WYOU Tech Director on WORT: Runyon Tapes

WYOU Technical Director Eric Allin appeared yesterday on the Queery show on WORT Community Radio along with Scott Seyforth, an administrator at UW-Madison. The topic: the WYOU bequeathment of the David Runyon’s “Nothing To Hide” Master Tapes to UW’s Memorial Library.
Scott Seyforth

Eric Allin

Listen to the show. Then come attend a special reception marking the transfer of ownership of the master video tapes to the Memorial Library on Friday, November 13th, from 4:30pm – 6:00pm in the Library’s 4th Floor Commons. Speakers set to commemorate the event include: Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin, Representative Spencer Black, Wisconsin State Legislature, Ken Frazier, Director of the UW-Madison General Library System, and Richard Russell, political activist and one-time WYOU Board Chairman.on Friday, November 13th, from 4:30pm – 6:00pm in the Library’s 4th Floor Commons.

Our New Leader Speaks: Barbara Bolan is interviewed on W.O.R.T. radio

She’s been with us just a little over a week, and the winds of changes have already begun to blow baby! New WYOU Executive Director Barbara Bolan is meeting producers, seeing how things work, amd settling in here at Madison’s only community television station. But if we are to survive as a self-sustaining community resource, she knows we’re going to need the support of the community to do it.

Hear Barbara as she was interviewed on W.O.R.T.’s In Our Backyard. (mp3 download; segment starts at approximately the 10:44 mark.)

WYOU/WORT present Meet the Authors reception with Amy Goodman, Jeremy Scahill & Bob McChesney

Read a good book lately? Want to spend time with the authors and benefit community media at the same time?

The 7th Annual Wisconsin Book Festival, together with WORT-FM Community Radio and WYOU Cable TV present: A special “Meet the Authors” reception with “Media Matters” host (and former WORT programmer) Bob McChesney; award-winning journalist Amy Goodman, host of “Democracy Now!” (who was recently arrested while covering the RNC in St. Paul); and independent reporter Jeremy Scahill, whose Blackwater exposé sparked a Congressional inquiry. Friday October 17th, 2008 – 5:30-7:00pm – at the Barrymore Theatre
lobby, 2090 Atwood Avenue. Refreshments will be provided. Tickets – $50 per person. All proceeds go to benefit WORT-FM AND