WORT Radio Highlights Beginning February 1st, 2013

Friday, 1 February 2013 |

Compiled by Diapoulos and Mitroff

For more information call: (608) 256 -2001

News & Public Affairs Facilitator: Molly Stentz

Music Director: Sybil Augustine


 WORT was voted “Favorite Local Radio Station” in the 2012 “Madison’s Favorites” Isthmus Reader’s Poll (the 16th time that WORT has received this award.) “A Public Affair” was voted #2 as “Favorite Local Radio Call-In Show.”


Live streaming of all shows, podcasts/archives of our locally produced news & public affairs shows and on-demand archives of music shows are available at: http://www.wort-fm.org.


 WORT’s “Radio Carnival” winter pledge drive runs from February 21st through March 6th. Please give generously.



Monday through Friday, Noon-1pm. A Public Affair is WORT’s live call-in interview program. Listeners can call in with questions and comments at: 608-256-2001 or toll free at: 866-899-9678.

 2/8, Friday

Host Esty Dinur speaks with Mel Goodman about his book “National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism.”

 2/22, Friday

Host Esty Dinur speaks with Will Allen from Growing Power in Milwaukee.


Mondays, 7pm-8pm

A different individual or group from the community hosts the program each week! Music, discussion, and lots more! For information about hosting an Access Hour, call 256-2001 on Monday at 8pm immediately following the show or email: accesshour@yahoo.com.


This show includes discussions and information about the “11 X 16” Campaign to reduce the population of the state’s prisons.


In this show Doctor Jody will help listeners see how Chinese medicine, homeopathy, T-Touch, Reiki and other healing modalities help animal friends, too.


Local tax analyst, June Dalton and her supervisor from H and R Block discuss changes in the tax code.


People from Project Home, a non-profit focusing on improving the quality and affordability of housing for low-to-moderate income residents in Dane and Green counties, will talk about its work and people, including its weatherization program, its Hammer with a Heart local program to do major home repairs at no cost for low-income homeowners, and its Paint-a-thon to assist residents whose homes are in desperate need of exterior paint but whose owners are unable to pay for or do the work themselves.


Songs about land, gardening and growing are interspersed with information on the importance of local and sustainable agriculture.


The MidWest Severe Storm Tracking & Response Center tornado spotters resume action.


Special music picked or played by Gabe Clemente to celebrate his eighteenth birthday this year.


Doo-Wop music!


Post Partum Peers!


Sean O’Donnell will put together a great oldies radio program, like the old days!


Music from Christopher Guest films!


Savage Class War returns!


Doctor V returns!


Helena White and Madison East High School kids produce a show.


Norm Stockwell and Joyce Fox host the “Laurie Mlatawou Memorial Show” on the one-year anniversary of her passing.


This is a preview of an adrenal cancer benefit concert. It will especially benefit “Spencer Bell” who was a local artist and musician. He recently passed away from adrenal cancer.


Bricks of Truth


The Cthulhu Cult


This is an effort to make young people conscience of social issues and alternative fuels.


Rose Peterson and the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra Percussion group.


NEW DISC(S) AT NINE: Mon-Thurs nights, one or more NEW DISCS are played at 9pm, during the 8-11pm rock show.


Volunteer Coordinator
Glenn Mitroff has been our volunteer and outreach coordinator for more than 10 years. In that role, he helps coordinate the work of some 300 weekly volunteers who put in about 62,000 hours of service a year.

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