Does Local Radio Still Matter?
“We in the radio industry know what radio is. It is companionship, it is emotional. It is a human connection with the presenter and other listeners. It is full of powerful stories. That powerful story might be a hard-hitting feature on a local NPR station; but it could also be an equally powerful story from the local breakfast team about their day yesterday inspired by a listener’s tweet.”
- James Cridland, Radio Futurologist
This quote really resonates for us because that’s what we strive for every day at WEMU; to provide companionship, content, and context in both news and music. To be a trusted source of news and information and to provide the musical soundtrack for your week.
Radio is personal. It has friends.
And that’s why we need to hear from you today. As a friend of WEMU, YOU are key stakeholder in our current and future success; as a listener and as a donor you play an important role at WEMU.
We need to know that we are on the right path here at WEMU. That local radio still matters.
Does local radio matter? You tell us.