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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Do People On Roosevelt Island Walk Their Cats? This And Other Roosevelt Island Cat Stories From WNYC's Radio Rookies

WNYC's Radio Rookies visited Roosevelt Island and produced a series of fascinating stories about Roosevelt Island. Here's one about Island Cats.

You Tube Video of Cat Island

What's Radio Rookies all about? According to WNYC:
Radio Rookies is a New York Public Radio initiative that provides teenagers with the tools and training to create radio stories about themselves, their communities and their world.

Since 1999, Radio Rookies has been conducting workshops across New York, in predominantly under-resourced neighborhoods, training young people to use words and sounds to tell true stories. Upon completion, the Rookies' documentaries air on WNYC - usually during Morning Edition (5am to 9am weekdays on WNYC 93.9 FM, 6am to 10am on WNYC AM 820 and online at
Radio Rookies also report on:
Everybody has a story and these excellent WNYC Radio Rookies report tell  a few from Roosevelt Island.

Great job by the Radio Rookies.


Speedy and Wanda said...

The Radio Rookies and their leaders are great. They are bright and perceptive students who found the great things about the island and made some amazing videos.

On behalf of Speedy and Wanda, thanks for getting the feline angle of the story!

You guys are the cats meow!!