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Fostering an independent audio sector

Siobhán Kenny, (CEO, Radiocentre, UK), John Purcell, (CEO, KCLR 96FM and Chairman of the IBI, Ireland), Jakob Munck (Founder and CEO, Munck Studios, Sweden) How many good programming ideas have been shot down by the phrase “We cant afford it”? New sources of funding are beginning to change this rhetoric. From Broadcasting Funding Schemes where a portion of Television Licence Fees is allocated to allow public service programming to be made by independent broadcasters to new and alternative funding sources being uncovered by independent production companies, this session will explore the positive and negative impact of alternative funding sources on independent production companies, on radio stations and on the audience.   



How many good programming ideas have been shot down by the phrase “We cant afford it”? New sources of funding are beginning to change this rhetoric. From Broadcasting Funding Schemes where a portion of Television Licence Fees is allocated to allow public service programming to be made by independent broadcasters to new and alternative funding sources being uncovered by independent production companies, this session will explore the positive and negative impact of alternative funding sources on independent production companies, on radio stations and on the audience. Siobhán Kenny, (CEO, Radiocentre, UK), John Purcell, (CEO, KCLR 96FM and Chairman of the IBI, Ireland), Jakob Munck (Founder and CEO, Munck Studios, Sweden)  
 
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