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Podcast #28 – A Deep Dive into the Public Radio Bid for KUNV

We follow up on Nevada Public Radio’s proposal to take over programming on KUNV, the community radio station owned by the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, that we first reported on last week. We hear from a volunteer programmer, Ken Lange, who opposes the deal, and from Flo Rogers, CEO of Nevada Public Radio, who explains the story behind the proposal and why she thinks it’s good for the station. We also talk with Kylie O’Rourke, the station manager of KUNV’s student-run sister station, The Rebel, heard on the HD2 signal.

This is rare look at this kind of potential deal, before it is decided upon by the university administration. It’s a must-listen for anyone in college or community radio.

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One Response to Podcast #28 – A Deep Dive into the Public Radio Bid for KUNV

  1. FloRogers December 16, 2015 at 6:08 pm #

    Hi guys, thanks for the even handed exploration of the NVPR proposal to bring KUNV into sustainability.

    Our “explainer” is here and I welcome feedback

    I can assure any UNLV students who listen to this podcast (if our proposal moves to completion) that the opportunities for them will flourish across all our media outlets KNPR 88.9, KCNV and the city regional magazine Desert Companion. They will be developed around substantial real time professional level experiences in creating contemporary broadcast and digital media content… from audio and video for 91.5 to web design, graphic design, marketing and news production on the only NPR station in Southern Nevada. We can’t wait to bring our entire staff of journalists into the mix with our growing group of broadcast professionals to mentor and interact with UNLV students.

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