I know I’m a youth correspondent, but when I saw that October’s prompt was “Community Heroes” I knew I had to break the mold for a story that’s near and dear to my heart.
I grew up listening to Brent Farris on KZST in the morning every day on my way to elementary school, and my first job was as a PSA writer for KRCB, our Sonoma County NPR station. The programming of our local radio stations first told me when school was canceled for flooding, then they kept me informed during the fires. Today they keep me sane during my online classes and daily drives better than any Spotify playlist or podcast could. Our local radio hosts have become community staples and heroes.
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