The studio line is dead. How do you get listener voices on-air in 2022? Futuri Mobile's Open Mic.
Are your phone lines blowing up with listener comments and requests like they used to? Didn't think so. For years, Futuri Mobile partners have had access to the modern solution for getting listener voices on-air on their terms — the Open Mic feature.
With Open Mic, a feature standard in all Futuri Mobile apps, listeners simply record their comments, requests, or rants and send it to a dashboard you control. Play audio directly from the system, or download it for light editing. You can even drive tune-ins by sending those listeners an alert when their audio is about to play live.
Learn what Futuri Mobile partners have known for years: Getting your listeners talking back with your station in real-time, on their terms, makes your station stand out.
Open Mic separates your station from the competition and grows your image as an interactive voice for the community.
With a tap of the Open Mic icon on your Futuri Mobile app home screen, listeners can record and send voice message audio directly to your studios in just seconds. The sound of authentic voices from real listeners, reacting to your station's content, and what's important in their lives is proof of your commitment to being live and local.
Futuri Mobile's customizable apps are designed to put you in control. Hundreds of available customization options ensure your app and our interactive features fit your brand perfectly.
- Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration make our apps ready right now to be your new preset in the connected car dashboard.
- Add multiple on-demand audio options so listeners can listen to your podcasts on their schedule from anywhere.
- Flash Contesting removes on-air clutter and personalizes the experience of entering and winning.
- Video and audio pre-roll and app feature sponsorships add beachfront inventory for digital sales.
Learn more about all the customizable features the Futuri Mobile apps offer here.
The Studio Line is Dead: How to Get Listener Voices On Air in 2022
Audiences are no longer calling station’s phone lines with requests or comments like they used to. Now they communicate through social, and they crave control of their content. It’s time for a new approach, including using your station’s Futuri Mobile app to get listener audio on the air.
This panel webinar features programming leaders who are taking innovative approaches to interacting with their audiences — and succeeding. From ways to work listener audio into your broadcast (even if they’re not calling!) to creating raving fans through creative listener recognition, you’ll come away from this webinar with ideas that make your show sound and feel engaging and interactive.
Scott Lindy is a Marketing Content Specialist, and on the Partner Success team at Futuri where he works with a select group of stations to drive digital efforts forward while also creating marketing content about Futuri’s audience engagement and sales intelligence solutions. Lindy has more than 35 years of programming experience, having held leadership roles at Cumulus Media, iHeartMedia, and SiriusXM Radio. Lindy has also served on the boards of directors for several industry organizations, including Country Radio Broadcasters and the Country Music Association.
Z104 - Salt Lake City
Deb Turpin is the Program Director at Z104 (KSOP) in Salt Lake City KSOP where she's also an on-air personality as one half of the "Dave & Deb" morning show. Deb's remarkable career in radio started at Z104 in 1989 where she has remained for more than thirty-three years; an accomplishment only achieved by a handful of broadcasters. Deb was promoted to Music Director in 1991, becoming Program Director in 2009, adding morning show co-hosting duties in 2011.
Nathan James, Director of Marketing and Digital with SummitMedia, is a veteran radio broadcast professional with over twenty years of industry success in leading corporate marketing and internal communications, developing and executing marketing strategies for multi-million-dollar organizations, and fostering relationships with business owners, non-profit organizations, and decision-makers. Prior to joining SummitMedia, Nathan was Director of Marketing Partnerships and Promotions for Adams Radio Group while also serving as on-air Program Director for Adams Radio Group's US 98.5 (WUSX-FM). Nathan's impressive marketing and promotion resume includes iHeartMedia's stations in Philadelphia and Raleigh/Durham; Max Media in Norfolk, VA, and Entercom Communications (now, Audacy) in Norfolk.
Steel City Media
Jordan Miller is a Digital Content Specialist at Steel City Media’s radio stations in Pittsburgh, Q92.9 (WLTJ), and 96.9 BOB FM (WRRK) where he works to maximize the performance of websites, mobile apps, and social media engagement. Jordan joined the promotion department at Steel City Media five years ago and was promoted to his current position in Fall 2021. Jordan oversaw the recent relaunch of station websites and is involved in Steel City Media’s digital marketing efforts with a focus on search content marketing as the company continues to expand as a total marketing outlet.