Oral History Interview: Mary Evans, Activist, Journalist and Radio Producer

Oral History Interview: Mary Evans, Activist, Journalist and Radio Producer

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Creation Date

10-11-2023

Description

Oral history interview with Mary Evans of WYSO-FM, a public radio station in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Evans is a human rights advocate, working to promote equality for African Americans, reduce financial disparities, reintroduce felons to society and teach the next generation the power of journalism. Evans' media arts degree has allowed her to enact positive change in the systems she's spent her life fighting. A contributor to WYSO's Community Voices since 2018, Evans has created several popular programs including Re-Entry Stories and West Dayton Stories. She founded the Journalism Lab in Dayton.

Read more on a website the interviewers created.

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The subject of this interview has given permission to archive the video and transcript and make them available in the University of Dayton Archives and the University's institutional repository. Permission documentation is on file.

Interviewee

Mary Evans

Interviewer

Faith Duncan and Jack Bucaro

Comments

Interview was conducted as part of coursework for CMM 439: Special Topics in Journalism, taught by Department of Communication faculty member J. Frazier Smith.

Oral History Interview: Mary Evans, Activist, Journalist and Radio Producer

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