Folk Radio: Starting Your Own Show ... and Keeping it Fresh!

by Al Riess and Suzi Wollenberg

The following guides were originally used as handouts at the panel discussion "Folk Radio: Starting Your Own Show ... And Keeping It Fresh!" which took place on February 21, 2002 at the 14th Annual International Conference of the North American Folk Music and Dance Alliance, Jacksonville, Florida, February 21-24, 2002.

The panel participants were:

Folk Radio: Starting Your Own Show (from scratch, if you have the itch!)...
by Al Riess

FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS

THE MUSIC

THE STATIONS

YOUR COMMITMENT

FITTING IN WITH THE STATION

WHEN YOU GO "LIVE"


Folk Radio: Keeping it Fresh
by Suzi Wollenberg

ROUGH GUIDE TO RADIO CD REVIEWS: GENERAL GUIDELINES

REVIEW MECHANICS

FINAL THOUGHTS ABOUT REVIEWING


Al Riess hosts Rooting About: The Folk and Roots Music Show on WBNY, 91.3 FM at Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York. In his day job he's a reference librarian at the Buffalo State library. He also writes recording reviews for the periodical Dirty Linen: Folk and World Music, and has been doing that since 1988, the year Rooting About started. His show doesn't have its own web page as of this writing, but WBNY does.

Suzi Wollenberg is the Folk Music Director at WVUD, 91.3 FM, Newark, Delaware, where she also hosts a show entitled Roots. WVUD is a college/community radio station featuring thirty hours per week of folk music. She also is the President of the Green Willow Folk Club in Wilmington, Delaware, which presents monthly concerts of Celtic/British Isles and related folk music.


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