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GLIDE In The News: Holiday Jam Media Report

Media Highlights:

  • 11/19 48 Hills, Live Shots: A joyful noise at GLIDE’s Annual Holiday Jam. Bobby McFerrin, Fantastic Negrito, Vernon Bush, more came to celebrate GLIDE’s social justice mission.
  • 11/13  San Francisco Chronicle, “Bobby McFerrin and Fantastic Negrito to bring musical magic to Glide Memorial holiday event”

Media Sponsors/Ad Buys

San Francisco Chronicle

  • Five print ads ran in SF Chronicle Datebook Pink section and Daily news – 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/16
  • Digital ads ran 11/3 to 11/17

San Francisco Business Times

  • Two quarter-page ads running October 29 and November 5

Media Coverage:


  • 11/12   Five-minute on-air interview with Karen Hanrahan to promote GLIDE and the Holiday Jam on Mid-Day Live. The Karen interview aired on both the 11 am Midday Live and the 3 pm Getting Answers news programs. Checkout the Facebook link of the interview:  It starts around the 9:20 minute mark The interview ran along with Fantastic Negrito’s video and several of the photos. 
  • Holiday Jam to be highlighted in a segment that runs on Thursdays announcing events. (Date TBD)


  • PSA ran through 11/17
  • Karen Hanrahan’s 15-minute interview on Today’s World aired 10/31, carriage included opportunities on all Bay Area Bonneville stations (KBLX, KOIT, 99.7 Now,) Listen here
  • 11/1     Newsletter, “GLIDE Annual Holiday Jam” highlight


  • 10/27   KQED Events newsletter, (412,000 opt-in subscribers) 

  • 14 on-air messages (289,700 impressions). (discounted rate + free on-air 

messages, $3,500 investment)

More Highlights

9/27    San Francisco Chronicle Datebook, “Live events 2021: Björk, Red Hot 

Chili Peppers announce tours, plus Bobby McFerrin to headline GLIDE Annual Holiday Jam

Oct      SF Station, “GLIDE’s Annual Holiday Jam: Still We Raise

10/12  Grateful Web, “GLIDE’S Holiday Jam Benefit Concert Returns to The Masonic with Bobby McFerrin And Fantastic Negrito” ( Also appeared in Daily Advent)

Nov     Haute Living Magazine, “Events Calendar: November/December 2021”

Nov     Marin Magazine, (print) “Calendar: Still We Rise”

Nov     Nob Hill Gazette (print), “ The Current – Places to Be, Things to Do” (and 


Nov     Marin Living Magazine, “Holiday Happenings” also ISSUU (page 24) 

11/1    Marin Magazine, “30 Things To Do This November” (online)

11/2    SF Jazz cross-promotion 

11/3    7×7, “Modern Guide to the Tenderloin: Swank Cocktails, Diverse Eats + 

Hipster Hotels” (mentions GLIDE & the Holiday Jam)

11/3    Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir cross-promotion

11/5    Mercury News,  “Holidays 2021: 30+ Bay Area events and shows to help 

celebrate the season”

                        Appeared in Vertical Lobby, USA Latest News

GLIDE’s Holiday Jam before they sell out

11/10  Thrillist, “10 actually fun things to do this weekend – Get your tickets for 

Picked up on MSN

11/11  Noelphile, ““Rising” in 2021”

11/12  7×7, “19 Fun Things to Do This Week (11.15.21)”

11/12  ABC7 Midday Live and Getting Answers, “GLIDE’s Holiday Concert: 

Thursday, Nov. 18

11/13  San Francisco Chronicle, “Bobby McFerrin and Fantastic Negrito to 

bring musical magic to Glide Memorial holiday event”

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