Join the Urban Chamber of Commerce Friday, September 27th (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.) inside Texas Station for “The New Sound of Syndicated Public Radio” with guest speaker Loretta Rucker.
Loretta Rucker is the found Executive Director of the African-American Public Radio Consortium. She is an executive consultant for public radio capacity-building and an executive producer for programming that targets diverse audiences. Rucker led the AAPRC in forging a strategic partnership between the Consortium and NPR (National Public Radio) to develop African-American news/talk programs. Programs created by the partnership include “The Tavis Smiley Show on NPR” in 2002, “News & Notes” with Ed Gordon & Farai Chideya in 2004 and “Tell Me More” hosted by Michel Martin, formerly a correspondent for ABC-TV’s “Nightline” in 2007. She’s remained committed to supportting scores of managers, producers and host in their professional careers and a consistent promoter of increasing diverse voices in public media.