A multi-platform information group set up by The Venetoulis Institute for Regional Journalism has teamed up with “Your General public Radio” — the key NPR Member station serving Baltimore — for the creation of a joint working arrangement that will permit every single organization to get the job done collaboratively “to supply quality journalism” across the state of Maryland.
The pact involves YPR, based at WYPR-FM 88.1 in Baltimore and read in each Frederick and Ocean City on WYPF-FM and WYPO-FM, respectively and the Baltimore Banner.
What is that? Compared to Tribune’s Baltimore Sun, currently managed by Alden Funds and focused for considerable reporter and editor downsizing, the Banner has embraced hyperlocal journalism. “We’re leaving the countrywide information to many others and focusing on the every day lives of the men and women who reside and perform in this article,” the information corporation suggests. “The Baltimore Banner is bringing collectively Baltimore reporters and editors to make certain you know what’s going on in your community. As a nonprofit, we’re committed to delivering dependable journalism that tells the diversified tales of our local community and retains our leaders accountable.”
With WYPR by now established as a not-for-profit community programming creator, the two companies will forge bonds that tie the WYPR newsroom and chat present Midday and On the History with the Banner.
“Both groups will get the job done jointly to protect stories, exclusive reviews and develop joint programming to serve the requirements of communities during Baltimore and close to the condition,” YPR said. One of the initial collaborations will be to go over the impending local elections. Joint podcasts and radio programming are on the horizon.
In addition to written content sharing, newsroom collaboration and the capability to attain a broader viewers, the settlement will allow expanded marketing and advertising and sponsorship prospects to be offered, creating added worth for sponsors and financial help for each companies. “The Baltimore Banner will advantage from accessibility to WYPR’s potent dedicated listenership and network of supporters, which include not too long ago obtained WTMD 89.7 FM,” it mentioned.