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Getting to know… Sarah Alvarez (Changing Gears PIN analyst)

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Sarah Alvarez, Changing Gears

I’m Sarah Alvarez, the Public Insight Network analyst with Changing Gears. Changing Gears is a public radio collaboration that examines how life is changing in the industrial Midwest. We want to tell the stories of the people driving and experiencing this change. Our coverage leans heavily toward examining business and economic phenomena. Many people are reluctant to… Read more »

Getting to know … Nick Blumberg (Fronteras PIN analyst)

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From Nick Blumberg, PIN analyst in the Fronteras newsroom: I grew up on the far north side of Chicago, and came to Arizona to attend the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. I was part of the Murrow and PRNDI-award winning team at KJZZ that covered Arizona’s controversial SB 1070 anti-immigration law… Read more »

A space to explore Local Journalism Centers’ work with PIN

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This year the Public Insight Network started working with three Local Journalism Centers, collaboratives between several public radio stations that are organized around a topic. The centers get their funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Fronteras: The Changing America Desk covers the many ways immigration is changing the United States.  The center’s home station is… Read more »