The Detroit station’s “Framed” series aims to “reflect the lives of the people we’re here to serve.”
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“We’re basically raising the next generation of WTMD listeners at the shows,” said Sam Sessa, WTMD’s Baltimore music coordinator.
“It makes me really hopeful to see collaborations like this happen because they help us accomplish more than … we’d be able to alone,” says Rory Linnane, lead reporter of “Kids in Crisis” for USA Today Network-Wisconsin.
The station’s Community Voices project has made its programming more diverse while also helping to grow revenue.
The North Country at Work team now produces community events and storytelling evenings.
“I believed that the more we served this community, the more successful we would be,” said PBS Charlotte’s GM.
The winner of Current’s Local That Works contest, Alaska Public Media’s “Community in Unity” events tackled topics including racism, immigration and incarceration.