Oct 22, 2021
Bree Davies is a multimedia journalist and arts community advocate born and raised in Denver. Rooted in the world of Do-It-Yourself arts and music, Davies co-founded and produced several music and arts festivals and has toured the country with various bands. Parallel to a decade-long practice in arts and organizing, Davies has also cultivated a career as a reporter, writer, producer, and host- she's currently the first-ever host of daily news podcast City Cast Denver, which launched in March 2021. Today we talk about the role journalists play in telling important community stories and what happens when a lot of money gets injected into only specific places in a city.
In This Episode:
08:50 - Who is Bree Davis and what is she working on right now?
15:30 - The biggest lessons Bree has learned from being a journalist
21:00 - Latina reporters being let go in media companies
27:00 - Is it necessary for newsrooms to get reporters from the communities they report on?
43:00 - How the lack of affordable housing is impacting both vulnerable people and then the less vulnerable ones too
51:00 - How do you make sure that community and culturally relevant stories are found and told by the media?
53:00 - What can we expect from “City Cast”?
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Twitter & IG: @cocodavies
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