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Paula Casper on Women's March + Tavia Teitler on Rampage Diversity Coverage + Lunafest

Gavin Dahl

On today's local newscast, hear from organizer Paula Casper from New Castle about the busloads of Roaring Fork valley residents headed to Denver from Glenwood on Saturday to participate in the women's march. KDNK news director Gavin Dahl speaks to TaviaTeitler from the Rampage student newspaper at Roaring Fork High School about her feature on diversity and racial bias for this week’s news brief. As BenteBirkeland reports,Colorado’s new select committee on energy held its first hearing Thursday. Plus, Gavin spoke to Sarah Buckley from Advocate SafeHouse about the film screening they’re hosting Saturday at 5 and 7:30 at Hotel Colorado in Glenwood called Luna Fest.

Gavin became one of the youngest station managers in public radio on February 1, 2017. He is a writer and producer with a passion for community media. Prior to starting at KDNK as news director in 2016, Gavin worked for national radio programs Alternative Radio with David Barsamian and Nonprofit Radio with Tony Martignetti along with local stations KGNU Boulder, KYRS Spokane, KRBX Boise, KAOS Olympia, and Air America Radio affiliate KPTK Seattle. His nonprofit management experience includes Open Media Foundation, where he led a government transparency team, and Common Frequency, where his policy advocacy supported dozens of noncommercial radio startups. Boulder Weekly, Raw Story, Austin American-Statesman, Boise Weekly, and The Sopris Sun have published his reporting. His TV credits include directing teams at Colorado Channel, crewing for Democracy Now!, and hosting on Free Speech TV. He graduated from the Evergreen State College in 2008 with a BA in media production and community organizing.
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