Workplace Listening – A Major Opportunity

In a recent study carried out by NuVoodoo Media Services relating to work-place listening has revealed that a large number of people listen to radio at work. The new study represents the opinions of over 3,000 respondents ages 14-54 from across all PPM markets.

Findings of the study reveal that a full 60% of likely ratings respondents identified say they listen to radio at work.

In addition, at-work listeners are more likely to listen to terrestrial radio for more hours and more days.

EVP/Research Insights Leigh Jacobs explained, “We’ve chosen to start with a dive into at-work listening because the market for audio entertainment at work has never been bigger (or younger). Fully 60% of the ratings-susceptible respondents we’ve identified say they listen at work. Savvy operators have been playing to this opportunity for decades, but the competition has never been more fierce.”

EVP/Marketing Mike O’Connor added: “In these new data, 24% say they spend at least an hour a day with terrestrial – but that number jumps to 41% among those who listen at work. 41% say they listen at least 5 days a week – but that jumps to 61% among those who listen at work. That’s the potential for significant lift for programmers and marketers who play to this opportunity.”

Pres./CEO Carolyn Gilbert noted, “Our Ratings Prospects Study 14 revealed a significant opportunity for stations. Winning the workplace war for listeners should be at the forefront of all programmers’ minds, and the devil is always in the details”.


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