Making Contact

GroupAccount image

Producers of "Making Contact," an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program heard on over 160 radio stations in the USA, Canada and elsewhere. Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. - Ordinary people talk about how public policy affects their daily lives, families and communities, and share positive ways to solve problems. - Most shows are “evergreen” – can be played any time. See years of archived documentaries are available. - Excellent production quality and customer service.

Series

Series image
467 Pieces

An international radio program that links people, vital ideas, and important information


Pieces

Piece image
Tamiki Banks’ life was turned upside down when her husband was arrested, leaving her the sole breadwinner and caregiver to their twins. More than t...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Corrina Gould, Credit: Sogorea Te Land Trust and Planting Justice
Our radio adaptation of the film Beyond Recognition by Underexposed films, "After decades struggling to protect her ancestors’ burial places, a Nat...

Bought by WMPG, WCAI / WNAN, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KALW


  • Added: Oct 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
Women Rising Radio chronicles the rise of three different movements to advocate for immigrant rights in the USA, and to support immigrants and refu...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: An altar in front of the Isla Vista deli where Christopher Ross Michaels-Martinez was shot in 2014., Credit: Monica Lopez
Despite the recent increase in mass shootings, the majority of gun injuries and deaths are in fact a result of suicides, homicides, and domestic vi...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption:  Claudia Riedener has lived in Tacoma since 1998, and is co-founder of the grassroots environmental group Redefine Tacoma., Credit: (photographer unknown)
Special for Climate Week: Barbara Bernstein’s story of communities in the Pacific Northwest of the United States who are fighting mammoth fracked g...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
As the cost of insulin continues to skyrocket patients are dying from trying to ration their medication. It's an extreme example, but not unusual -...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
Courtesy of the Decarcerated Podcast, host Marlon Peterson hosts a live conversation with Common Justice founder Danielle Sered. Sered’s New Book,...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Aug 30, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pushout
Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools is an examination of the experiences of black girls across the country whose intricate lives...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Freddie Meeks, sailor in the disaster at  weapons shipping depot in Port Chicago, Calif., holds a picture of himself as a young seaman  July 14, 1994. He died in 2003. , Credit: (AP Photo/Chris Pizzelo)
Wartime. Disaster. Trauma. Charges of mutiny for 50 Black sailors in a Jim Crow courtroom. Discrimination and a battle for civil rights. Listen to ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WXAV 88.3FM, and KVSC


  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the Unite...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Jun 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1