message of digital innovation at SXSW

Posted: March 11, 2013

During a March 10 appearance at the South by Southwest Interactive conference, PBS President Paula Kerger talked the talk of digital innovation, pointing to the network’s recent successes with web-original videos, social media messaging and the unparalleled popularity of online content tied to PBS Kids. Continue reading

Phil Estrada Olvera Jr., OPB engineer

Posted: March 8, 2013

Felipe “Phil” Estrada Olvera Jr., a network center director of engineering at Portland-based Oregon Public Broadcasting, died Jan. 19 of complications from cancer. He celebrated his 55th birthday just six days earlier. Continue reading