Sean Nethery

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    Colorado Public Radio's arts initiative -- and the rival proposal it beat to the funding punch

    While other media outfits shrink, Colorado Public Radio is expanding via the planned launch of an arts-news initiative that will include an online arts hub intended to serve as a one-stop shopping place for Colorado cultural info. Because another local group has been shopping a similar idea in recen ... More >>

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    March 5, 2012

    Colorado Public Radio on refinancing, fund drive, launch of Open Air

    Colorado Public Radio has quietly been making lotsa news of late, and almost all of it requires some explaining -- including word that CPR has purchased (for $8.346 million) its flagship station, KVOD-FM/88.1, which most listeners likely believed it already owned. Below, senior programming veep Sean ... More >>

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    May 7, 2009

    Colorado Public Radio lays off classical host amid continuing fundraising campaign

    Stephanie Wendt. Colorado Public Radio is reporting that it's collecting almost $700,000 of late -- a sum that goes a long way toward meeting the $1.6 million goal established by the service's "Drive to Thrive" fundraising campaign. But money woes remain. After dropping plans to expand the Colorado ... More >>

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    April 6, 2009

    Colorado Public Radio and giving credit where it's due

    In a March 25 blog, Colorado Public Radio executive Sean Nethery insisted that CPR isn't abandoning its much-ballyhooed news initiative despite its decision to drop plans for adding a talk show and expanding its Colorado Matters program. If a report on this morning's newscast is any indication, howe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    Colorado Public Radio dropping plans to expand news programming

    In the July 2008 blog "Colorado Public Radio Plans Two-Hour Weekday Info Block," CPR vice president of programming Sean Nethery said an announcement about expanding Colorado Matters, the service's thirty-minute weekday news program, and launching a one-hour weekday talk show would be made "in a matt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Colorado Public Radio dials back on new talk show

    In the July 2008 blog "Colorado Public Radio Plans Two-Hour Weekday Info Block," Sean Nethery, CPR's vice president of programming, said that "in a matter of weeks, not months," the service would formally announce the expansion of its weekday news program, Colorado Matters, from thirty minutes to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2008

    Colorado Public Radio Plans Two-Hour Weekday Info Block

    Colorado Public Radio's frequently touted news initiative hasn't exactly transformed the network. Although more packaged stories are turning up on the air these days -- and some of them are quite strong, as noted in this June 10 More Messages blog -- the service's primary news-and-information produc ... More >>

  • News

    June 10, 2004

    The Message

    Pledge of Allegiance

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    September 25, 2003

    The Message

    Power Up

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    March 21, 2002

    Help Not Wanted

    Thanks to voicetracking, radio stations need fewer DJs than ever before.

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    February 21, 2002

    Going Public

    Colorado Public Radio is selling itself as a kinder, gentler network. But its critics aren't buying it.

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    June 7, 2001

    Out With the Old

    A Boulder daily's cost-cutting measures begin with older workers.

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    March 15, 2001

    The Little Station That Could

    Boulder's KGNU finds a way to survive in the cutthroat radio world.

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    February 15, 2001

    Anchor in Waiting

    Sportscaster Les Shapiro is rested and ready. But will TV take him back?

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    October 26, 2000

    Follow That Story

    Lookout Above

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    October 12, 2000

    Off Limits

    Dead air