About MediaRites

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
Autzen Foundation
Collins Foundation
Templeton Foundation
Humanities Washington

MediaRites Board of Directors – 2015

Dr. Patti Duncan, Associate Professor, Oregon State University

Larry Toda, marketing manager.

Clark Salisbury, engineer and media trainer

Sara Caswell Kolbet, President

National Advisory Board – 2015

Steve Rowland; CultureWorks, Philadelphia
Barrett Golding; HearingVoices.com
Spencer Weisbroth; Attorney

MediaRites Awards

MediaRites radio programs and websites have received the following awards:

Peabody Award
Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award
Radio and Television News Director Award
United Nations Silver Award
Heart of America Awards
Clarion 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