Public media stations big and small are tackling topics like racism, immigration, and incarceration through innovative community engagement and outreach efforts. These events, podcasts, and programs are designed to bridge cultural and political divides while strengthening the local impact of public media. One project, Local That Works, seeks to capture these real-world efforts to motivate stations to scale and replicate them in their own communities. Produced by public media thought leader Mark Fuerst and presented by Current's Executive Director Julie Drizin, the closing keynote will showcase the latest and greatest ideas from Local That Works, inspiring you to enhance your own local endeavors.
Sandra Clark | Vice President of News and Civic Dialogue | WHYY
Julie Drizin | Executive Director | Current
Jean Friedman-Rudovsky | Co-Executive Director | Resolve Philly
Kristin Laporte | Director of Membership | WTMD
Sara Robertson | Senior VP for Production | KLRU
Sam Sessa | Music & Media Relations Coordinator | WTMD