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SEPTEMBER 17-19, 2013 ----  Hyatt Regency ATLANTA
The Content Conversation Continues

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Thursday, September 19 • 11:00am - 12:15pm

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Whatever their individual successes, and in stark contrast to the impressive support infrastructure that has blossomed around the news-and-information format in public media, classical stations have largely gone it alone, with few opportunities to share knowledge, content, or resources. But is that a problem of supply – or of demand?  We’ll continue the conversation begun the day before about charting a new course of communication in the classical arena, touching both “big picture” strategy and advocacy, as well as on nut-and-bolts issues as audience and programming research, digital rights-and-asset management, and best practices in such areas as fundraising, marketing, and community engagement. 

 (See  Part 1: Wednesday 3:30 Session)

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Tom Thomas

Co-CEO, Station Resource Group
Tom Thomas is co-CEO at Station Resource Group, an alliance of leading public radio stations focused on strategy, policy, and innovation. He has inspired advances across almost every aspect of public media at both local and national levels. He has shaped key policies at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, NPR, the FCC, and in Congress. He helped design and launch PRX: The Public Radio Exchange and Public Radio... Read More →

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St.John Flynn

Program Director, Classical 91.7/Houston Public Media
St.John Flynn is program director at Classical 91.7/Houston Public Media. Born and raised in the U.K., St.John came to the U.S. in 1986 to attend graduate school at the University of Georgia.  He arrived in Houston, TX, in 2008 to take the position of program director, Classical at KUHF/88.7FM, then a dual format station.  Houston Public Radio acquired a second FM signal in 2011 and he developed... Read More →
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Graham Parker

General Manager and Vice President, WQXR
Graham Parker is the general manager and vice president of WQXR, the most listened to classical station in the country and New York’s only all-classical station. Over the past two years, Parker has overseen and implemented an ambitious growth plan that puts WQXR front and center in New York’s thriving classical music scene. During Parker’s tenure, WQXR has launched a new national series, Carnegie... Read More →
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Ben Roe

Managing Director, WGBH/WCRB
Benjamin K. Roe is managing director, Classical Services at WGBH/WCRB, in Boston. Roe guides the overall classical strategy for WGBH, including programming, live performances, special events, videos, podcasts, apps, and its five online classical channels, all under the umbrella of WCRB Classical New England. He has a three-decade career in public media, including 20 years at NPR. A Grammy-Award winning producer... Read More →

Thursday September 19, 2013 11:00am - 12:15pm
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