On Saturday March 9th, KVNF's Morning news Host Brian Cambria drove through a storm over to Denver to attend the Colorado Broadcaster's Association (CBA) Awards of Excellence Banquet. KVNF had submitted 4 reporting pieces from 2012 for consideration and three of them were chosen.
Pass the Mic” is a youth storytelling and news corps program developed by KVNF in partnership with the The North Fork Heart & Soul Project. Youth participants learn the skills of how to produce interviews and stories in a multi-media context. All 7 young reporters are assigned to a “beat” reporting on a North Fork industry. Today the kids share their opinions on some important issues and the industries they are reporting on.
Ali Lightfoot speaks with iseechange producer, Julia Kumari Drapkin and KVNF executive director, Sally Kane about the iSeeChange project, and about new initiatives in media that encourage citizen journalism and use new technologies to get public input.