We have a rare and critical opportunity to massively expand Black radio ownership in this country — and at the same time bring the work of our best community organizations to a whole new level. For the very first time, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will be licensing new community radio stations in urban areas — where dense populations can mean huge audiences — to non-profit groups like civic organizations, unions, schools and arts groups. And no prior experience in radio is needed to apply.
This quick, birds-eye view of the application process highlights the five fundamental to-do items necessary to completing a winning application and getting a new station up and running. More»