The call-in show has attracted about 800 users to the social platform and hopes to help other stations with their own efforts.
The union would include 11 staffers who work on the radio program and podcast “Snap Judgment” and the podcast “Spooked.”
Godell has worked in public broadcasting since 1976.
“This is a bitter pill,” said Eric Marrapodi, VP of news programming. “We really wanted this to work. And this was a big, big swing to try to do this.”
CPB provided a $1.5 million grant backing expansion to newsrooms in all 50 states.
Anya Grundmann is leaving her role as SVP of programming for NPR.
Lovato-Winston, who currently works in fundraising for KPR, steps up to director next month.
Stations can rebuild listenership by maintaining relentless focus on every element of the air.
The event will feature local vendors and live performances, including a free Los Lonely Boys concert.
“The hallmark of her reporting,” says colleague Elissa Nadworny, “is ‘I want to be with people in their lives. I want to be with them on the fishing boat. I want to be on their cattle ranch when the cows cross into their property.’”
Three productions funded by Black Public Media will be distributed through social media this fall.
PMVG will use the Knight grant to further adoption of ATSC 3.0 among public media stations and to explore how it might generate income.