General Manager Newsletter | December 2017 
Christina Kuzmych | General Manager
Madelyn Beck's Last Day
WPM's Inside Energy Reporter, Madelyn Beck, said farewell to WPM during the month of December. We wish her the best of luck in her future endeavors.
WPM Holiday Open House
WPM hosted their annual Holiday Open House on December 8, 2017. Dr. Ben Markley, Larry Shaw, and Donicio Trujillo, with the University of Wyoming Jazz Ensemble, played on Wyoming Sounds during the Open House and were interviewed by WPM Broadcast Associate, Erin Jones.
UW Graduation MC
WPM's Program Director and Wyoming Sounds Host, Grady Kirkpatrick, was the MC for the University of Wyoming Fall Graduation Ceremony, which took place on Saturday December 16, 2017.
An Uninterrupted Holiday Season
WPM staff ensured you enjoyed uninterrupted radio service over the holidays. WPM Reporter, Melodie Edwards, hosted New Year’s day, and WPM Broadcast Engineer, Ben Slater, climbed atop Windy Ridge to bring the signal in Dubois back on air. It’s a tough job – but someone has to do it!
WPM 2017 Fall Graduates
Among the impressive class of 2017 graduates were two members of the Wyoming Public Media staff and former interns, WPM Membership Assistant, Mary Grace Bedwell, and WPM's Broadcast Assistant & Wyoming Sounds Host, Melaina Nielson.
Department Of The Interior
December 9 | NPR aired a newscast spot by WPM Reporter, Madelyn Beck, about the Department of the Interior.
Uranium Companies In The U.S. Are Hoping Demand Will Return
December 26 | American Public Media's Marketplace aired a story by WPM Reporter, Madelyn Beck, about U.S. Uranium companies hoping for greater possible demand and price increases... Read More
Rawlins Faces Civil Rights Suit Over Police Shooting
The City of Rawlins is facing a civil rights lawsuit after two of its police officers shot and killed a man in 2015... Read More
Report Says Wyoming Most Dangerous State For Driving In Snow
According to a new analysis from the website SafeWise, an online resource that provides information on safety for communities, Wyoming ranks as the most dangerous state for driving in snow... Read More
In The Deeply Divided Community Of Gillette, A Diverse Group Shares Food, Tears And Dreams
As part of our series, “I Respectfully Disagree,” Wyoming Public Radio’s Melodie Edwards journeyed into the heart of Wyoming’s coal country to the city of Gillette up in the northeast corner... Listen Here
WPM Staff Holiday Ugly Sweater Photo, December 2017. Photo Credit: Casidy Mittelstadt
New & Renewing Underwriters!
Eye Center of Northern Colorado, Nelson Engineering, Bobby Model Charitable Fund, Outlaw Inn, Wyoming Wildlife Advocates, The Nature Conservancy, Jeffrey's Bistro, Stinky Prints, Creative Energies, Rose Bros., Inc., Whitney Center for the Arts, Cheyenne Civic Center, Wyoming Primary Care Association, Sensuous She, Second Story Books, WYO Theater, Boldly Went Adventures Podcast
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