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Laurie Cirivello

The Rapidian announces winners of first Excellence in Citizen Journalism Awards

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 01-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

To a more-than-packed house at Luna Taqueria and Cocina last night, 13 winners of Excellence in Citizen Journalism Awards were revealed, celebrating the incredible accomplishments of local voices in Grand Rapids in 2015. "As we looked at the...

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Community Media Center Director, Rapidian Publisher moving on

by (grcmc)

Submitted 11-01-2013 under NONPROFITS

After nearly eight years at the helm, Laurie Cirivello, Executive Director of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center (CMC) and Founding Publisher of The Rapidian, serves her final day with the organization this Friday, November 1. In September,...

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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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First Rapidian bureau hosted by Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities to launch in January

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-01-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Rapidian, a service of the Community Media Center, is partnering with Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities to install a news bureau in the southwest quadrant of Grand Rapids. The Rapidian is a web-based, community driven journalism project that...

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Wireless Internet for Low Income Residents of Grand Rapids

by (grcmc)

Submitted 11-12-2010 under NONPROFITS

UPDATE: This program is no longer available. For those who haven’t heard, Clear is the new kid in town for high-speed wireless Internet access. “Bringing the 4G service to Grand Rapids has been in the works for some time” said...

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Interaction with The Rapidian helps generate coverage ideas

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 08-18-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff*: A major element of The Rapidian, if not the most important, is community involvement. Without interaction between readers and reporters, the Rapidian wouldn't be able to offer much, which is why we try to encourage...

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