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#BHeard: Arab-American Teens Speak Up

#BHeard: Arab-American Teens Speak Up

Brooklyn, Media, Middle Eastern, Video October 24, 2017 at 3:59 pm

BRIC TV presents a conversation between two teenage friends – the host of a radio show for young Arab women in Brooklyn and a Yemeni immigrant.

Baruch Herzfeld, founder of Zeno Radio, which allows immigrants to connect to radio stations from their home countries. (Photo by Rachel Bryson-Brockmann/Voices of NY)

‘Entrepreneur’ Links Immigrants to Radio Stations Back Home

Baruch Herzfeld founded ZenoRadio, which allows homesick immigrants to hear news and music from back home.

Radio Show Mixes Advocacy, Mariachi Music and Love Advice

Radio Show Mixes Advocacy, Mariachi Music and Love Advice

Culture, Immigration, Media June 5, 2013 at 10:04 pm

Labor advocacy, mariachi music, love and financial advice and Salvadoran pancakes will take center stage this Saturday for the second episode of “Where I’m From,” CUNY Graduate School of Journalism’s live radio program.

Live Radio Show to Cover ‘All Corners of the World’

Live Radio Show to Cover ‘All Corners of the World’

A diverse mix of guests from New York’s diaspora communities, ranging from Filipino journalist Jose Antonio Vargas to photographer Annie Ling to musicans Isaac Katalay and Diego Obregon, came together for the inaugural edition of “Where I’m From,” a radio show launched by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism to showcase new voices in media through live music, reporting and storytelling.

WBAI radio has been based at 120 Wall St. for one-third of its 50-year history. (Photo by Ellen Moynihan via The Villager)

After Half Century of Progressive Broadcasting, WBAI Could Face Closure

Media, New York August 14, 2012 at 3:11 pm

Budget shortfalls and infighting have brought New York City’s listener-sponsored WBAI radio to the verge of closure, reports The Villager. WBAI, which has filled New York’s airwaves with progressive politics and radical thought for half a century, has served as staging ground for several iconic New York broadcasters.

Carolina Guerrero, one of the project founders, interviews the composer Guillermo Galinda.

Spanish Radio Program Showcases Untold Stories of Latino Life

Latino, Media August 14, 2012 at 12:27 pm

In the long-form narrative format familiar to listeners of NPR’s “This American Life,” the Spanish-language radio program Radio Ambulante seeks to tell the untold stories of the Latino diaspora. The new monthly show is the brainchild of Carolina Guerrero and her husband, the novelist Daniel Alarcón.

Via Amsterdam News

With End of Kiss FM, an Outlet for Black Voices Silenced

African American, Media May 7, 2012 at 5:23 pm

When 98.7 Kiss FM went silent on April 29 after three decades on the air, the moment marked the demise of one of only two major radio stations that cater to the black community in New York, reported the Amsterdam News.

A Polish American radio station comes to the New York region.

Polish American radio coming to NY

Culture, Eastern European, In the News, Metro Area December 6, 2011 at 2:25 pm

A new Polish language radio station launches in December. Polskie Radio USA will air from Teaneck, NJ at frequencies 1160 AM and 1520 AM. The idea for the new station came from Ewa Strzałkowska, formerly a program director for Polskie Radio Nowy Jork 910 AM, which was dissolved half aRead More

New media outlets for New York’s Indian and Arab communities

In the News, Middle Eastern, South Asian September 20, 2011 at 3:09 pm

New York’s Arab and Indian communities have a new radio station and a new newspaper. Hum Hindustani began weekly publication on August 31 of this year. It is the first and only Hindi-language newspaper in the United States, according to the Indian Consulate in New York. The Arab-American newspaper AramicaRead More