Very simply put, podcasting is an audio recording that is made available over the internet in a number of web locations including but not limited to kHEN.org.
Podcasting supports Salida and the kHEN listening audience in three ways:
- We will be able to record a number of live shows from kHEN and make them available on demand over your smart phone, tablet or computer. This way you can listen to a number of current kHEN shows at your convenience. We will also save shows for some period of time so you can listen to past shows as well. All live kHEN shows will not necessarily be recorded and podcast. We will look to see what shows make sense to podcast. Your opinions are welcome. Just give us a call at 719-539-1069 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- We will generate new shows that are designed to fit the needs of a particular audience or that work best in the podcasting format. Some podcast shows will be broadcast on kHEN as well. One example is “Weekend Salida” which will be designed for our visitor audience. This will be a short show that is recorded each week to let people know what is going on downtown that coming weekend. We will put information regarding the podcast in all the Salida hotels and visitor oriented businesses so that visitors know how to get the podcast on their smart phone, tablet or computer. This program is designed to promote Salida and support our local restaurants, venues and businesses.
- When a show is Podcast it is available on line anywhere in the US and the rest of the World. kHEN is a low power, 100 watt independent, noncommercial radio station and so our broadcast radius is relatively small. For example, we do not reach as far as BV with our current wattage. However, with podcasting we can reach anyone, anywhere, anytime. What we care about as a community can now reach not only our own residents but also those who share our interests far and wide. Who knows what possibilities could arise!