Dismas of Vermont
Our host, Mae Nagusky, explores Dismas of Vermont through conversations with residents, volunteers, and staff. You can learn more about Dismas of Vermont by checking out their website: https://www.dismasofvt.org/about-us/. This episode was produced by Mae Nagusky. Music by Blue Dot Sessions and Daniel Birch.
Special thanks to all of our guests:
Jim Curran -- Executive Director
Jeff Backus -- Hartford House Director
Eric Maguire -- Rutland Men's House Director
Heather Hurley -- Rutland Women's House Director
Kaylee Rankin -- Rutland Women's Assistant House Director
Alec Ewald -- Vice President on the Board (and community volunteer)
Kenzie Imhoff -- student and former resident
Kathy Fox -- UVM Sociology Professor (and community volunteer)
Sean (resident and formerly incarcerated individual)
Dave (resident and formerly incarcerated individual)
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A little of this and a little of that17:32This past fall semester, 12 University of Vermont students learned how to become audio journalists (thanks to Brittany Patterson). Here are four of their pieces. Today, you're going to hear Jared Pap, Louise Scoville, Emma Otten and Emily Semaya. This episode was hosted by Mae Nagusky and produced by Brittany Patterson. Music by Blue Dot Sessions. Check out communitynews.net for more Vermont news stories.
Dear Young Journalist21:39Host and producer Mae Nagusky speaks to seven Vermont journalists about what they wish they had heard before entering the daunting, demanding, yet fulfilling field of journalism.A big thanks to the journalists in this episode: Audi Guha, Courtney Lamdin, Anne Allen, Carolyn Shapiro, Anne Galloway, Geoff Gevalt and Liam Elder-Connors.This episode was produced by Mae Nagusky. All music by Ben Keil and Gabe Bango.Check out communitynews.net for more Vermont news stories.
Mailing a Ballot Through Bars05:46Vermont is one of two states, plus the District of Columbia, that allows incarcerated people to vote. But data show just a fraction of those who are incarcerated use that right. This episode was produced by Mae Nagusky. Music by Blue Dot Sessions and CNS's own, Gabe Bango. Special thanks to Jason Trombley, Ariel White, Tina Hagen, Chris Barton and Alec Ewald. This has been Local Wire. Be sure to check out our website communitynews.net for more Vermont news stories.
Creating Community - One Song at a Time11:56In this special feature episode, CNS producer Andrew Connelly explores Vermont's tight-knit and vibrant music scene through conversations with young artists. This episode was produced and hosted by Andrew Connelly. Special thanks to all of the artists featured in this episode. Be sure to check out their music below. Artists and songs: (in order of interview appearance)Lily SeabirdFeatured Song: "Fire Song," https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJp3hf1V5Zc&t=541sSpotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1ZIjaMq0dyU2CZaI6GFxBd?si=wQRRD-GaQnKoWgx8Rul6PgInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/lilyseabird/Ben Collins and Emma Downie (Rose McCann Band)Featured Songs: “Please Yourself” and “305”Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1zwZVcKR1Iyzqgi1XmQkdT?si=BkGMMkHJQaGbjdI4uQj1IAInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/rosemccannband/Will Sturke (Moondogs)Featured Songs: “Waves” and “Another Life”Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5ieYpqH0GJnoINXRo5nGON?si=YpDFrwljQ0WFxUFDvLd1WgInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/moondogs_band_/Matt Diener and Jack Cattabiani (The Big Sip)Featured Song: “Smirk”Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3mJRzw53C2ZCUgOX4RNlOi?si=XHx-GF2DSZWRtaw1CZhIqAInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/bigsipstagram/No Showers on VacationFeatured Song: “Space Trash”Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3Oav1ycsjn6uj7j7uMylOD?si=6UWCvVuJTUO-EptAFxihQgInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/noshowersonvacation/
December Newsreel03:50Three student stories aired on Vermont Public Radio in December! The Newsreel shares CNS student stories featured on Vermont Public Radio each month.Student stories featured in this episode in order of appearance:Sophie Mendez - Winooski School Health CenterDoug Phinney - EPA Superfund Site ReviewMeg Schneider - Waterbury River of Light ParadeYou can find full length student stories on our website: www.communitynews.net. This episode was produced by Andrew Connelly.
5. 29029 Everesting27:29Student reporter Mae Nagusky attended the annual 29029 Everesting endurance event last October. Participants have 36 hours to hike up the vertical equivalent of Mt. Everest, 29,029 feet. Mae spoke with the people that make this event unforgettable. This episode shares their stories. You can learn more about 29029 by checking out their website: https://29029everesting.com/. This episode was produced by Mae Nagusky. Music by Blue Dot Sessions.
4. November Newsreel05:03Four student stories aired on Vermont Public Radio in November! The Newsreel shares CNS student stories featured on Vermont Public Radio each month.Student stories featured in this episode in order of appearence:Olivia Alexander - South Burlington Bike Safety StudyGreta Close - The Big Kicker Event Sophie Oehler - Lamoille Valley Rail Trail ExpansionNoah Lafaso - BFA Electric Buses You can find full length student stories on our website: www.communitynews.net. This episode was produced by Andrew Connelly. Music by Wolfram Gruss and Paolo Pavan.
2. October Newsreel07:15Six student stories aired on Vermont Public Radio last month! The Newsreel shares CNS student stories featured on Vermont Public Radio each month.Student stories featured in this episode in order of appearence:Douglas Phinney - CVU Clubs and Communities, On VPRKate O'Farrell - Craftsbury Stories, On VPRMax Dodson - Weatherization Noah Lafaso - Medical Reserve CorpsDouglas Phinney - NBRC GrantsMae Nagusky - 29029 EverestingYou can find full length student stories on our website: communitynews.net. This episode was produced by Andrew Connelly.