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By Guest Blogger Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW Public Radio We’ve been putting a lot of energy, at KALW, into covering how the Trump Administration is trying to change the world. Much of the recent work by the Audio Academy and its alums reflects that. Check out some of these examples: Cari Spivack and Jeremy Jue did some on-the-spot reporting as President Trump’s executive orders around immigration began to come down. Their research helped me put together this informative conversation with our host, Hana Baba, as the news was...read more
By Guest Blogger Kyle Halle-Erby, Span Program Director, San Francisco International High School This year, the ACE Learning Center at SF International High School (SFIHS) has taken an innovative turn in providing continuing education services to our students. Across San Francisco Unified School District, there are diverse school options for all students including a range of alternative continuation schools for students with unique needs. These schools offer independent study coursework, flexible schedules and increased counseling or case...read more
Floods, Demonstrations, Sex Trafficking, Syrian Refugees and ProTools Are All Part of the KALW Audio Academy Experience
By Guest Blogger Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW Public Radio We’ve started the new year with some exciting work at KALW. In order to boost the “must-listen” nature of Crosscurrents, we made some quick-turnaround reporting assignments, and current and previous members of the Audio Academy really stepped up to make it happen. Our environmental reporter, Angela Johnston (’14) started last week with an update on how the huge storms affected Northern California. Her work has been a great public service, from alerting...read more