May 28, 2008
After seven years as president of North Carolina Public Radio (WUNC-FM), the Raleigh News & Observer reports, Joan Siefert Rose is moving out of public radio to run the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, a long-established nonprofit that encourages "high-impact, high-growth" companies in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region. Rose came to WUNC in 2001 after four years as p.d. of Michigan Radio in Ann Arbor.
Posted by Steve at 5:34 PM
WHYY's new weekly arts show On Canvas, which premieres tonight on its digital arts channel, is "just the kind of thing the big public station in the nation's fourth-largest TV market should be doing: a showcase of the variety of performing arts in the region," writes Philadelphia Inquirer TV critic Jonathan Storm. He lauds the program for not crowding performances--a banjo gathering, classical Arab music, a Native American flute player, a local singer-songwriter--with interviews and explanation.
Posted by Katy June-Friesen at 9:38 AM