We would really like to see you at this first NW Progressive Radio event!
Progressive Radio Northwest Announces, Tuesday, September 24th, First monthly Community Forum on Progressive Radio!
On Tuesday, September 24, we’re launching the first in a series of monthly get-togethers to meet each other, mingle and discuss issues central to our mission of bringing progressive radio back to the region. We hope to have a speaker at each session and look forward to engaging in a wide variety of lively topics.
Join us for our first session:
Title: “Corporate Media and the Demise of Progressive Talk: Lack of Listeners or Political Suppression?”
Geov Parrish, Guest Speaker
A well known political writer/commentator/organizer/consultant, and nonprofit administrator and fundraiser, Geov will offer his insights based on 25+ years of broadcast radio experience and lead a discussion about how progressive radio can move forward.
Tuesday, September 24
7:00 to 9:00 pm
University Heights Center
Room 109 (first floor, NE corner)
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Free parking in the lot on the south side of the building. Please let us know if you will need the use of the accessible elevator, as we need to get staff assistance.
Admission is free, but donations to cover room expenses are gratefully accepted. You are welcome to bring snacks and beverages; our Meet & Mingle starts promptly at 7:00 pm.
Please RSVP by Friday, September 20 (or as soon as you can) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Speaker
Geov Parrish has served as national political columnist for Working Assets, a contributing editor for In These Times, Alternet.org, and MotherJones.com, and for over a decade was the local political columnist for Seattle Weekly and The Stranger newspapers.
Since 1996, he has had a popular weekly political show on Seattle’s KEXP Radio. Also in 1996, he founded and continues to help publish and edit the community newspaper Eat the State!. His syndicated commentaries have run in newspapers, radio stations, magazines and online throughout the country.
Prior to his writing career, Parrish had a long career in both the programming and business sides of the radio industry. In 1984, he founded a broadcast trade publishing and research company that was one of the first to offer national comprehensive FCC, technical, ownership, and programming research; that company continues today as a division of Clear Channel Communications. He was also, over 15 years, a DJ and program host, program director, development director, and part-owner in both commercial and community radio prior to his KEXP show. He holds an A.M. in Political Science and East Asian Studies from the Univ. of British Columbia, and lives in Seattle with his partner, Gavin.
We hope to see you!
The Progressive Radio Northwest Team