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Radio Survivor

Radio Preser­va­tion Task Force’s Direc­tor Josh Shep­perd and Con­fer­ence Direc­tor Neil Ver­ma are our guests for a dis­cus­sion about the work of the Library of Con­gress ini­tia­tive. They explain the sig­nif­i­cance of 2020 for radio his­to­ry, share some of the accom­plish­ments of the Task Force, and pre­view the next Radio Preser­va­tion Con­fer­ence Task Force Con­fer­ence, which will be held in Wash­ing­ton, D.C. in Octo­ber, 2020.

Shep­perd is Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor, Media & Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Stud­ies at Catholic Uni­ver­si­ty and Human­i­ties and Infor­ma­tion Fel­low at Penn­syl­va­nia State Uni­ver­si­ty. Ver­ma is Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor of Sound Stud­ies in Radio/​Television/​Film at North­west­ern University.