Making Contact

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Making Contact, is an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on over 160 radio stations in the USA, Canada and elsewhere. Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. - Ordinary people talk about how public policy affects their daily lives, families and communities, and share positive ways to solve problems. - Most shows are “evergreen” – can be played any time. See years of archived documentaries are available. - Excellent production quality and customer service.

Series

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515 Pieces

An international radio program that links people, vital ideas, and important information


Pieces

Caption: Verificado 19 Mexico City, Credit:  Kane Lynch, illustrator
In the aftermath of a disaster, information can mean the difference between life and death. After the earthquake hit in Mexico City, it wasn’t just...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
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Our radio adaptation of the film, The Murder of Fred Hampton, produced by filmmakers Mike Gray and Howard Alk, provides a glimpse into the life of ...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Indigenous leader Paul Che-Oke-tan Wagner (Vancouver Island Saanis), founder of Protectors of the Salish Sea, speaking at a rally on the steps of the Washington State Capitol (Olympia), October 5, 2019, Credit: Barbara Bernstein
This series explores how communities are fighting the fossil fuel industry's push for fracked gas infrastructure projects in Washington and Oregon....

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Washington State


  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What happens when a health insurance PublicRelations executive confronts the consequences of his spin? Dive into one man's odyssey from health insu...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Nov 18, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Today's show examines the feminist movement through the lens of period activism. We will look at aspects of women’s health and social justice that ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kern River Oil Field; view from Panorama Park in Bakersfield, on the blufftop across the river. This is the most densely developed oilfield in California, and the fifth-largest producer (as of 2006) in the US., Credit: Antandrus – Wikipedia administrator, link to license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/
Megafarms and oil & gas producers are some of the worst polluters in California’s Central Valley. We’ll hear how Valley residents are pushing back....

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: film cover art, Credit: Freedom Archives
Our radio adaptation of the film Symbols of Resistance: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement, offers a reflection on the untold stories...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Washington State and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Oct 26, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: film cover art, Credit: Freedom Archives
Our radio adaptation of the film Symbols of Resistance: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chicano Movement, offers a reflection on the untold stories...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Washington State and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Tamiki Banks’ life was turned upside down when her husband was arrested, leaving her the sole breadwinner and caregiver to their twins. More than t...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Corrina Gould, Credit: Sogorea Te Land Trust and Planting Justice
Our radio adaptation of the film Beyond Recognition by Underexposed films, "After decades struggling to protect her ancestors’ burial places, a Nat...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WMPG, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Washington State, and KALW


  • Added: Oct 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5