Voice & Community: The Values of Public Media, Nov 7

On Friday, November 7th, Radio Boise presents Sally Kane, CEO of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, community radio veteran, small farmer and midwife to discuss the core values of public, community radio and the future of local, noncommercial stations in places like Boise and beyond. Kane will also discuss the role of the NFCB, net neutrality and trends in listener supported public media.

Join us for this free, public lecture. 6:00 – 7:30pm at Boise State Downtown, 301 S. Capitol Blvd. @ Front Street

The Voice and Community Lecture is sponsored by Radio Boise KRBX 89.9 FM along with the Boise State Department of Communication, the Communication Graduate Student Association (CGSA) and the newly launched Idaho Media Initiative.

Sally Kane, CEO of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, started in community radio at KVNF, a rural service network established in Paonia, Colorado in 1979. Her mother helped found the station and served as it’s first Board President. Sally grew up on a farm with community radio as a staple of her family’s diet. During high school she volunteered as a DJ and hosted an interview show. After 17 years, she returned to her hometown, eventually becoming KVNF’s Executive Director, for the decade between 2003 and 2013. She has led the NFCB since January 2014.

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