2021 Public Media Predictions: Ken Ikeda

Dec 21, 2020

For public media, 2020 has been a year of challenges and uncertainty. As we look ahead, PMJA has gathered some of the most prolific people in our industry to weigh in with their predictions for 2021 – in just 60 seconds.

Ken Ikeda has served as CEO of AIR since May 2019. He's also executive producer for the Asian American podcast, Self Evident, which is produced by the creative agency he co-founded, Studiotobe. Ikeda is warning public media outlets that shared values and mission statements are no longer enough, trust will have to be built between talent and management.