People can have different relationships with WQXR besides broadcast. Radio isn’t just FM anymore. Great content will find people wherever they are – we need to open up the definition of what radio is. Graham Parker, the new VP of Classical WQXR. Parker is enthusiastic about the variety of platforms and programming coming out of WQXR, both on the [...]
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Kudos to CEO Laura Walker and the WQXR/WNYC staff for having the vision to hire yet another creative thinker. Graham Parker has been the Executive Director of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, where he has been doing brilliant work. He will fill the newly-created post of Vice President of Classical 105.9 WQXR. Parker has a deep set of skills [...]
I asked some of the attendees at the AMPPR conference in NYC to write reports for this blog. Here is the first of two installments: From John Pitman, Music Director at All Classical in Portland OR: While visiting the facilities of WQXR/WNYC, I felt like I was walking the halls of some vast intergalactic public radio space [...]
The Music Personnel Conference is not just a chance for those of us in the radio biz to get together with old friends. It’s also a place to discuss best practices in our industry and to refill the well when the daily grind has depleted it. UPDATE: Here’s a timely article in the NY Times.