Connecting WILL to the Classroom

Illinois Public Media

This spring, WILL launched The 21st — 21st-century radio for the 21st state. The hour-long talk show combines relevant news and conversation with audience engagement through phone calls, social media and other digital channels. The 21st is not only facilitating discussion but also helping listeners connect with each other and with information vital to their lives. Veteran journalist and public radio host Niala Boodhoo is the host and executive producer.

10 Aug
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Anderson-Cobb, journalism grad student, talks with WILL

Nicole Anderson-Cobb talks with host of The 21st, Niala Boodhoo about her new play Campus Jihad: The Struggle Within the American University.

 

19 Feb
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Illinois Public Media leads statewide news collaborative

Seven public media stations in Illinois are partners in a $715,000 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to launch a journalism collaboration titled the Illinois Newsroom, led by Illinois Public Media (WILL-AM-FM-TV).

16 Dec
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That public radio documentary you just listened to was made by high school students

Every year, the eighth graders entering Janet Morford’s social studies class at the University of Illinois Laboratory High School (Uni) learn how to conduct oral history interviews.

29 Sep
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