Michayla Savitt

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Michayla joins the team of Public News Service producers after 7 years working in both commercial and non-profit media in Ithaca, New York. Most recently, she served as a News director at WRFI Community Radio. There, she strived to lift up the voices of people who are not typically heard in mainstream media, on topics such as social and racial justice, public health, and climate change. Originally from just outside Worcester, Massachusetts, Michayla grew up immersed in choir, orchestra, and musical theater - which translated to an affinity for radio storytelling and broadcast news.

Recent Work:
State Health-care Workers in Middletown Seek End to Staffing Crisis
Million-Acre Southeast Salt Marsh Conservation Plan Gets Green Light
Waterkeeper Groups Work to Preserve MI Fresh Waters
CT Group: Child-Abuse Awareness Must Continue Beyond April
FL Group Works for Fair Process, Greater Awareness in Redistricting
CT Cities Join Push for More Firearm Safety
On Earth Day, CT Environmentalists Rally to Modernize Bottle-Deposit Bill
On Earth Day, Environmentalists Push to Save Bees
CT Advocates Join Demands for Higher Refugee Cap in U.S.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Human Trafficking Also a Focus in CT