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By Amber Miles, KALW Audio Academy Fellow and Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW Public Radio One of our eight Audio Academy fellows this year is Amber Miles. She’s a multimedia journalist, educated in Ireland, with an interest in ethnography. She’s also an avid reader of the ACE Audio Academy blog! Now that she’s a few months into the Audio Academy program, I asked her to share her thoughts about what the experience has been like so far. Here’s what she has to say: It wasn’t that long ago I’d get excited whenever I found...read more
By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW Public Radio I’d like to share a story about some work that two of our Audio Academy fellows accomplished that really exemplified the kind of community building, inclusive, public interest journalism we try to make at KALW. I’ll start from the end. On October 15th, Governor Brown signed a bill that created a non-binary gender designation to driver’s licenses. Ten days earlier, we aired our own story, anticipating and contextualizing what would be an important decision by a man who had...read more
It’s present, past or future – the parent students at the ACE Learning Center/Alpha Parent Center learn progressive tenses. Present progressive: I am learning English today. Past progressive: I was learning English yesterday. Future progressive: I will be learning English Thursday.read more