Sarah is the Senior Producer/Public Insight Analyst at Michigan Radio. Her job is to encourage people to share what they know and become sources for Michigan Radio and to help tell those stories.

Before coming back to Michigan and jumping into journalism Sarah was a civil rights lawyer in New York and a consultant to social justice organizations in California.

Artist of the Week
1:28 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Arcade Fire Embraces Their Afterlife

Credit Arcade Fire © Guy Aroch

Coming off their Grammy for Album of the Year in 2011, Arcade Fire was on top. There is no outdoing the band’s near perfect, third studio album, The Suburbs.

The band members were aware of this, so for their latest album they looked for new inspiration. They went soul searching in Haiti, and the result from the journey came the vast and ambitious Reflektor.

Arcade Fire’s fourth album expands on their already opaque sound and brings a new life to Arcade Fire.

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Environment and Science
11:31 am
Mon November 18, 2013

WFIT Space Update: Maven Launch

WFIT reporter Rick Glasby, explains NASA's Maven Mission.

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Station Announcement
10:25 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Guitarist Matt Sollinger On Freedom In The Groove

Join us on Monday, November 25th at 10 p.m. for a live in-studio session with up-and-coming guitarist Matt Sollinger.  Under the tutelage of Peter Mazza and Ed MacEachen, Sollinger is quickly gaining the tools necessary for becoming one of the jazz greats of tomorrow. When he's not cutting his teeth on the NYC club scene, he's getting his formal education at The New School For Jazz and Contemporary Music. Tune in promptly at 10 p.m. to catch some live playing from this budding talent!

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Podcasts
9:20 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Florida Tech Literature Class Coffee Hour Presentation

Stephen Crane

 Florida Tech's British and American Literature class will offer a coffee hour presentation on Stephen Crane's Open Boat , November 20th at 2pm in the Crawford Building 7th floor.


David Gilkey is a staff photographer and video editor for NPR, covering both national and international news. He has produced award-winning photo essays, videos and multimedia presentations for NPR.org, as well as radio reports for NPR.

As one of the first unilateral journalists to move into Afghanistan and the first to cross the border into Iraq while embedded with the U.S. Army, Gilkey has covered the war on terrorism since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. In that time, he has made numerous trips back to both countries most recently covering U.S. operations in southern Afghanistan.

Podcasts
7:00 am
Fri November 15, 2013

FIT's Evans Library Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Federal Depository Library

As a member of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), the Evans Library is dedicated to making information from and about the federal government available and understandable to all citizens of Brevard County.

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Podcasts
7:00 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Family Learning Program

Florida Tech's Family Learning Program provides no cost treatment services for child sexual abuse victims and their families.  Group therapy is based upon the age and developmental level of the victim, siblings, and caregivers and the following groups are offered:  young children, pre-teen, teen, siblings, and Non-offending Caregiver (NOC).

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Station Announcement
4:05 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

WFIT 89.5 FM Presents Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion In Concert

WFIT 89.5 FM proudly presents Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion in concert Thursday, December 12. Sponsored by Craig Technologies, the concert takes place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Florida Discount Music's Open Mike's.

Both Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion come from interesting artistic backgrounds. Sarah Lee Guthrie is the granddaughter of Woody Guthrie, while Johnny Irion is the grand-nephew of author John Steinbeck. Since marrying in 1999, Guthrie and Irion have released five albums together, including this year's Wassaic Way.

Our concert is almost sold out.  A few tickets are still available at Florida Discount Music.  WFIT looks forward to an enjoyable evening with Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion. We hope to see you there! For more information, please call WFIT 89.5 FM at 321-674-8950.

Podcasts
3:58 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Recycle Brevard - A Day of Sustainability

The 3rd Annual Recycle Brevard Festival, which this year is part of A Day of  Sustainability and was created in partnership with Parks & Recreation and our local Reusable Resources Adventure Center.
 

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