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By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW Public Radio This blog post is a real pleasure to write, because it includes info about the myriad training programs currently running through KALW, all of which are made possible through the support of the Association for Continuing Education. Read on! — First off, I’ve been talking with Kim Kelling, Director of Content & Community Partnerships with WFSU in Tallahassee, Florida, about how training programs are incorporated into the daily work of our news department. She was super impressed...read more
By Martha Sessums, President, ACE After a respectful evening of praise for being a “guiding light” at KALW for 17 years, Matt Martin, ex-General Manager of the public radio station, asked everyone to “Help Us Continue Matt’s Work” by donating to the radio station today on Giving Tuesday. To donate, text VOICES to 44-321. That would be a typical Matt response. Driven by imagination to look at KALW and its community to see how it can be better. I met Matt around six years ago when he proposed that ACE support educational programs via an ACE...read more
KALW Wins Awards as it Builds a News Department that Tells Diverse Stories About the Community it Serves
By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW Public Radio I think it’s fair to say that, when it comes to recognition, last week was the greatest ever for the KALW news department. Over the course of two days, the department and its partners won 15 awards from two different journalism organizations representing the Bay Area and Northern California. We are extraordinarily honored. This is a long post, including notes about all the awards we received, and it’s all worth checking out. But if you only have time for one thing, you should watch a...read more