WVIA leaders plot revival of donated jazz recording label

Posted: October 17, 2011

The pubcaster serving Scranton/Wilkes-Barre plans to bolster Chiaroscuro’s collection of some 200 master recordings dating back four decades with new sessions recorded in its 5.1-channel Dolby Surround Sound studio/theater. Possibilities include a jazz show for NPR and PBS stations, and an HD channel dedicated to the musical library. Continue reading

Knell: familiar with dynamics

Posted: October 17, 2011

NPR’s next president already knows how a strong production house can continue to work with pubcasting stations — and also expand its reach with non-broadcast distribution partners. For nearly 12 years Gary Knell has managed one of PBS’s prize program … Continue reading

Two more feeds syndicate jazz to public radio

Posted: October 3, 2011

Public radio stations shopping for a plug-and-play jazz stream now have double the options to consider, with two newcomers to the field offering mainstream jazz services. Last month KPLU in Seattle/Tacoma announced that it will soon offer its Jazz24 stream, … Continue reading

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