Jacobs Media Honors WNYC/New York As 'Most Innovative'
January 15, 2016 at 4:22 AM (PT)
Each week, JACOBS MEDIA honors an "innovative" member of our business. This week, they've chosen WNYC/NEW YORK's studios, writing, "In a recent post we talked about the conundrum that many broadcasters face about embracing podcasting. But not everyone is reluctant, and some of the podcasting activity in the broadcasting sector has been nothing short of spectacular ... and smart. Public radio has been well out in front of this one. The system has been actively involved in the podcast space, and continues to make significant commitments to ensuring it continues to lead the way."
JACOBS continues, "In OCTOBER of last year NEW YORK PUBLIC RADIO’s WNYC, an early innovator in the podcasting space, announced plans to create WNYC Studios. They describe it as 'a major new multimillion investment to incubate talent and double-down on podcasts'. WNYC already has plans in place to launch THE NEW YORKER RADIO HOUR and pilots in development with VICE NEWS and DAILY SHOW correspondent JESSICA WILLIAMS (teamed with comedian PHOEBE ROBINSON)."
Read the full post here.