Entries by Kara L

Local News Needs to Podcast

By Daniel Anstandig, CEO & Co-Founder, Futuri Media A major broadcast television group recently announced that it’s added a VP of Audio Programming, to its executive team. The company says that he will be focused on growing its news and sports business in podcasts, audio device platforms, and other areas of audio distribution. Like many radio […]

David Russell and Jessica Foster Join Futuri

July 12, 2022 — Futuri, the leading provider of AI-driven revenue, audience, and content growth solutions for broadcasters and digital publishers, today announced that David Russell has joined its team as National Account Manager, and Jessica Foster has joined as Director of Partner Support — Sales Intelligence. David Russell joins Futuri from Cox Media Group […]

Breaking News: CNN is Changing Its Banner Policy (Finally!)

By Tim Wolff, VP, TV and Digital Publishing Innovation, Futuri You may have seen the news in the past week that CNN is reconsidering its decades-long use of the term “Breaking News” in on-air graphics. For me, this could mean a change in how I teach local news producers–after all, CNN”s “Breaking News” banner has […]

NBC Wins Despite Losses

By Tim Wolff, VP, TV & Digital Publishing Innovation, Futuri Media The proverbial champagne corks were popping at NBC this week, with news that the network had become #1 in the coveted 18-49 year-old demo. The Super Bowl and Olympics were key drivers to get them over the hump, but it wasn’t really a story about strong […]

Turbocharging Your Growth in 2022: NAB Show Preview

Get the most out of this year’s NAB Show whether you are on-site or online! Watch NAB’s Director, Member Experience Josh Miely and Futuri’s SVP Content Zena Burns discuss what Radio Show’s integration into NAB Show means and the best way to navigate the new and improved convention center experience. Not going to the show? […]

AP report: AI is an opportunity for local newsrooms

Groundbreaking report surveying hundreds of newsrooms points to the importance of AI. By Tim Wolff VP, TV & Digital Publishing Innovation, Futuri Media What would you choose if someone else could do part of your job? What if, instead of a person, artificial intelligence could do it? And what if it could go beyond just replacing […]

A Better Way to Put More Listener Audio On-the-Air

Making it easier for your fans to be heard makes it easier for you   By Scott Lindy, Futuri Media Listener voices are the heart and soul of every famous radio brand. When fans of a station or show are invited to join the conversation, magic happens. We’re humans, and we all want to belong […]