ChavoBart Digital Media

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ChavoBart Digital Media (CBDM) is an audio production and distribution company, specializing in short-form content. The mission of CBDM is to produce initiatives that both entertain and educate the general public on important environmental issues. The company produces and distributes the Climate Connections series for the Yale Center for Environmental Communication, as well as CurrentCast, a project of the Center for Transformative Action.

CBDM is owned and operated by Bridgett Ennis and Erika Street Hopman. Before founding CBDM, producers Bridgett and Erika were employed by Ithaca-based Finger Lakes Productions International (FLPI). Between 1987-2012, FLPI produced more than 22,000 audio features related to the ocean, science, nature and the environment. The company served more than 500 radio stations daily with these 60 and 90 second feature series.

Series

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2 Pieces

Climate Connections is a daily (M-F), 90-second radio series that aims to help listeners understand how climate change is already impacting our lives and what diverse people and organizations are doing to reduce the associated risks.

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CurrentCast is a daily, 60-second radio feature that educates the public about water issues, promotes an appreciation for aquatic environments, and encourages an educated discussion about this critical resource.


Pieces

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This batch of CurrentCast features students break the ice, trees as stormwater managers, protecting a stream’s comfort zone, Milwaukee war memorial...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 20:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This batch of Climate Connections features, city sues fossil-fuel companies, moms lobby for clean air, and climate change spells trouble for fisher...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KCSB-FM, KRSC, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, Radio Baha'i, WLGI and more


  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 17
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This batch of CurrentCast features from farms to feathers, stream restoration, nitrates in rural wells, a Pennsylvania river reveals its true color...

Bought by WLPR and KENW


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 20:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This batch of Climate Connections features, knitters turn climate data into tapestries, how to love damaged places, and Ikea wants a zero-emissions...

Bought by WLRN, WUTC, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KCSB-FM, KRSC and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 19