Public Radio's Core Values
Travel with Rick Steves is produced in accordance with public radio's core values.
Qualities of the Mind: Love of lifelong learning, Substance, Curiosity, Credibility, Accuracy, Honesty, Respect for the listener, Purpose
Qualities of the Heart and Spirit: Idealism, We believe in our power to find solutions, Humor, Inspired about public life and culture, Civility — Belief in Civil discourse, Generosity
Qualities of Craft: A uniquely human voice — conversational, authentic, intimate, Attention to detail — music, sound elements, language, Pacing
It is the fusion, the crosscutting of these 3 sets of qualities (Mind, Heart and Spirit) that have created public radio's "signature" sound.