Weekly podcast listening continues to grow in Jacobs Techsurvey

The full results of Jacobs Media annual Techsurvey are not released yet, but All Access got hold of one data point pertaining to podcast consumption. For the third straight year, weekly podcast listening nudged upward to 23%. That’s a slightly great share than the 21% of last year, and the 20% of 2016. Many respondents in the Jacobs survey are radio listeners, putting an interesting angle into the results. Continue Reading

Webinar details TechSurvey 13 results, technical background on streaming

StreamGuys, Jacobs Media Strategies, and jacapps collaborated on a webinar with pertinent data and advice about streaming for radio broadcasters. The presentation began with audience survey data from Jacobs’ TechSurvey 13.┬áThe survey showed a steady trend of traditional platforms in a gradual decline since TechSurvey 9 as digital platforms have been on a slow and steady rise. Continue Reading

RAIN Summit Snippets: Ginny Morris and Paul Jacobs on radio in the car

“I sleep pretty well at night,” Ginny Morris said to Paul Jacobs at RAIN Summit West in Las Vegas. Ginny Morris (CEO and Chair of Hubbard Radio) delivered a keynote presentation that included a chat with the Jacobs Media VP. But one thing does give pause to Morris’ optimism, and that is self-driving cars. Listen to her discuss the future. Continue Reading

Jacobs Media TechSurvey 12 measures radio, digital, and cars

Jacobs Media has released the results of TechSurvey 12, its annual survey of P1 radio listeners in the U.S. and Canada. The expressed preferences in media usage showed little variation this year from the TechSurvey 11, but the latest results did see some changes in attitudes about digital services, car listening, and podcasts. Continue Reading

Jacobs Media survey reviews top trends among public radio listeners

Jacobs Media and the Public Radio Program Directors conducted the seventh edition of its annual survey to learn more about the preferences of public radio listeners. Among those respondents, public radio saw continued transitions to digital, with 19% of weekly usage happening on those channels. The survey also covered on-demand listening, mobile options, and sustaining memberships. Continue Reading

RAIN founder Kurt Hanson honored with inaugural “Radio’s Most Innovative” award

RAIN News founding editor Kurt Hanson today received the inaugural “Radio’s Most Innovative” award from Jacobs Media, which plans to celebrate many honorees on a series of “Innovation Fridays.” The award bestowal features an interview with Kurt, including his highly researched analysis and asssessment of different pizza types. Continue Reading