“Crossing Borders, Building Bridges.” Also, “Music Stories from the Cosmic Barrio.”

Wednesday_673x324WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16
PROGRAM # 9119 12:00 PM PST

“Crossing Borders, Building Bridges.”

In her book of memories “Crossing Borders, Building Bridges,” award-winning journalist María Martin tells her story of decades in the frontlines covering Latinos in the US for public radio. In this conversation, she talks about her early days in a pioneering community radio station in California, her creation of NPR’s Latino USA, the challenges of rising as a Latina in the echelons of public radio’s newsroom, and her current work training indigenous and rural reporters in Latin America.

Guest: María Martin, Award-Winning Radio Journalist, Author of “Crossing Borders, Building Bridges: A Journalist’s Heart in Latin America,” Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala.
“Music Stories from the Cosmic Barrio.” Veteran public radio producer Betto Arcos is launching a music-themed book showcasing a collection of stories that have aired through the years on national programs in public radio. Through this book, Arcos features leading interpreters of danzon, samba, trova and other world music genres to find in their diversity the common thread provided by the universal language of music.

Guest: Betto Arcos, Public Radio Journalist, College Professor, Producer of Musical podcast “The Cosmic Barrio,” Author of “Music Stories from the Cosmic Barrio,” Los Angeles, CA.

Photo: María Martín/Betto Arcos

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