The foundation of every studio begins with the studio furniture. While the furniture determines the growth potential of the room, conversely, the room will also dictate the type and style of furniture used.
Once the studio furniture is in place, it's time to install the equipment, right? Not yet. Cable management, air flow and the finishing touches of mounts and access holes must be addressed.
Enhancing its visibility and interaction with the listening public, WUNC's new radio facility is located at site of the American Tobacco Company where Lucky Strike and other popular cigarettes were once made.
Online exclusive: additional photos from the WUNC Facility Showcase in the November 2006 issue.
Pamplin's new studios would be extensive: two on-air studios, one control room, one news anchor booth, one full newsroom, one traffic studio, three production studios, one master control and a server room. In the end, the upgrade positions the station to be ready for the challenges of the future.
This national, progressive-entertainment, talk radio network--known for its outspoken personalities--launched in March 2004. There's a lot going on in this facility, and thanks to digital routing, Air America Radio maintains complete control
McRadio that is produced in look-alike radio factories seems to be the norm. Lincoln Financial Group wanted to emphasize what it thinks is not only a unique feel-good experience for listeners and employees, but also a competitive advantage
The result of WFUV's $5.5 million budget and long, hard work from the engineering staff is a strong and flexible radio facility that provides a productive and flexible place for work.
When it was purchased, the WKLU studios were in a house that at one time was a pet store.
This facility had been a working farm until it was converted into an industrial area in the mid-1980s, and the barn became a radio facility in 1995.
The genesis of this project was an opportunity to relocate and upgrade WDPR's transmitter site from a deteriorating leased tower that was only 200-feet tall, to the local PBS affiliate's 1,500-foot tower.
This station group recently relocated to a new facility in Latham, NY, bringing all seven stations under the same roof with the idea that merging all technical and business elements results in a smoother, more efficient operation for the entire group.
When Minnesota Public Radio first considered expanding its building, it didn't take long to realize there were new technologies to use and improved construction plans to implement. With this came the rare chance to revamp the technical operation.
Satellite-delivered radio formats are not a new idea. But instead of a continuous audio stream and a fixed clock for affiliates to follow, Waitt Radio Networks uses a store-and-forward approach that allows greater flexibility to its subscriber stations.
A new studio is a big change. Sometimes, there's more to adjust to than just the equipment.
Ten years and more than 150 affiliates later, we look at the next generation Bob and Tom Show studio. It's brand new and immense, but no one has the guts to say it will be big enough.
Cumulus' new nine-studio location was to be built in four months. While this sounds like a reasonable amount of time, it's important to know that the building itself would not be built for another month.
After operating for more than 30 years out of a Victorian mansion built in 1875, WXPN, the radio station of the University of Pennsylvania, moved into a new, custom-built facility in September 2004.
What happens when you have four licensees, two distinct locations and one consolidation project?
After 79 years on the 23rd floor of its Times Square location, it was time for WOR to move its operations.
How can seven employees get their work done in a radio station that is so small, there is literally no room for them to do their work? They build a new facility.
Bonneville International had a major problem with its four newly acquired radio stations in St. Louis, but it was nothing that a new studio couldn't fix.
WLRN, a high-power FM operation based in Miami, is the pre-eminent NPR member station for South Florida.
When the most-listened-to public radio station in the country upgrades to all-digital production, you can be certain that it will not be a timid or hesitant move.
In January of 2004, Renda consolidated all its stations into a facility in downtown Indiana, PA.