UVic radio continues Indigenous media development with help of $49,000 grant

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University of Victoria radio station CFUV is hiring two Indigenous podcasters as part of its second year of the Documenting Decolonization project, with the help of a $49,000 grant. (Pixabay)

University of Victoria radio station CFUV is hiring two Indigenous podcasters as part of its second year of the Documenting Decolonization project, with the help of a $49,000 grant. (Pixabay)

Funding will help CFUV hire Indigenous podcasters to do story, issue and language-based shows

by Megan Atkins-Baker

Vancouver Island Free Daily

January 10, 2022

The Community Radio Fund of Canada is providing $49,000 to University of Victoria campus radio station CFUV, to fund content development for Indigenous media until July 2022.

The money will allow CFUV to hire two part-time Indigenous media producers to create a podcast centering on a variety of topics.

With mentorship from the station’s Indigenous programming coordinator and award-winning podcast producer, Cassidy Villebrun-Buracas, these roles were designed to be paid learning opportunities.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Let’s throw MORE money at this special interest group. The stations they have now are poorly run, so why not give them MORE money? Makes sense to me.

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