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No Summer Vaca For KALW – Learning the Art of Radio Journalism is Full Time

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 in ACE Learning Center, ACE Partners, Continuing Education | 0 comments

By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW Public Radio Our Audio Academy is out of session, right now, but we’re just a few weeks away from welcoming the Class of 2017. They start up on September 6th with a couple days of orientation, but meanwhile we’ve been training many other people at KALW on the art and craft of radio journalism. We actually worked with a full dozen summer trainees who became part of our newsroom for up to four months. It was really a great group of people — I think our years of working with fellows in our Audio...

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Welcome Back School – We’re Learning to Become Empowered

Posted by on Aug 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

By Martha Sessums, President, ACE The ACE Learning Centers are taking all of August and the beginning of September to start. No one is being slow here – just different start dates. Alpha Public Schools were the first to start classes on August 8th. KALW Audio Academy will have their Orientation classes September 6 and 7. As Kyle Halle-Erby, San Francisco International High School (SFIHS) Span Coordinator at the ACE Learning Center said, “It feels good to be back.” SFIHS started August 15, and Oakland International High School will start...

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KALW Audio Academy Graduation Makes You Want to Listen Better

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in ACE Learning Center, ACE Partners, ACE School Report, Continuing Education | 0 comments

By Martha Sessums, President, ACE “Listen. It’s harder than you think. It’s one of the hardest things to do, actually. Don’t worry about your next question. It will come. Listen to what people are telling you with your full attention and heart.”                                                                             Davia Nelson, Kitchen Sisters It was graduation evening for the eight KALW Audio Academy graduates. The keynote speaker was Davia Nelson from Kitchen Sisters, an independent, non-profit production company dedicated...

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