FYI: Boston classical station CRB aims for 'a sense of discovery' - and it's attracting new ears - The Boston Globe

Rob Landry
Fri May 13 08:48:52 EDT 2022

On Thu, 12 May 2022, Ron wrote:

> WCRB often overlooked, gets some ink.

> s-sense-discovery-its-attracting-new-ears/

Laura Carlo appears to be the last veteran of the original WCRB still on 
the air at the current one.

> CRB's recent listener data suggests that a growing share of younger
> listeners are responding to that sense of discovery. In February 2014, when
> Rudel took over the station, the median age of CRB listeners was 74; as of
> this past February, it was 54, with 24 percent of listeners under age 35."

The station's ratings have fallen considerably, though; these numbers may 
reflect more the deaths of older listeners than the acquisition of new 


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