‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ … But Will Radio Be There?



Thanks to quarantine situations across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic, the RBR+TVBR reader inbox has been stuffed with story links from news organizations across the globe, offering the editorial team here fresh ideas and inspiration in a time of crisis.

One of the more heartwarming tales involves a show of unity among radio stations serving listeners across the U.K. and Europe.

After reading it and, minutes later, perusing an email from veteran Boston-based programming consultant Clark Smidt, it once again fueled a fever that is far from COVID-19 related because it’s a recurring theme seen across nearly four years of covering the U.S. radio industry — why couldn’t American stations come together like this, too?

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