CPB to Fund Urban Alternative Public Radio Expansion

Published: Aug 30, 2022

NEW ORLEANS, LA (August 30, 2022) – Building on the success of the Urban Alternative public radio format in cities from Denver to Milwaukee, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is supporting the expansion of the locally customized format, which uses hip hop, R&B, and dance genres to connect with young multicultural audiences.

CPB President and CEO Pat Harrison announced a request for proposals from public radio stations wanting to launch the format today at the Public Radio Content Conference in New Orleans, LA.

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