Making Contact

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Producers of "Making Contact," 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. - Special mini-series, such as ElectionWatch ’04 and Media Collaborative on Colombia are included in the regular schedule. - Most shows are “evergreen” – can be played any time. Four years of archived documentaries are available. - Excellent production quality and customer service.

Series

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429 Pieces

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


Pieces

Caption: Nomi Prins and Julianne Malveaux
This month is the ten year anniversary of the stock market crash of 2018. Nomi Prins talks about her new book, “Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigg...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
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Formerly incarcerated people and officials in Pima County are joining efforts to send fewer people to jail. Meanwhile a federal program at the bord...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Students at several prominent historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), have demanded that school administrators address sexual assault...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools is an examination of the experiences of black girls across the country whose intricate lives...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
Caption: Darnell Moore, Credit: www.darnelllmoore.com
Darnell Moore the author of No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America. A story of beauty and hope-and an honest reckoning with...

Bought by WVAS and WRIR


  • Added: Aug 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Uprooting Racism offers a framework for understanding institutional racism. It provides practical suggestions, tools, examples, and advice on how w...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WVAS, WXDU, and WRIR


  • Added: Jul 27, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: empty flight, Credit: Diego Cupolo, creative commons
This week, we begin with the story of a woman who was in flight to the US when President Trump signed his first travel ban. We later hear about how...

Bought by WRIR and WVAS


  • Added: Jul 13, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Afrofuturism is a growing genre-movement that spans literature, art, music, and film. It provides radical alternatives to dominant Western narrativ...

Bought by WMMT, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KQED, KVNF, WRIR and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Tenants of this Glendale apartment complex were given 60 days to cover rent increases of $750 or more, Credit: Monica Lopez
The stage is set for a battle between two worldviews. Is housing a human right, or a commodity? And where on that continuum is California’s common ...

Bought by KQED, WVAS, and WRIR


  • Added: Jun 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools is an examination of the experiences of black girls across the country whose intricate lives...

Bought by WVAS, KUNM, and WRIR


  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3