There are many areas of concern for radio leaders as they consider the future of the medium. These include legislative developments, digital transformation, competition with the digital platforms, and the adaptation of production and internal structures in radio houses across Europe. However, these changes are taking place alongside the steadily increasing popularity of listening to audio content, for which the fastest growing demographic is 13-24 year olds (US). This trend is likely to come to Europe in the years ahead too. This will be an open conversation with two leading representatives of the EBU’s radio membership on their views of the future.
Cilla Benkö (SR)
Sibyle Veil (Radio France)
Moderated by Graham Ellis (BBC)