Sue Schardt leads AIR, a network of 1000 producers working across public media to lead change and broaden the impact of public service media. She writes and presents frequently on media-technology including 2012 Radio Features ìThink Tankî in Leipzig, NEAís 2012 National Council, FCCís Future of Media in the Digital Age, Australian Centre for Moving Imageís Co-Creative Communities: Forum and Lab, MIT Open Docs Labís Technologies in a Changing Media Landscape, Doc/Tech at the Camden Film Festival, and keynote session on Engagement as a Business Strategy at the 2014 Public Media Development and Marketing Conference. She is Executive Producer of Localore, a ground-breaking producer-led initiative designed to build public radio and television stationsí innovation capacity and plant seeds to take public media to more Americans. She is a 2014-15 National Arts Strategies fellow, and has served on the NPR Board as a member of the Distribution and Interconnect Committee, is an advisor to Native Voice One, the Native American radio service, and is an artistic advisor to NPRís From the Top. Schardt is a long-standing live music DJ on MITís free-form station WMBR in Cambridge.
Director of Community Media
BRIC Brooklyn Public Network – Brooklyn, NY
Anthony Riddle has a long history of working with community media, in Atlanta, Minneapolis, and New York City, and in 2013 joined the staff at BRIC Arts Media in Brooklyn, New York. Prior to his work at BRIC, he had worked with the Maysles Institute, the Pacifica Foundation, the Funding Exchange, and some group called the Alliance for Community Media, where he is a lifetime member and has served both on the Board of Directors and as Executive Director.