Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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As the U.S. Supreme Court takes up a high-stakes abortion case, it coincides with divisive arguments over voter fraud, mask mandates and more, and at least three are dead in a Michigan school shooting.

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Republican lawmakers say government won't shut down; Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says inflation will last well into next year; and an FDA panel greenlights first pill to treat COVID-19.

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South Dakota foster kids find homes with Native families; a conservative group wants oil and gas reform; rural Pennsylvania residents object to planes flying above tree tops; and poetry debuts to celebrate the land.

Michayla Savitt

Producer

Michayla (pronouns: she/her/hers) joined the team of Public News Service producers after 7 years working in both commercial and non-profit media in Ithaca, New York. Most recently, she served as a News director at WRFI Community Radio. There, she strived to lift up the voices of people who are not typically heard in mainstream media, on topics such as social and racial justice, public health, and climate change. She is also currently pursuing a Master's degree in health and science audio reporting at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. Originally from just outside Worcester, Massachusetts, Michayla grew up immersed in choir, orchestra, and musical theater - which translated to an affinity for radio storytelling and broadcast news.


Honors and Awards: College Broadcasters, Inc: Second Place for On-Air Talent (2017)

Languages Spoken: English

Topic Expertise: Health, gun violence prevention, social justice, climate change, water quality, arts

Local Expertise: Greater New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts areas.

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Demographic Expertise: Women, children, seniors, students

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