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Mondo.NYC Speaker

David Safar

Managing Director, The Current

David Safar is managing director and host for The Current. He acts as the music director curating the new music playlist you hear on 89.3 FM in the Twin Cities and at thecurrent.org. He oversees the operations of The Current along with building partnerships and relationships for new content creation and events.

Radio, Live Transmission

Radio is still the number one source for new music discovery. With the emergence of new technologies and devices there are more ways than ever for audiences to discover new music and these new technologies are also providing new ways for radio stations to deliver their content to listeners. A Nielsen survey found that 83% of consumers say they’re listening to as much or more radio as they were before the pandemic. Radio has been around for over 100 years and is ever changing and dependable -- on our panel radio leaders discuss how they see the future of this vital format.