To provide a wide audience to Chicago’s diverse ethnic community and culture through its news outlets, cultural activities, leaders and institutions by providing a rich platform to deliver content and at the same time provide training, resources and other opportunities to ethnic journalists, artists and civic leaders.
Chicago is the World Blog and Ethnic Media Project led by veteran and award winning journalist Steve Franklin. Steve provides insights as well as practical resources for ethnic journalists through his blog and on-the-ground programming. The blog features story ideas, tip sheets and resources while providing training, public forums and networking opportunities for ethnic journalists in Chicago. A project of the Community Media Workshop and supported by the McCormick Foundation.
Chicago is the World Radio Program on WHPK 88.5 FM Directed by Demetrio P. Maguigad with his co-hosts and producers Leo Suarez and Brenda Lee Intengan. The global music radio program showcases traditional & contemporary world music, with special attention given to local world music artists, community activists and cultural workers. We are also featuring radio archives from Music Around the World with Marta Nicholas which airs every Thursday at 5:00 p.m. on WHPK 88.5 FM.