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[Podcast] How NPOs Can Use Community Media and Storytelling to Create Change

  Digital marketer and nonprofit consultant Genia Stevens discusses three ways nonprofits can use community media and digital stories to create political and social change. 1. Use community media to start the process of judicious storytelling so it becomes an important community development tool 2. Use community media to marry storytelling and citizen empowerment 3. Use community media to build bridges and social capital with key community stakeholders Follow your host Genia Stevens on Twitter. About Belwah Radio: Expert interviews, industry […]

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[Podcast] How and Why GRCMC Transitioned From Public Access TV to a Community Media Center

In this episode of Belwah Radio, Linda Gellasch, Executive Director of Grand Rapids Community Media Center (GRCMC), joins me to discuss: The catalyst for Grand Rapids Public Access TV’s move to becoming a full community media center Funding sources for Grand Rapids Community Media Center and how those funds are used How GRCMC uses The Rapidian to train citizen journalists to produce citizen-generated content GRCMC’s current initiatives: media literacy and reaching out to the Spanish-speaking community To learn more about […]

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[Podcast] Jen Nowicki Clark: How Storytelling Measures Change and Engages Communities

In this episode of Belwah Radio, Jennifer Nowicki Clark, Director of Creative Narrations, joins me to discuss: Using storytelling as tool to reflect, measure change, and engage residents How storytelling can influence public policy How storytelling can create authentic connections between various community groups Creative Narrations’ three core values: capacity building, accessibility, and stories for change To learn more about Creative Narrations, visit creativenarrations.net. Visit us at BelwahMedia.com  | Follow your host Genia Stevens on Twitter. About Belwah Radio: Expert interviews, industry […]

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[Podcast] How Berkeley Community Media Trains Citizen Journalists and Screenwriters

  In this episode of Belwah Radio, Brian Scott, Executive Director of Berkeley Community Media (BCM), joins me to discuss: How Berkeley ommunity Media serves the Berkeley community How Berkeley Community Media trains community members to become citizen journalists BCM’s screenwriting workshop BCM’s training program for aspiring filmmakers How to become a member of BCM To learn more about Berkeley Ccommunity Media, visit bcmtv.org. Links mentioned during the episode:  Berkeley MediaPhile and ShareItMobile. Visit us at BelwahMedia.com  | Follow your host […]

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