Group Training: On-Air Drive Fundamentals – January 2020

Master the essential components of on-air public radio fundraising alongside your peers with this 1½-day cohort training.

What to expect

This in-depth training uses Greater Public’s on-air curriculum based on practices at top-market stations, brought to life by expert membership instruction from Greater Public’s Jay Clayton and Melanie Coulson. Join your fellow membership, on-air fundraising, and program professionals for a day and a half of intensive learning. Then lean on your cohort through the year and beyond to stay inspired and help solve your own fundraising challenges.


The cost for this in-person training cohort is $599 per person for Greater Public members and $1,299 per person for non-members. Registration is open to staff members of public radio stations only. Limit is 16 participants; only two people per station. Travel and hotel are additional. Lunch, snacks and beverages will be provided both days. Registration is now closed.

Timing and Location

When is the event?
Wednesday, January 15 (full day) – Thursday, January 16 (half day), 2020

Where is the event?
KUT Public Media Studios
300 W. Dean Keeton (A0704)
Austin, TX 78712

Where should I stay?
KUT recommends the Hampton Inn Austin @ University & Capital

Other nearby hotel options:
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Austin
University of Texas at Austin AT&T Hotel & Conference Center

Registration is now closed.

Jay Clayton

Greater Public Individual Giving Advisor

(781) 598-8822 (Eastern Time Zone)
Main contact for individual fundraising; pledge drive strategy; general membership

Melanie Coulson

Executive Director for Member Station Services and Individual Giving Advisor

(206) 245-6404 (Pacific Time Zone)
Main contact for digital fundraising; general membership