Written and Directed by Dmae Roberts
Featuring Elaine Low, Bruce Burkhartsmeier, Samson Syharath, Zoe Anderson, and Tonya Jone Miller
Funding support provided by the Regional Arts & Culture Council
By producer Dmae Roberts. An Earthsongs special documentary with host Shyanne Beatty and associate producer Clark Salisbury. Coming Home is a one-hour NPR-news-friendly radio documentary that interweaves oral history interviews, Alutiiq music and soundscapes.
MediaRites Productions presents New Media Training Seminars on digital and audio production. The seminars are taught at MediaRites’ office or Salisbury Studio to small groups of adults. The goal is to bridge the digital divide by providing low-cost media training opportunities with careful attention to individual interaction. For more information about our seminars and training opportunities, contact us at Mediarites @ aol.com. seminars to launch you into the world of professional audio.
The first public radio series on Asian American history and winner of the George Foster Peabody Award in 2007. This series aired on 230 public radio stations around the country and was hosted by George Takei and Margaret Cho. To find out more about this series, visit CrossingEast.org.
Mixed Race is the fastest growing minority in America. The arts have opened up new ideas through colorblind casting, fusion in music, visual art, and literature. Just as each racial/ethnic group influences and changes artistic styles and movements, Mixed Race artists help to create fusion and bridges cultural and traditional differences.
MediaRites Mission Statement
MediaRites is a non-profit media arts organization dedicated to telling the stories of diverse cultures and giving voice to the unheard. Through our radio documentaries, new media and outreach projects we create lasting legacies and connect communities.
MediaRites Funders have included:
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
National Endowment for the Arts
Oregon Arts Commission
Regional Arts and Culture Council
The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
Spirit Mountain Community Fund
MediaRites Board of Directors – 2015
Larry Toda, marketing manager.
Clark Salisbury, engineer and media trainer
Sara Caswell Kolbet, President
National Advisory Board – 2015
MediaRites radio programs and websites have received the following awards:
Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award
Radio and Television News Director Award
United Nations Silver Award
Heart of America Awards
Webby Worthy Award
National Federation of Community Broadcasters Golden and Silver Reels
National Lesbian and Gay Journalism Award
Kaiser Media Fellowship
Writers Digest Award
Asian American Journalists Association Award