Michayla Savitt

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Michayla joins 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. 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.

Recent Work:
Advocates Continue Push to End College Transcript Withholding in NY
Advocates: Transportation Climate Bill Needs Vote in Special Session
Could PA Gas Preemption Bill Derail Local Climate Action Plans?
Proposal Would Guarantee Access to Abortion Across U.S.
Push is On to Combat Hydrilla in Connecticut River
Contract PHL Airport Workers Seek Higher Wages, Healthcare
NY Group Rallies for Crash Victim Rights and Safety Act
Advocates: CT Clean-Slate Bill Passage a Start, But More Work is Needed
World Hunger Day Underscores CT Food Crisis Beyond COVID
U.S. Senate Hearing Introduces Safe Gun Storage Act, Echoing CT Law