Pass the Mic 2013!

Pass the Mic 2013

“Pass the Mic” is a youth storytelling and news corps program developed by KVNF in partnership with The North Fork Heart & Soul Project. Over the course of two years, 14 young reporters will be assigned to a “beat” reporting on a North Fork industry. Youth participants will learn the skills of how to produce interviews and stories in a multi-media context, and will be supported in presenting their final projects to the valley. 

KVNF’s program director, Ali Lightfoot, is the director of “Pass the Mic”, and will collaborate with local videographers and producers from Delta County Film Collective and Hutman Media to create audio and video reports. The reports will be aired on KVNF,  posted here, and a documentary film will be created to tell the stories of the youth involved, and what they experienced through the process.

Seven young reporters were selected to report on 5 sectors of the North Fork Valley economy. You can read about them in their very own words here. The individual posts appear under this program page, and include the Pass the Mic interviews from 2012 in the pagination as well!

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Pass the Mic
5:43 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Pass the Mic: Jim Cooper of the Oxbow Coal Mine

Pass the Mic's energy reporter, Allison Godwin

Energy reporter, Allison Godwin, interviews the president of Oxbow's Elk Creek coal mine, Jim Cooper.

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Pass the Mic
12:26 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Pass the Mic: Agriculture in the North Fork

Pass the Mic reporters visit the Big B's cider mill

Pass the Mic's Agriculture reporters check in with local farmers Jeff Schwartz, Paul Thliveris and Mark Waltermire about last year's harvest and what they think about the future of the industry.

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North Fork Heart and Soul Project
3:07 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Pass the Mic: Local Voices Round-up and Community Values Review

Saturday, March 9th, 3:00 pm @ Paradise Theater, Paonia

See the North Fork Valley through the eyes of seven young reporters, ages 8-12. Hear their dialog with business owners, coal executives, farmers, artists and ranchers about the future of the North Fork Valley.

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COMMUNITY
12:09 pm
Wed January 2, 2013

Pass the Mic: North Fork Values

The Pass the Mic reporters talk about what makes the North Fork Valley special to them.

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Pass the Mic
12:00 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Pass the Mic: Interview with Maya Arthur

Pass the Mic Arts reporter, Riven Sky Badgett speaks with local artist Maya Arthur about the arts coop and Elsewhere studios in Paonia. 

"Pass the Mic" is a project of North Fork Heart and Soul.

Pass the Mic
9:22 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Pass the Mic: Interview with David Strong

Pass the Mic reporter, Will Ela interviews North Fork potter and teacher, David Strong. "Pass the Mic" is a project of North Fork Heart and Soul.

MUSIC
2:25 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

Pass the Mic: Interview with Sticky Mulligan

Youth reporter Noah Silverstein interviews musician, Sticky Mulligan for North Fork Heart & Soul's "Pass the Mic" project.

Pass the Mic
2:22 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

Pass the Mic: Interview with Craig Childs

Arts Reporter, Katya Schwieterman, interviews author Craig Childs, for North Fork Heart & Soul's Pass the Mic.  

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NEWS
1:57 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Pass the Mic: Interview with Norm Smith

Pass the Mic youth reporters Will Ela and Isaac Van Horn interview local rancher Norm Smith:

Pass the Mic
1:46 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Pass the Mic: 2012 Paonia Fashion Show Report

Pass the Mic Arts reporters, Katya Schwieterman and Riven Sky Badgett, interview fashion designers for 2012 Paonia Fashion and Design show.
"Pass the Mic" is a project of North Fork Heart and Soul and KVNF Community Radio.


Video edited by: Ali Lightfoot

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