Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey. Your responses will help us understand your thoughts on public media. The information will be used to help us create meaningful and relevant programming as Ideastream Public Media expands its journalism efforts. If you are interested in participating in future research regarding Ideastream Public Media, please provide your contact information at the end of the survey. For planning purposes, this survey should take you less than 10 minutes to complete.
Why do you watch or listen to Ideastream Public Media (Ideastream Public Media includes WVIZ, WKSU, WCPN, WCLV, ideastream.org, wksu.org and the WKSU app)? Select all that apply.
Local and national news
Children’s educational programming
PBS programming (documentaries, dramas, entertainment, etc.)
Arts and culture
Please rate the following types of programming in order of importance to you.
Not Important at All
Local news and information
National news and information
Arts and culture
Entertainment (e.g. Wait…Wait…Don’t Tell Me! or Masterpiece)
Personality / Talk Shows
Please rate your satisfaction with Ideastream Public Media's performance in the following areas.
Provides news and information about my community
Provides national news and information
Engages with the community
An area Ideastream Public Media could improve in is: (Select one)
Focus journalism efforts broadly across Northeast Ohio
Provide service journalism with actionable information (i.e. Provide detailed information on topics such as how to obtain a COVID-19 booster vaccine, etc.)
Highlight local arts and culture information
Report on minority communities
What communities, voices or perspectives are you interested in learning about through Ideastream Public Media?
Ideastream Public Media’s programming accurately represents and reflects my community.
As Ideastream Public Media expands and increases the size of our newsroom, our goal is to provide quality public service journalism, reporting on issues that concern citizens so they can form reasoned opinions on topics. What are the most critical topics Ideastream Public Media can cover for the community?
What is your primary reason for watching or listening to WVIZ, WKSU, WCPN, WCLV, ideastream.org, wksu.org and the WKSU app? Please select only one.
Interesting, different and entertaining programs
News and information
Local and national arts and culture programming
Childhood education programs and services
Statewide news services such as the Statehouse News Bureau and the Ohio Channel
The following questions help us understand who is listening or watching Ideastream Public Media. We serve the entire community and may reach out to a specific demographic to get your viewpoint on what you would like to listen to/watch. This information will be used for that purpose.
What is your zip code?
Street Address Line 2
State / Province
Postal / Zip Code
What is your age?
Are you of Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin?
How would you describe yourself?
American Indian or Alaska Native
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
How would you describe your gender?
Non-binary (identify as neither man nor woman)
Prefer to self-describe (fill in blank)
Do you identify as part of the LGBTQ community?
What is your employment status?
What ways are you involved in the community? Select all that apply.
As we plan for the future of public media in Northeast Ohio, how would you like to be involved? (Choose all that interest you.)
Stay updated via email.
Participate in research and focus groups.
Connect Ideastream Public Media with my community group to explore collaborative efforts.
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