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  • Neighborhood Voices Network: Meet Nicholas Talamantez

    Neighborhood Journalist Nicholas Talamantez is using his voice to tell stories that matter. Read Mick's introduction of himself and his work below. 

  • Public Voice: “Your dreams for me are my fears,” Unhoused resident shares thoughts on Ampersee Eviction

    Our Public Voice series supports sharing local viewpoints and experiences about the issues facing our community. Public Media Network is a proud supporter of free speech. We pledge to provide a public platform to foster open dialogue to people in the Greater Kalamazoo area who want their voice to be heard.

  • OpEd: Should people ever lose their right to vote?

    In the United States, one of every 16 Black adults is not allowed to vote. In Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wyoming, this number is more than one in seven. In total, this is 1.8 million Black and Brown Americans that cannot choose their political representatives.

  • Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra announces $8.8 million initative

    Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra celebrates return to live music, and announces the Music Connects Us campaign, an $8.8 million fundraising initiative. 

  • Public Media Network Community Voter Guide 2021

    Check out Public Media Network's 2021 Community Voter Guide, made directly with community input!

Media by you

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    Connect with Local Government

    Gavel to gavel coverage of local municipal meetings keeps you engaged with the decisions of your local elected officials.

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    Turn Your Passion into Content

    Whether a novice or professional, you can create and deliver your message.

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    Community-Driven Media Hub

    Media that is controlled and shaped by you.  From podcasts to television programs, this is media that reflects the community.

Making home grown media

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    Gain media skills in a hands-on learning environment.  MediaU courses provide you with the skills to become a media maker or to improve your skills. Create media to shift our local narratives.

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    Volunteer Opportunities

    We need people like you to help create local media.  Join us on local productions and learn media skills to share your story. We'll provide the training necessary to get started.

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    Nonprofit Partnerships

    We partner with local nonprofit organizations to help increase their connections with the community.

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