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This Week on MNN: Live Folk Music and the Coolest Hike in the World

Community Media, Programming Highlights, This Week on MNN By Lee Walker Helland

Happy Monday, and welcome to our latest edition of This Week on MNN! This week, it’s like the producers who submitted their shows to be featured in this post had spring fever. And it’s contagious! Tune in for communal celebrations of this great city - via a long hike around its perimeter, and a live performance by a local folk singer. Enjoy...and SHARE!

“Gotta Run with Will”
Thursday, April 24, 9:30 pm
Hike Manhattan’s Perimeter: This week’s episode features an interview with the legendary Cy Adler, famous author and conservationist, and president of Shorewalkers, a local nonprofit dedicated to protecting and promoting New York City’s surrounding shorelines. On Saturday, May 3, the Shorewalkers will host the 29th annual Great Saunter—the world's most famous 32-mile hike, which circles Manhattan's rim.

Clip of the Week: Youth Channel Certified Producer Promo

Classes, Clip of the Week, Community Media, MNN El Barrio Firehouse, MNN Youth Channel, News and Views By Lee Walker Helland

Happy Friday, everyone! Today's Clip of the Week features not just the awesome production work, but the quality, innovative services and training offered by the Youth Channel (YC) up at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center.

The staff and producers at YC are as creative and driven as people come, and they work hard on every minute of the wide-ranging media they produce. Case in point: Check out our featured clip - this promo for the training available to young people at the Youth Media Center. We love the music, energy and vibe - and, of course, the actual certification program that's being promoted.

Here's what we need you to do: Share the promo, along with a link to YC's website, with...

Coming Up: Summer Quarter Series Deadlines

Community Media, Media Policy, News and Views By Lee Walker Helland

MNN is preparing for the Summer 2014 Quarter, which runs from June 22 through September 20. You will soon receive a form with information about your show that will be sent to the mailing address we have on file for you.

Some important information:

  • If there are no changes you do not have to send the form back.
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