Do People Really Ask Alexa to Play Local Radio?

By Matt Bailey Originally published at Integr8 Research Do People Really Ask Alexa to Play Local Radio? This post is the second in a series exploring how changing technology impacts radio listening, music consumption, and radio’s role at introducing listeners to new music. Our previous post revealed that the majority of 15- to 39-year-old radio listeners* no longer own a …

Justin Chase: Power Player

By Justin Chase Originally published at All Access https://www.allaccess.com/power-player/archive/27209/justin-chase In these technologically advanced times, Beasley Media Group realizes that radio can’t afford to be reactive anymore; to succeed you need to be proactive – and not just when it comes to utilizing social media. EVP/Programming Justin Chase and the programming team at its Philadelphia cluster have jumped on the growing …

Alexa Is Listening—So Should Radio, With Many Opportunities.

By Steve Goldstein Originally published at Inside Radio http://www.insideradio.com/alexa-is-listening-so-should-radio-with-many-opportunities/article_2cc6d9ba-acce-11e7-8fcd-8b5faae89a59.html Smart speakers—from Alexa, to Google Home, to a slew of models coming on the market—are giving AM/FM another chance to return and rule in-home listening. Signs for success and growth are everywhere; the industry need only take the bait to be reenergized. The numbers indicating the popularity of the devices speak …

Smart Speakers Can Bring Radio Deep Into On-Demand Revolution.

By Steve Goldstein Originally published at Inside Radio http://www.insideradio.com/smart-speakers-can-bring-radio-deep-into-on-demand-revolution/article_4fa7dc7c-acce-11e7-a931-c3f23726cdce.html Among the most exciting opportunities that the smart speaker revolution brings to radio is the potential to become an on-demand content provider. As technology evolves, radio should be everywhere its audience is and for a growing number that’s smart speakers. One of AM/FM’s strengths is being live; with smart speakers, that …