Episode 189

Published on:

22nd Sep 2023

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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Brandwidth On Demand
The 15 Minute Podcast About Making Great Radio
Every episode, radio's top hosts, PD's and media thought leaders share tips, tools, and tradecraft secrets on remaining relevant in our ever-evolving mediascape. Hosted by veteran manager and 2nd generation broadcaster David Martin and recovering radio programmer and author of "Brandwidth, America's Digital Branding Coach " Kipper McGee.

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