The Bisbee Farmers Market Report, Bountiful Bisbee, gives listeners weekly insight to what is happening at the market and the goods and produce available. The program also includes ecology and cooking tips for earth-friendly living.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 3, 2011
KBRP Community Radio
Ryan J. Bruce, Station Director
KBRP LAUNCHES FIRSTPODCAST SERVICE
Bisbee, AZ — Bisbee’s volunteer-powered, listener-supported community radio station KBRP is pleased to announce the launch of the station’s first podcast, Bountiful Bisbee on Friday, June 3rd, 2011.
Podcasting is a version of web syndication that makes audio available on-demand and as a subscription service through a technology called real simple syndication or RSS. RSS allows a listener to subscribe through their web browser or through an aggregator like iTunes to any program that makes itself available through this technology.
Bountiful Bisbee is a project of KBRP Community Radio and the Bisbee Farmers Market. This weekly 5-minute module gives you an update of what is happening at the market each week along with information about available produce, ecology tips, and cooking recipes.
Bountiful Bisbee airs on 96.1 FM on Fridays at 7:55 AM and 5 PM and on Saturdays at 8 and 9:55AM. However, the program is now available for subscription via the KBRP website and iTunes.
When asked about this new service of KBRP, Station Director Ryan Bruce said, “This is not a new technology overall, but a new service for us and allows us as a radio station to serve the community better by making things available on a subscription basis for our ardent fans who might be too busy to catch a show at a particular time.”
Once a user is signed-up to this subscription service, Bountiful Bisbee will automatically download on a weekly basis so that the listener can tune in as their availability permits.
“I can’t think of a better program to kick off our move into podcasting than Bountiful Bisbee. The Farmers Market has become such an institution on Saturdays and Laura Smith, Susie Pretty, Bridget Shanahan and Nicole Welch are doing such great and important work,” said Bruce.
KBRP Community Radio has developed the architecture to replicate this service for many of its programs and will be rolling out 5 new programs over the next 6 months.
Bruce again commented, “KBRP is aggressively working to increase our public service to the community and has been developing a local news department over the last 6 months, which will be responsible for bringing local information to local people by local people.”
Anyone interested in finding out more and subscribing to these KBRP programs can visit KBRP’s website at http://www.kbrpradio.com for more information or call the station at 520-432-1400.
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