General Announcements

Once again this summer, KFAI will host eight teenage girls for our fifth Youth News Initiative. The program is held June 22nd through August 13th, three days per week from 10am-1pm. The girls learn radio producing skills, job and economic readiness skills and have the opportunity to visit other broadcast organizations around the Twin Cities.

KFAI’s Youth News Initiative, an eight-week intensive journalism training session for girls-of-color, 13-18 years of age, had the participants learn the process of creating professional-quality radio news reports by providing training in news research, reporting, creative writing, voice training, producing, and digital recording and editing utilizing state-of-the-art technology in radio production

The YWCA sponsored a governor’s forum today in downtown Minneapolis. The forum centered around women and the issues that affect them. KFAI reporter Marty Owings filed this report.

06-23-10

The Minnesota House GOP met last night to choose a successor to Minority Leader Marty Seifert who is stepping down to run for Governor. Capitol Correspondent Marty Owings has the story.

06-24-09

Do green cleaning products work as well as those harsher, more toxic products? And how do you know if a product that claims to be environmentally-friendly truly is? On the next Wave Project, Ramy Selim of Sunny Day Earth Solutions explores the myths, misconceptions and realities of natural, plant-based cleaning products.

Tune in at 6pm on Friday, April 27th for “Whiteness and Hurricane Katrina,” a KFAI News special featuring noted activist and anti-racism writer Tim Wise.

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