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NPR Illinois PodCamp is a week-long, summer enrichment day camp for students interested in technology, journalism, and the exciting world of media. Podcampers gain civic education and media literacy as they interview community leaders about a real topics, edit the interviews, and explain what they learned in the first episode of their very own podcast. Students may make more episodes after the week-long camp is complete.

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WATCH & LISTEN: Illinois Symphony Orchestra Executive Director Discusses Career

The Illinois Symphony Orchestra is an institution based on inspiring audiences with live orchestral music. A season in the orchestra takes a lot of effort from its donors, members, and 75 musicians.

WATCH & LISTEN: Illinois Symphony Orchestra Executive Director Discusses Career

WATCH & LISTEN: From Happy Meals to Hospitals:Talking with Ronald McDonald House Program Coordinator

In 1986 the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois officially opened its doors as a way for family members to stay close to their children in the hospital. Program Director Katie Alsup explained how she first got involved with the charity house.

WATCH & LISTEN: From Happy Meals to Hospitals:Talking with Ronald McDonald House Program Coordinator

WATCH & LISTEN: Rochester Football Coach Looks Forward to a Winning Year

Derek Leonard is the football coach for Rochester High School and has won seven state championships in eight years.

WATCH & LISTEN: Rochester Football Coach Looks Forward to a Winning Year

WATCH & LISTEN: Ambitious Media Group Manager Breaks Down The Complex Radio Industry

The media landscape in the Springfield area is highly competitive, and traditional media such as print and broadcast have faced major challenges in the past few years. Kevin O'Dea, General Manager at Neuhoff Media, has witnessed these changes and challenges first hand.

WATCH & LISTEN: Ambitious Media Group Manager Breaks Down The Complex Radio Industry

WATCH & LISTEN: Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club Connects Community

Being community-minded comes fairly easily for Bill Legge. He's the executive director of the boys and girls club, and more recently, the owner of the local coffee shop, Grab A Java.

WATCH & LISTEN: Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club Connects Community

WATCH & LISTEN: Michelle Tjelmeland - Fundraising Champion for Those with Hearing Loss

Michelle Tjelmeland founded the District 23 Boutique and the Cochlear Implant Awareness Foundation (CIAF). The Foundation helps spread awareness about hearing loss and the use of cochlear implants.

WATCH & LISTEN: Michelle Tjelmeland - Fundraising Champion for Those with Hearing Loss

WATCH & LISTEN: A Local Woman's Fight for Diversity

Raychel Yokem is the human resource business partner at Horace Mann. Her job includes working with the executives in making decisions to help them make their goals.

WATCH & LISTEN: UIS Professors' Passion for Justice Helps Free 12 Innocent Illinoisans

Dr. Larry Golden is a founding member and Director of the Illinois Innocence Project at the University of Illinois Springfield, and current Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Legal Studies at UIS. Dr Golden was recently awarded the 2019 U of I Distinguished Service award for his political activism and work with the Illinois Innocence Project. His passion for political science and social activism began during his years in undergrad at the University of New Hampshire. He was involved in

WATCH & LISTEN: UIS Professors' Passion for Justice Helps Free 12 Innocent Illinoisans

WATCH & LISTEN: The Scary Secret About the Lower Northwest

Earlier this month, there was a series of earthquakes that struck California, but there are also ones that tend to hit closer to home. The closest fault to us is New Madrid. Samantha Reif is a geology professor at Lincoln Land Community College.

WATCH & LISTEN: St. John's Breadline Supervisor Inspires Change

Shawna Harris is the supervisor of St. John's Breadline in Springfield, Illinois. Her organization provided over two hundred thousand nutritious meals each year to those who are struggling with hunger within our community. Friends, neighbors, and those facing difficult circumstances depend on St. John's Breadline to provide a warm meal without shame or stigma. Harris also has many dreams and ideas for the Breadline. She is hoping that she can achieve all of them even if she doesn't have the

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