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Saturday, June 16 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Talent Rising: A Gathering of Mission-Driven Media Makers

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What happens when mission-driven media makers, movers, and shakers get together and mingle? Magic and more. Come meet one another, exchange ideas, and build community. Hosted by AIR and WDET! AIR (Association of Independents in Radio) is a national talent network of 1300+ journalists, podcasters, public media stations, and beyond. WDET 101.9FM is Detroit`s most active promoter of local music, a significant voice for arts and culture, and one of the few remaining providers of local news.

This meetup will take place at WDET (4600 Cass Avenue). 


Candice Fortman

Candice Fortman has a passion for marketing and media and she's not afraid to show it! Prior to joining WDET in 2015, Candice served as Promotions Manager for the Clear Channel owned stations WKQI-FM, WMXD-FM and WNIC-FM. Working simultaneously for such different stations gave her... Read More →

Sue Schardt

Sue Schardt leads AIR, a network of 1,000 producers and journalists working across public media to instigate change and broaden the impact of public service media. She writes and presents frequently on media-technology, and has contributed to 2012 Radio Features “Think Tank” in... Read More →

Tran Vu

Tran Vu is a Vietnamese American multimedia and transnational artist whose work and socially engaged practice draws from her experience as a community organizer and healer. She was born in Vietnam, grew up in Dorchester and Boston, and has lived in various cities and countries. Prior... Read More →

Saturday June 16, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm EDT