Making Contact

Caption: Making Contact logo

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. Making Contact digs into the story beneath the story—contextualizing the narratives that shape our culture. Our team produces stories on critical issues, including the environment, racial and political justice, LGBTQI+ rights, and reproductive justice. Our mission is to use audio storytelling to inspire a more just world. As a journalism organization committed to truth, we honor the rich wisdom and lived experience of historically oppressed and marginalized communities. Through our radio show and podcast, Making Contact, we challenge harmful power structures and move toward the future we envision.

 

 

Series

Series image
677 Pieces

A radio program that links people, vital ideas, and important information

Series image
1 Piece

A radio program that links people, vital ideas, and important information. This is the automated delivery version.


Pieces

Piece image
September 11th, 2021 marks 20 years since the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. Today, we turn our attention not to the tragedy of 9/11 itself, but to 9/11 ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WXDU, and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Sep 08, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: unhappy masked man, Credit: https://snappygoat.com/free-public-domain-images-man_depressed_hoodie_unhappy/rbaXF2P4I275TeGAlqcCb1xcuuBZmgLxsv7PXwyGPcX1.html#,0,0.73b9015dfe5a5122dd72979ddbb7ad50a2964544
The COVID 19 pandemic has transformed all of our lives in some way. But some are feeling the impacts more than others. Take healthcare workers, for...

Bought by Radio Catskill, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KUNM


  • Added: Sep 01, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
On June 14, 2017, a fire started in a 24-story public housing apartment in West London called Grenfell Tower. The fire raged all night and reduced ...

Bought by WXDU, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, and KMUN


  • Added: Aug 14, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Courtroom chairs set up in a circle for the Healing to Wellness session that morning, Credit: Greta Rybus
Kirsten made her way out of jail and addiction with the help of a special court on the Penobscot Nation reservation in Maine. There, culture and ju...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and WXDU


  • Added: Aug 08, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Barbara Bernstein’s story of communities in the Pacific Northwest of the United States who are fighting mammoth fracked gas projects that would tur...

Bought by WXDU and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 31, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Tom Nguyen, founder of L.A. Progressive Shooters, at the Route 66 Shooting Park in San Bernardino, CA. March 27, 2021., Credit: Monica Lopez
Regardless of race, gender, or political affiliation, Americans in 2020 bought guns; many, for the first time. In this show, we hear from gun and m...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
Piece image
As reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act awaits a vote in the U.S. Senate, missing and murdered indigenous women and girls continue to ...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Jul 19, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
Minneapolis, MN - May 25 marks the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Floyd's ...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2021
  • Length: 29:59
Piece image
On today's program we honor the life and legacy of civil rights activist Grace Lee Boggs through the lens of the documentary film, American Revolut...

Bought by WXDU and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jun 22, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ta’Kira Dannette Byrd, 11-year-old Vallejo girl and Shawntierra Dolton, Ta’Kira’s mother in 2020. , Credit: Lee Romney
We bring you one little girl’s experience in a neighborhood with high asthma rates and other health challenges. We also look at one part of Souther...

Bought by KVNF, WXDU, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 16, 2021
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4