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

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678 Pieces

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

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3 Pieces

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


Pieces

Caption: Richard Wolff, Credit: http://www.rdwolff.com/
An exclusive interview with economist Richard Wolff, who explains how failed ‘trickle down economics’ theories are being recycled under a different...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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We’ll hear excerpts from the Oscar-nominated movie Gasland, including stories from residents who say their drinking water catches on fire—one of th...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 02, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Ddepression or schizophrenia are a particular problem for refugee populations in the United States. They often come from war torn nations, fresh fr...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KPVL, KUOW, and WAMC Northeast Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 23, 2011
  • Length: 08:19
  • Purchases: 4
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About one in four adults in the United States suffers from a “diagnosable mental disorder” in a given year – that’s according to the National Insti...

Bought by KMUN, Connecticut Public (WNPR), and WSKG


  • Added: Feb 22, 2011
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Michelle Alexander
Professor Michelle Alexander, author of ‘The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness’ makes the case that the US’ criminal ju...

Bought by KVMR and KSFR


  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Stories, Credit: Ricky Norris
Many retirees enjoy the rest and relaxation that eluded them during their working years. But for some, retirement means opportunities to affect cha...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2011
  • Length: 11:32
Caption: Stories, Credit: Ricky Norris
Many retirees enjoy the rest and relaxation that eluded them during their working years. But for some, retirement means opportunities to affect pos...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2011
  • Length: 07:30
Caption: Stories, Credit: Ricky Norris
Many retirees enjoy the rest and relaxation that eluded them during their working years. But for some, retirement means opportunities to affect pos...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2011
  • Length: 08:54
Caption: Stories, Credit: Ricky Norris
Many retirees enjoy the rest and relaxation that eluded them during their working years. But for some, retirement means opportunities to affect cha...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2011
  • Length: 30:00
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We take a look at the health impacts of chemical exposure in nail salons, the shoddy regulation of cosmetics, and the movement towards greener nail...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2011
  • Length: 29:00