Episode 189

Holland Cooke on the Future of Local Radio

In today's fast-changing media landscape, Holland Cooke, a renowned radio consultant and host, offers valuable insights into local radio's future. He emphasizes the need for adaptation and highlights local radio's varied roles based on market characteristics. To attract and keep listeners, he suggests focusing on unique music programming. Additionally, delivering timely, relevant local news remains crucial.

Holland provides practical tips for improving news delivery, including avoiding repetition and using clear language. He also encourages resourceful collaborations with local television stations, facilitating content sharing and cross-promotion for both media outlets.

He also reveals how to "make your work count twice" by creating content that can be repurposed across platforms, maximizing its impact in a competitive media landscape.

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