WLRN Staff http://wlrn.org en Hear From Children Seeking Refuge In Miami From Violence Below The Border http://wlrn.org/post/hear-children-seeking-refuge-miami-violence-below-border <p>As tens of thousands children from Central America have been fleeing for the United States, U.S. society is trying to figure out how to deal with the crisis -- at many different levels.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:59:41 +0000 WLRN Staff & Miami Herald Staff 36057 at http://wlrn.org Hear From Children Seeking Refuge In Miami From Violence Below The Border Senior Producer For News And Public Affairs http://wlrn.org/post/senior-producer-news-and-public-affairs <p></p> Thu, 15 May 2014 17:58:14 +0000 WLRN Staff 32398 at http://wlrn.org DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING http://wlrn.org/post/director-engineering <blockquote><p>Date: May 10, 2014<br />Station: WLRN Public Media<br />Company: South Florida Public Media/Friends of WLRN<br />FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt<br />Reports to: WLRN General Manager<br />Schedule: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday or as job demands<br />Reason for Opening: New<br />Location: Miami, Florida</p></blockquote><p><strong> Thu, 15 May 2014 14:01:51 +0000 WLRN Staff 32382 at http://wlrn.org PROMOTIONS PRODUCER http://wlrn.org/post/promotions-producer <blockquote><p>Date: May 13, 2014<br />Station: WLRN Public Media<br />Company: South Florida Public Media/Friends of WLRN<br />FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt<br />Reports to: Director of Programming and Production<br />Schedule: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday or as job demands<br />Reason for Opening: New<br />Location: Miami, Florida</p></blockquote><p> Thu, 15 May 2014 13:53:00 +0000 WLRN Staff 32381 at http://wlrn.org MIAMI HERALD: Miami-Dade Commissioners Scheduled To Take Up Mayor’s Veto On Workers’ Pay http://wlrn.org/post/miami-herald-miami-dade-commissioners-scheduled-take-mayor-s-veto-workers-pay <p><span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: Georgia; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.2954545454545454;">The first order of business for the Miami-Dade County Commission’s last meeting of the year Tuesday will be to uphold or override a veto by Mayor Carlos </span>Gimenez<span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: Georgia; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.2954545454545454;">.</span></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 22:32:45 +0000 WLRN Staff 25218 at http://wlrn.org MIAMI HERALD: Miami-Dade Commissioners Scheduled To Take Up Mayor’s Veto On Workers’ Pay Basel Recap: What You Missed Over The Weekend http://wlrn.org/post/basel-recap-what-you-missed-over-weekend <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WLRN-Miami Herald News brings Art Basel to you through our digital coverage -- and our community of listeners.</span></p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 01:08:01 +0000 WLRN Staff 24483 at http://wlrn.org Basel Recap: What You Missed Over The Weekend South Florida Reacts To Verdict In Zimmerman Trial http://wlrn.org/post/south-florida-reacts-verdict-zimmerman-trial <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We're covering reactions to the</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Seminole County jury's decision to acquit George Zimmerman. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tell us what you think by calling (305) 330-WLRN (9576)</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;or tweet us </span>@WLRN<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We'll also be updating this page. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:08:28 +0000 WLRN Staff 17311 at http://wlrn.org South Florida Reacts To Verdict In Zimmerman Trial How WLRN Will Celebrate 'Everglades Day' Throughout April http://wlrn.org/post/how-wlrn-will-celebrate-everglades-day-throughout-april <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">On Sunday, April 7th, Florida will celebrate its first official “Everglades Day.” Established by the Florida</span><span style="line-height: 1.5; "> Legislature, Everglades Day honors South Florida’s&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">unique wetland ecosystem, the wild inhabitants who live there and all the passionate Floridians working to&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">conserve this magical place.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 21:42:54 +0000 WLRN Staff 11985 at http://wlrn.org How WLRN Will Celebrate 'Everglades Day' Throughout April Shelter Me: An Inspiring Series Celebrating Shelter Pets http://wlrn.org/post/shelter-me-inspiring-series-celebrating-shelter-pets <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: normal;">Every year, 3-4 million dogs and cats are euthanized in America’s shelters.</span></p><p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: normal;">“Shelter Me” is an inspiring series that celebrates shelter pets with positive and uplifting stories.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 21:29:27 +0000 WLRN Staff 11248 at http://wlrn.org Shelter Me: An Inspiring Series Celebrating Shelter Pets Hugo Chavez Is Dead: Here's What You Should Know http://wlrn.org/post/hugo-chavez-dead-heres-what-you-should-know <p><a href="http://wlrn.org/post/venezuelan-president-hugo-ch-vez-has-died-vice-president-says" target="_blank">Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is dead</a>, says the country's Vice President Nicolas Maduro.&nbsp; Maduro&nbsp;made the announcement on Tuesday.</p><p>You can find the latest updates on what this means for Venezuela--and how South Floridians are taking the news--right here.</p><p>And be sure to check back; We'll be updating this post regularly.</p><p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 12:35:43 +0000 WLRN Staff 10388 at http://wlrn.org Hugo Chavez Is Dead: Here's What You Should Know Talk To Us: Florida Legislators & A Session 2013 Sneak Peek At WLRN - Miami Herald Town Hall http://wlrn.org/post/talk-us-florida-legislators-session-2013-sneak-peek-wlrn-miami-herald-town-hall <p></p><p>Redistricting, property insurance, Medicaid expansion and political transparency were among the topics covered during this week’s Town Hall event on Session 2013 of the Florida Legislature hosted by WLRN&nbsp;and the&nbsp;<em>Miami Herald</em>. &nbsp;The second annual forum marks the beginning of WLRN's&nbsp;coverage of Session 2013, which convenes March 5 and continues through May 3.</p><p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 12:00:00 +0000 WLRN Staff 10069 at http://wlrn.org Talk To Us: Florida Legislators & A Session 2013 Sneak Peek At WLRN - Miami Herald Town Hall Stories From The Overseas Highway: Q&A With Filmmaker Tim Long http://wlrn.org/post/stories-overseas-highway-qa-filmmaker-tim-long <p><font color="#333333" face="Georgia, Times, serif"><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;"><b><i>Airing on WLRN Channel 17 on the following dates and times:</i></b></span></font></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Friday, February 22 @ 11:30 pm</span></p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 19:00:00 +0000 WLRN Staff 9402 at http://wlrn.org Stories From The Overseas Highway: Q&A With Filmmaker Tim Long Sports Arenas, Big Mall Are Regional Assets http://wlrn.org/post/sports-arenas-big-mall-are-regional-assets <p></p><p>The Marketplace Morning Report is broadcasting this week from WLRN's studios in the city it thinks typifies the evolution of America: Miami.</p><p>In its first segment this morning, host Jeremy Hobson discussed the region's "inferiority complex" with Miami Herald economy reporter Doug Hanks and how that might drive spending on sports arenas.</p><p>Also, WLRN's Kenny Malone explored Broward County's gigantic Sawgrass Mills, which is an international tourist destination as well as a shopping mall, and lost his car in the parking lot.</p> Sun, 27 Jan 2013 19:00:00 +0000 WLRN Staff 8183 at http://wlrn.org Sports Arenas, Big Mall Are Regional Assets Searching Liberty City For American Dream http://wlrn.org/post/searching-liberty-city-american-dream <p></p><p>Continuing its search for the New American Dream in Miami, the Marketplace Morning Report goes to one of the city's poorest neighborhoods: &nbsp;Liberty City. Host Jeremy Hobson interviews local residents and takes a driving tour.</p><p>In the second segment, Hobson's panel of Miami journalists, including WLRN news director Dan Grech, returns for a discussion of what each panel member considers South Florida's worst economic problem.</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 15:00:00 +0000 WLRN Staff & WLRN 8254 at http://wlrn.org Searching Liberty City For American Dream Hispanic Growth Leads With Media http://wlrn.org/post/hispanic-growth-leads-media <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Marketplace Morning Report continues its week in Miami with a look at the growing Hispanic influence in Miami-Dade County and what it predicts for the country as a whole.</p><p>Host Jeremy Hobson visits the studios of Spanish-language broadcasting giant Univision to compare the media preferences and cultures of Hispanic and Anglo audiences.</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:49:19 +0000 WLRN Staff 8243 at http://wlrn.org Hispanic Growth Leads With Media