People: WOOC 105.3FM


My name is Cassidy McCabe (pronouns: she/her and they/them), and I was a Spring Intern at the Sanctuary of Independent Media from the University at Albany. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies. Now …


Maya is an undergraduate student at RPI, in the Sustainability Studies program with a focus on Ecology. During the Summer of 2018, Maya volunteered with the Uptown Summer program, where she gave workshops about Grassroots Science, and helped the youth …


Dylan Canterbury is an acclaimed trumpeter, composer and educator residing in the Capital District of New York. Over the years he has had the opportunity to work with such notables as the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, …


Mike Jurkovic’s radio experience began with Calling All Poets, a nonprofit literacy project he founded in New Paltz, NY. Among his other passions are jazz and poetry, which he combines in his written reviews for All About Jazz


Susan Brink has been involved in many facets of the Sanctuary’s work throughout the years. Through the course of her career she’s worked as a writer, media artist, and producer. She’s currently working as the Director of Development at The …


Xavier is an intern helping with the Reclaiming History radio segment and Friday night scripts. He is a sophomore theater/english double major at The Sage Colleges. Primarily, he is an actor but he’s very interested in writing and filmmaking as …


Dave. That guy just appeared one day in 2016, walked in like he belonged here, and fixed the video cameras. Next thing you know, he’s on the regular video team, as a camera man. Then–get this–he shows up at meetings, …


Traevon Vautrin is the Sanctuary’s youngest intern. Traevon has been volunteering since he was 8 years old. As of 2018, he is 11 years old and attends Knickerbacker Middle School in Lansingburgh, NY. Through his experience at the Sanctuary, Traevon …


Lovonia Mallory is a Friday night producer and radio host for Hudson Mohawk Magazine. Mallory is passionate about African children’s health and well-being. She founded H204 Africa Equals Life Charities Inc., a non-profit that has funded more than 42 water …


Four score and seven years ago, I remember walking by this strange out of place building next to a plot of land without a single sprout or sprig in sight. It needed a lot of work so I offered a …


NATURE Lab enthusiast and WOOC correspondent Julia Cavicchi has been involved with the Sanctuary since 2016. This year, she is coordinating a variety of radio and audio mapping projects with the Uptown Summer youth employment program, focusing on stories of …

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