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Monday, August 5 • 9:00am - 10:00am
507 - Blowing Off the Dust: How to Move Your Archives from the Basement to the Public Square

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Looking for creative ways to spread the word about your amazing institution? Consider partnering with public radio, an entity that specializes in storytelling and that seeks interesting content. This interactive session featuring a cultural affairs producer for public radio instructs attendees about what a public radio station is looking for; best practices for pitching; and how cultural institutions and public radio complement each other. The speakers describe a current collaboration between an archive and public radio.

Molly Marcusse: Archives on the Air: Effective Collaboration with Public Radio
Micah Schweizer: Working with Your Local Public Radio Station

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Leslie Waggener

Archivist, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
Leslie Waggener became a faculty member of the American Heritage Center (AHC) at the University of Wyoming in 2000. She is the AHC's Outreach Archivist and the archivist for the Alan K. Simpson Institute of Western Politics and Leadership.

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Molly Marcusse

Assistant Archivist, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
Molly Marcusse joined the University of Wyoming's American Heritage Center in 2015. She is a faculty member in the AHC's Reference Department.

Micah Schweizer

Cultural Affairs and Production Director, Wyoming Public Media
Micah Schweizer oversees arts and culture coverage for Wyoming Public Radio. He also heads up the station's podcast productions, including the award-winning show HumaNature.

Monday August 5, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Lone Star A, [Level 3]