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Howard Stern's Program Director and WMMR's Pierre Robert Among a Panel of Top Radio Practitioners Discussing the Future of the Platform at Drexel University

October 27, 2007 — The Future of RadioRadio, as an entertainment platform, is rapidly changing right now. An accomplished panel of creative, dynamic and experienced radio professionals, assembled by the Kal and Lucille Rudman Institute for Entertainment Industry Studies at Drexel's Westphal College, will discuss radio's value as an entertainment commodity and why the future is now for radio. They'll also speculate on the challenges and the opportunities created for radio by new media technologies and what lies ahead for America's oldest broadcast medium.

The event will feature a talented panel of radio industry professionals including:

  • Pierre Robert, WMMR 93.3 on-air personality
  • Tim Sabean, Director of Programming, Howard Stern, Sirius Satellite Radio
  • E. Steven Collins, Director of Community Relations, Radio-One Philadelphia
  • Margaret Low-Smith, VP of Programming, NPR
  • Moderator, Steve Butler, Program Manager, KYW NewsRadio 1060.

The event is presented in partnership with the LeBow College of Business. The panel discussion is FREE and open to the public. For more information, please call 215-895-2629.

  • Event Facts:
  • What: Rudman Institute Panel Discussion "The Future of Radio"
  • Where: Stein Auditorium, (111 Nesbitt Hall, 3215 Market St)
  • When: Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 7 PM
  • Cost: FREE and open to the public
  • More Information: 215-895-2629 or visit www.drexel.edu/westphal

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