Megapolis Audio Festival

May 14, 2010 - May 16, 2010
Baltimore, MD

The Megapolis Festival is an annual, weekend-long celebration of the craft of DIY audio creation. Artists, documentarians, musicians, and fans come together to share secrets on producing and presenting challenging audio works online, on-air, and on the stage.

Bioneers Conference

October 15, 2009 - October 19, 2009
San Rafael, CA

The Bioneers Conference is a leading-edge forum—join us in San Rafael, California, October 16-18 (with intensives October 15 and 19). At this premiere environmental conference, social and scientific innovators focus on solutions inspired by nature and human ingenuity.

The 2009 Bioneers Conference includes plenary speeches from: Amazonian Chief Almir, Brock Dolman, Kari Fulton, Jack Hidary, Sarah James, Jensine Larsen, Joanna Macy, Mari Margil, Jason McClennan, Michael Pollan, Jerome Ringo, Arturo Sandoval, Dr. Andrew Weil, Lily Yeh and more!

PRPD's 2009 Public Radio Programming Conference

September 15, 2009 - September 18, 2009
Cleveland, OH

The 22nd Annual Public Radio Programming Conference is an opportunity for those involved or interested in programming to hone their skills, network with colleagues, find answers to questions and spend four days immersed in the pursuit of excellent content.To keep your travel costs affordable (and green), we have arranged:

1. A week-long transit pass included in your registration fee - unlimited use of RTA including:

a) Roundtrip rail to & from the airport & conference hotel - Easy, non-stop, all-indoors
b) Direct transportation to & from:

Airshifter Handbook: Community Radio Manual


This Airshifter Handbook is an introductory manual for Radio Free Urbana, a community radio station in Urbana, IL. This manual contains the history of Low Power FM radio, information on programming and a broad overview of operations at the station. It was created by VISTA member Stephen Fonzo serving at the Independent Media Center in Urbana, IL.

The Transmission Project featured on Media Minutes

Media MinutesCheck out this look at The Transmission Project featured on the weekly Media Minutes.


October 17, 2009 - October 18, 2009
Washington, DC

On the weekend of October 17th at American University’s campus in Washington DC, NPR, PBS and the AU Center for Social Media will co-host a two-day event that we hope will serve as the kickoff for similar community collaboration events around the country. PublicMediaCamp is going to be organized as an unconference - an event without a rigid, top-down programmatic structure, with the sessions organized by the participants themselves.

The Radio Conference 2009: A Transnational Forum

July 27, 2009 - July 30, 2009
York University, Toronto, Canada

This conference – the fifth transnational forum – aims to continue the work of Sussex 2001, Madison, Wisconsin 2003 Melbourne 2005 and Lincoln 2007 to bring together scholars, practitioners, and students of radio to share ideas and perspectives on radio’s cultural role in an increasingly global media context.

Transmission Project