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September 15, 2020

Considerations and Planning for a License Transfer

It has been observed, with great insight that divorces as well as marriages, can fail. So too the transfer of an existing non-commercial broadcast station is full of many possibilities for failure as well as success.
September 11, 2020

12 Truths About Spearheading Diversity and Inclusion

Do you ever wish, as a diversity and inclusion (D&I) practitioner, that someone had sat you down and told you what it takes to lead D&I efforts at an organization?
August 18, 2020

'It's just breathtaking': How a turbulent 2020 is likely to impact HR policies in the long run

The end of a year is typically a time for businesses to take stock of their successes and failures as well as the major turning points that defined them. In 2020, however, a succession of world-changing events may force those conversations sooner than usual.
August 13, 2020

Branded Face Masks Are Letting Virus-Conscious Wearers Show Their Pubmedia Love

Move over, socks, mugs and tote bags—a new premium in public media is seizing on an urgent need among many audience members. 
August 7, 2020

NPR, Advocacy Group Call on Congress to Give University Stations Access to PPP

NPR and the University Station Alliance are leading an effort to convince Congress to extend the Paycheck Protection Program to public media stations licensed to universities.
August 4, 2020

New COVID-19 screening rules: What’s allowed, who’s paying

As employers grapple with how to screen employees for the coronavirus upon returning to the workplace, several federal agencies have issued new testing rules and guidance.
July 31, 2020

NPR, Advocacy Group Call on Congress to Give University Stations Access to PPP

NPR and the University Station Alliance are leading an effort to convince Congress to extend the Paycheck Protection Program to public media stations licensed to universities.
July 30, 2020

New COVID-19 Screening Rules: What’s Allowed, Who’s Paying

As employers grapple with how to screen employees for the coronavirus upon returning to the workplace, several federal agencies have issued new testing rules and guidance. 
July 21, 2020

Labor Department Issues More Coronavirus-Related Workplace Guidance

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued more guidance for workers and employers about their rights and responsibilities under federal leave and wage and hour laws.
July 16, 2020

Look at Giving Trends Before the Pandemic to Guide Your Fundraising Strategies

We can use learnings from the last recession to guide our decisions as we navigate the changing fundraising landscape. What we know is that during times of economic strife, giving contracts, naturally. People don’t necessarily become less generous, but they have less to give. This will most greatly impact areas of “expansion” giving: new donor acquisition and donor upgrading. 

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