Category Archives: Radio

Atomic number: on the radio and in my life

When I was a young radio news director with a freshly made bachelors degree, I worked for an AM radio station in Danville, VA, covering local, regional, and state news, and doing some national stories for NBC, our network. The … Continue reading

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Colonial Center Theatre has gone live

South Hill’s Colonial Center Theatre–once home to vaudeville productions after its original completion in 1925–is now hosting live performances once again. We already knew that the historical theatre’s restoration was gorgeous, detailed, and historically as authentic as possible; now we … Continue reading

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On the Radio: More high speed in Southside

I neglected to post a recent radio story I did on grant money awarded for developing high speed internet in Southside Virginia. While I have good broadband at my house, many people in our region do not have good access. … Continue reading

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Public Radio Documentary “Say It Loud”

My public speaking students at Southside Virginia Community College are enjoying “Say it Loud,” an audio documentary produced by American Radio Works. Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Lorraine Hansberry, Shirley Chisholm, Stokely Carmichael, Ward Connerly, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and … Continue reading

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The Morning After: Elections, Reporting, and Ham Biscuits

The long election season ended for me when I produced a story for WCVE Public Radio late last night, reporting Robert Hurt’s win over incumbent Tom Perriello in Virginia’s 5th Congressional District. You can hear my report, which aired this … Continue reading

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