“The NextRadio app lets you experience live and local FM radio on your smartphone in a brand new way. Get a real-time view of what’s playing on-air and interact live with your favorite local radio stations while using 75% less battery and 92% less data compared to streaming radio apps. Real FM radio is now in your smartphone so you can listen wherever you go.”

With hurricane season upon us and mega storm Irma quickly approaching Georgia the NextRadio app. provides Georgians a way to listen live to their local radio broadcasters for important and potentially life saving updates. Here are a few tools and insights to help you (broadcasters) inform your listeners of the value of NextRadio during Hurricane Irma and other dangerous weather events.

FEMA sharing to use Radio for updates:

Blog on increased listening with Harvey:

Link to spots and scripts for emergency updates: