People: WOOC 105.3FM


Ishie {Ee-she-yeh} George wants to live in a world where everyone’s skin is glowing, hair popping, accessories are more than just decorative and career development is on point. This sought-after young creative and college student has been striving to have …


 Aileen Javier is a Community Health Worker/ Outreach Educator/Family Advocate. She is passionate about fomenting community health by supporting and empowering people to successfully navigate the local social and health care system. She worked as a …


Tim is a student at RPI who is interning at the Sanctuary for the Spring 2020 semester. His responsibilities at the Sanctuary are far and wide. Tim will be helping out with radio engineering, improving our technology, and even …


Morgan is a radio intern from RPI, interested in hosting, script writing, and making segments. As a major in Science and Technology Studies (STS), they focus on how technology is used as a tool for the community. At the …


Hi, I’m Alexis. I began as a radio intern and graduated to coordinating the Hudson Mohawk Magazine and Collard City Growers. I work behind the scenes helping the Hudson Mohawk Magazine and providing support for producers, hosts, and engineers – …


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, she produces three segments Reclaiming History, Drop the Mic, and Health Watch. Reclaiming History, explores contemporary issues and its historical roots; and Drop the Mic features …


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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