Karla Saldaña & Linda Litowsky, and special appearance by Turk Pipkin

Please join us Wednesday 05.08.13 for another edition of Writing on the Air. We broadcast every Wednesday from 6-7 pm. You can catch us on your local Austin 91.7 FM KOOP radio station, or you can stream us LIVE on KOOP.org.

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The WOTA team speak with Karla Saldaña – channelAustin Training Director and EXSE Spoken Word Lead Producer, and Linda Litwosky – channelAustin Executive Director.

Listen to the Interview.

This week, we also have a special appearance by Turk Pipkin. He will talk about The Nobelity Project and the upcoming exhibit coming up on Thursday, May 9, 7-10pm at Wardenclyffe Gallery, 1101 Springdale RdThe Art of Moving Books Gallery Exhibit. The exhibit showcases all the entries in Nobelity Project national design competition to design the exterior paint job of a bookmobile they’re building on Roatan, Honduras.

As channelAustin’s Training Director since 2006, Karla Saldaña understands firsthand the power of community media. As a teenager, Karla began producing content and continues today with her own 15-year show, Bendicion Musical. She has fully embraced digital technology and successfully chartered the course for channelAustin’s reputation as one of Austin’s premiere digital media training facilities. In addition, Karla serves on the Board of Directors for the national organization, the Alliance for Community Media.

Linda Litowsky is channelAustin’s Executive Director and she is proud to share her diverse talents and expertise of 37 years experience in film and video production. Linda’s professional career spans film, broadcast and cable television, as well as documentary, non-profit, corporate and educational production. Linda was proud to work with the Swiss on Expedition Robinson (Survivor), in Zürich and Malaysia and Wind Power in Denmark but Austin is definitely home. Linda’s passion is storytelling and producing documentaries and she is excited to submit Access THIS! the history of community media in Austin to SXSW 2013 for its world premiere in celebration of channelAustin’s 40th birthday.