“One thing that … is really important is not to frame the work we’re doing as farmers versus environmentalists,” says Executive Director Sara Shipley Hiles. “I never want to see that headline or that framing on the story. because I don’t think that’s accurate and it’s not helpful, either.”
If any news subject lends itself to coverage by multistation collaborations, it’s the environment of places like the Ohio River Valley, a region of 25 million people who share the river’s assets and liabilities.
Louisville Public Media’s WFPL is leading plans to build a pubradio reporting consortium for the region, starting with a public conference this month.