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Holly Bechiri

How I learned to stop worrying and love citizen journalism: A farewell to Managing Editor Holly Bechiri

by (Marjorie Steele)

Submitted 02-26-2016 under OPINION

I first met Holly Bechiri, who departs from The Rapidian today, when she asked to hold a “Story Fort” at a downtown space managed by my at-the-time employer. I didn’t know much about The Rapidian then, or citizen journalism, for...

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Catalyst Radio: Rapidian staff go live on WYCE to raise funds

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-27-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This week on Catalyst Radio we depart from our regular format in order to go live on WYCE for The Rapidian's first-ever fund drive. We are...

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Catalyst Radio: Community Conversation on The Rapidian

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-30-2011 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now?  Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW Hear what Grand Rapids' citizen journalists and local readers are discussing. The Rapidian's Managing Editor Holly Bechiri and Community...

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Catalyst Radio: The Rapidian's ABCs of ArtPrize

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-09-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the MP3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW (8:07) This week, The Rapidian's content editor is in the hot seat as she chats with Catalyst Radio about upcoming features on the Community Media...

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Becoming a Rapidian Reporter

by (George)

Submitted 02-15-2011 under OPINION

In light of the first Rapidian Reporter Orientation of the year, to be held this Thursday at 5:30pm right here at The Rapidian office (1110 Wealthy St SE), I thought it might be wise to give a quick reminder about how one actually becomes a...

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Let me introduce myself: Holly Bechiri joins The Rapidian team

by (Holly)

Submitted 01-25-2011 under OPINION

This week in 1984, Apple Computers Inc unveiled its first MacIntosh personal computer. And, as I remember, immediately started pouring those Mac PCs into schools for free (smart company, that Apple).  In fact, I remember using those PCs to...

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Looking Ahead: Rapidian staff discuss priorities for 2011

by (George)

Submitted 01-20-2011 under OPINION

On New Year’s eve Roberta King, superstar citizen journalist and our champion at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, published an inspirational call to action encouraging us all to "be The Rapidian” in 2011. As part of the team that puts The...

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The Role of a Curator in ArtPrize 2010

by (mslager)

Submitted 12-07-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

ArtPrize 2010 should award the "Best Curation of an Unconventional Art Space." This past year, I would have voted for Holly Bechiri as its first recipient for her curatorial work at 45 Ottawa. Holly is an artist...

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