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Catalyst Radio: Journalist Kerry Eleveld

This week on Catalyst Radio we sit down with national Journalist Kerry Eleveld, a Grand Rapids native who was back in town recently as a featured speaker at several events.
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About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speach issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

Journalist Kerry Eleveld

Journalist Kerry Eleveld

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Journalist Kerry Eleveld's roots are in Grand Rapids even though she's travelled far from her home town as a national journalist. Eleveld was in town recently as the keynote speaker at a local Progressive Women's Alliance fundraiser, and also at a number of other area events. During her recent visit, Eleveld took time to sit down with us at Catalyst Radio to discuss the state of journalism, human rights efforts for the LGBTQ community, and what's next for her career.


Music featured this week is from Michelle Shocked's 2005 release entitled "Don't Ask Don't Tell."

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