MVYRADIO in the Community
As a non-profit, independent, local radio station, we take our commitment to public service seriously. That's why, in 2017, longtime MVYRADIO employee Laurel Redington became our full-time Community Outreach Director.
Laurel's job is to make sure that the various constituencies and communities in our broadcast area are represented on our station. You can hear those voices on programs like Person Of The Week, The Vineyard Current and Night Casts.
Our Community Outreach extends beyond the airwaves. You may find Laurel working as a mentor to local students, or running her Radio Games program at the Edgartown Public Library, or engaging with members of our Community Advisory Board.
Congratulations to Laurel on winning her fourth Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Award in four years!
If you'd like to learn more about her efforts, read our monthly Community Outreach newsletter. We post it digitally HERE, and you may find it posted around the Island...
or you can continue reading below, for highlights from Laurel's experiences out in the community.
Notes from our Community Outreach Director
If you have a child in middle school who shows interest in radio or likes to use their voice OR struggles with self -confidence when it comes to speaking in front of people and could use a safe place to learn how to communicate and get comfortable with using their voice, then MVYRADIO’s “RADIO GAMES” could be a good fit! “Radio Games” is an after-school program that will meet for 5 consecutive TUESDAYS at the West Tisbury Library beginning Tuesday March 10th. ALL Island middle school students are invited to participate. Sessions will go from 3:30 to 4:30. It’s FREE! Students will learn how to interview, use recording equipment, learn how to use words to create a “theater of the mind” experience and so much more. You can send questions to email@example.com
This program is supported by a grant from CAPE COD 5 CENTS SAVINGS BANK’s Charitable Fund.