RC360 Season 2, Episode 4

River City 360

In this instalment of River City 360:

  • Learn more about Fast Pitch, a community competition that's shining a spotlight on local charitable organizations. RC360 catches up with several participants and coaches at its inaugural event and discusses the initiative with Fast Pitch coordinator Jennifer Partridge, Strategic Projects Associate at The Winnipeg Foundation.
  • Co-host Nolan Bicknell sits down with Karen Koroma, Secretary, Treasurer and Program Director of Sierra Leone Refugee Resettlement, to find out about how SLRR is working to welcome newcomer families from Sierra Leone and provide educational opportunities for children.
  • Samantha Samson, a 2nd year journalism student at Red River College, discusses "Meta Medicine", her new video series about alternative medicine in Winnipeg, which recently launched on Community News Commons.
  • And Noah Erenberg, Convener of Community News Commons, joins hosts Nolan Bicknell and Robert Zirk to discuss the latest stories written by citizen journalists on CNC. "I Knew" by Courier News is the featured local song of the week.

Originally broadcast on 93.7 CJNU-FM on January 31, 2016.

River City 360 is a project of The Winnipeg Foundation, in partnership with Community News Commons and 93.7 CJNU FM. River City 360