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Melody Walker, public radio producer and STLPR reporter, dies

Longtime public radio journalist and producer, wonderful friend, loving mother, sister and partner Melody Walker died of cancer at home on March 4. She was 62 and lived in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis. Walker comes from…

India’s first radio broadcast on Prime Minister’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’, recalling World Radio Day trip

Radio is a powerful medium to celebrate humanity in its diversity and provides a platform for democratic discourse. It remains one of the most popular media platforms in the world. Radio can shape a society’s experience of diversity because of…

Jazz historian Phil Schaap and jazz radio producer Thurston Briscoe

From 1970 until his death on September 7, Phil Schaap displayed his encyclopedic knowledge of jazz music and history in his jazz programs on Columbia University’s WKCR radio station in New York City. He has taught jazz at Columbia, Princeton,…

WUKY radio program “Last Minute Gifts” will feature holiday stories, from Kentucky writers

LEXINGTON, Ky. (December 16, 2021) – A local theater company and University of Kentucky the public radio station gives the Commonwealth a ‘last minute’ holiday giveaway. Now you can get into the spirit of the season by listening to some…

WUKY radio program “Last Minute Gifts” will feature holiday stories, from Kentucky writers

LEXINGTON, Ky. (December 16, 2021) – A local theater company and University of Kentucky the public radio station gives the Commonwealth a ‘last minute’ holiday giveaway. Now you can get into the spirit of the season by listening to some…

“Genius grant” goes to writer and radio producer with ties to Alabama

A writer and radio producer with ties to Alabama is among the latest recipients of a “genius grant” from the MacArthur Foundation. Daniel Alarcón, originally from Peru who grew up in Birmingham and graduated from School of Indian Sources, is…

“Genius grant” goes to writer and radio producer with ties to Alabama

A writer and radio producer with ties to Alabama is among the latest recipients of a “genius grant” from the MacArthur Foundation. Daniel Alarcón, originally from Peru who grew up in Birmingham and graduated from School of Indian Sources, is…

Oneonta’s radio program Blue Light Central celebrates 1,000 episodes

By PATRICK DEWEY • Special for www.AllOTSEGO.com In the past few years since leaving the local airwaves, Mark Drnek’s blues radio show Blue Light Central has happily spread over the Pacifica Radio Network, a radio company providing subscribed content for…

New Mayan-language radio show explores Indigenous culture

Francisco Icala Tiriquiz spent his childhood as a translator for his family, but it wasn’t until 1995, when he witnessed the interaction between a friend and the police in Los Angeles, that he decided to pursue a career as an…

New Mayan-language radio show explores Indigenous culture

Francisco Icala Tiriquiz spent his childhood as a translator for his family, but it wasn’t until 1995, when he witnessed the interaction between a friend and the police in Los Angeles, that he decided to pursue a career as an…

Kazakh Citizen Launches “Qazaq Time” Radio Show in New York to Promote Kazakh Culture in the United States

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh citizen Daniyar Kozhan started a Kazakh radio show in New York. “Qazaq time” aims to introduce and promote Kazakhstan to the United States. From L to R: Dimash Niyazov, first Kazakh policeman in New York; Almat Aidarbekov,…

US National Public Radio producer Furkan Khan quits after Hindu tweet goes viral in India

Furkan khan Image Credit: Twitter / Furkan Khan New Delhi: National Public Radio (NPR) producer Furkan Khan has resigned after her Hinduphobic tweet provoked outrage from people of all faiths. “If Indians give up Hinduism, they will solve most of…

Remembered by influential local writer, arts advocate and radio producer Lorin Cuoco

St. Louis’ literary community lost one of its most influential members, Lorin Cuoco, 64, earlier this month. The longtime writer and poet died at her University City home on August 8 after a long illness, as reported by the St….

Editorial: Richmonder Roben Farzad’s radio show enjoys national profile | Opinion

Roben Farzad hosts the weekly “Full Disclosure” show on NPR One and is a special correspondent on PBS NewsHour. He records in Richmond. DANIEL SANGJIB MIN / TIMES-ENVOI In just three weeks – Saturday, January 5, to be exact –…

DIY radio theater makes a comeback in Minnesota

Come back with us now to those exciting days of yore, when from the past come the thunderous beats of… a noisemaker with a pair of coconut shells. Radio theater, which was killed off by television, has resurrected on airwaves…