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Transformative Gift Leads to Monumental Project

Blue Ridge Public Radio is laying the groundwork for our future. As the result of a transformative investment we received in the Fall of 2018, BPR is in the midst of a major overhaul and upgrade of our studio and radio IT systems. Since my…

The 2019 NAB Show

Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters, the NAB Show is a trade show for pretty much anything and everything that goes into the creation and distribution of media…

New Studio Furniture Arrived!

We received our new studio furniture for the first three studios to get remodeled/upgraded. It was quite a job getting all the packages into the station and unpacked. We worked with Forecast Consoles to design furniture to fit our existing rooms…

PREC Day 2 + 3

  Day 2 and the new half-day session of Day 3 of the PREC opened with a new set of topics.  Rather than go into too much depth again I’ll list some of the key topics and points.   Next Generation of HD Radio There is a lot of study and…

Studio Tear Down

Over the last few days, we have removed all equipment and furniture in preparation for our first round of studio upgrades. This round will include upgrading our existing Studio B (featured in the film below), existing Talk Studio and converting…

The PREC – Part 1

The PREC (Public Radio Engineering Conference) took place from April 4th through 6th.  This was my first time attending, and I was awarded a scholarship to do so by the APRE (Association of Public Radio Engineers), who holds the event. The…