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Pitch us your stories!
Feb08

Pitch us your stories!

Making Contact is once again accepting pitches on an ongoing basis! In 2020, the producers of Making Contact took a hiatus from accepting freelance pitches. That hiatus is over. Do you have a story pitch that: Links grassroots issues and human realities to national or international trends? Gives listeners a historical, political, or social context of major national and international events? Sheds light on social and economic...

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Calls for pitches: Puerto Rico & Energy, and Seawalls
Nov11

Calls for pitches: Puerto Rico & Energy, and Seawalls

PUERTO RICO AND ENERGY Making Contact is looking for a local freelancer living in Puerto Rico (also open to diasporic Puerto Ricans who want to produce a story!) who is proficient in radio for a piece about the power grid in Puerto Rico and the fight for community owned energy. We would love to talk about the purchase of the power grid by Luma Energy and what this means for local communities fighting for microgrids and other adaptable...

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Call for pitches on prisoners during COVID-19
Aug05

Call for pitches on prisoners during COVID-19

How do prisoners and their loved ones cope during COVID-19? People in prisons, jails, and immigrant detention centers are at an exceptionally high risk for coronavirus. Meantime, family members of those locked up are worried sick. Relatives along with advocates and prisoners themselves organize to limit the spread of the virus. They demand prisoner releases and reimagine a world without humans in cages. But releases are slow. By some...

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We Want Your Stories: A Call for Pitches Fall 2019

Making Contact produces media that analyses critical issues and showcases grassroots solutions in order to inform and inspire audiences to action. We are accepting pitches for 7-10 minute segments or 29-minute documentaries for upcoming shows in our Fall schedule. We’re looking for both new radio pieces, or potential audio material that has previously aired non-exclusively (radio features, video docs, sound-rich podcasts etc.)...

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Don’t wait for a Call for Pitches. We invite your pitches on rolling basis.

Send us your pitches ANYTIME to pitches@radioproject.org after you’ve looked at Submission Guidelines Submission...

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Call for Pitches

We’re seeking sound-rich radio stories with ear-grabbing characters, interesting angles, and solid facts. We encourage you to explore grassroots solutions and the ways communities are organizing. We look forward to hearing from you on these topics below and others you have, at pitches@radioproject.org. Making Contact is accepting pitches for 7-10 minute segments or 29-minute documentaries for upcoming shows in our Fall schedule....

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