Erin Williams

Fellowship Producer

Erin Williams has joined St Louis Public Radio as a Fellowship Producer, where she will be creating stories centered around regional race matters, as well as diversity and culture. Prior to arriving in St. Louis, Erin Worked as an editorial aide and staff writer at The Washington Post, covering arts, culture, and entertainment for the Style section and was a reporter for the site The Root – DC. She also produced the Friday ‘NewsViews’ roundtable segment for WPFW-FM under the tutelage of veteran journalist Askia Muhammad. She graduated from The University of Alabama with a degree in Telecommunication and Film. During her undergraduate years, Erin interned at Alabama Public Radio, and spent part of the summer of 2008 as an congressional intern for Artur Davis.  

Erin enjoys traveling and road trips, live shows, exploring museums, and finding the best that every city she inhabits has to offer.

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Immigrant Thanksgiving
5:22 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

The International Institute Of St. Louis Gives Immigrants First Traditional Thanksgiving Experience

Says president and CEO Anna Crosslin of the program: “…it’s a very important cultural orientation for them to actually experience Thanksgiving so that they can put all that they see and they hear in some kind of cultural context.”
Erin Williams

For immigrants, adjusting to a new country’s way of life can be filled with twists and turns as one learns the rules and traditions of their adopted home. Today, the International Institute of St. Louis helped acquaint new arrivals in the traditions of Thanksgiving with their annual holiday program and luncheon.

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St. Louis on the Air
3:39 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

Thelma Golden On Arts, Race And Culture

Thelma Golden
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Thelma Golden is the Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem.

Through art, Golden says, people can have a dialogue about race and culture.

This year, Golden is part of the Contemporary Art Museum’s Susan Sherman Annual Distinguished Speaker Series.

Host Don Marsh and St. Louis Public Radio fellowship producer Erin Williams talk with Thelma Golden about her career and work.

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Politics
6:00 am
Tue November 13, 2012

Condoleeza Rice On The Next Four Years, Affirmative Action, And Women In The Republican Party

Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice gestures while speaking on
Credit AP Photo/Susan Walsh

Former U.S. Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice has been nothing if not busy since leaving Washington. The avid golfer and pianist now serves as a professor at Stanford University in California, and will be in town this evening as part of the St. Louis Speakers Series, presented by Maryville University.

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Cityscape
9:26 am
Mon November 12, 2012

'The Missouri Immigrant Experience' Examines Life On Coming To America

Juan Montana photo
Juan Montana

The organization Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates, or MIRA, is presenting their third annual visual exhibition “The Missouri Immigrant Experience: Faces and Places” at Old North Restoration Group from November 9 – December 2.

The photography exhibition features the images of local photographers Juan Montana and Bosnia native Amela Sinijac, in addition to historical photographs provided by the Missouri Historical Society.

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Serving the Community
5:35 pm
Thu November 8, 2012

COGIC Convocation Attendees Perform Community Service In St. Louis

COGIC attendees gather to engage in a community cleanup in the Ward 4 area, located in The Ville neighborhood of St. Louis
Erin Williams St. Louis Public Radio

Armed with shovels, rakes, and trash bags, attendees of the 105th Holy Convocation of the Church of God in Christ stepped out of the convention center and into the streets today. The outreach is part of a new initiative called COGIC Cares, which was co-created by Ward 4 Alderman and COGIC elder Samuel Moore.

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Politics
12:27 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

'Souls To The Polls' Finds A Place In St. Louis

Geoff Story

There’s a new effort in St. Louis to help people get to the polls next Tuesday.

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Features
3:11 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Are you 'in' the middle of this Venn diagram?

St. Louis is a place of movers, shakers - and dwellers. 

According to a survey conducted earlier this year by the Regional Business Council’s Young Professionals Network, of the 1,200 survey participants, over a quarter are located in the 16-county metro region and were born and raised here. An additional 28% have spent their lives moving to and from the area.

For those of you who are 40 and under that were born and raised here, fit into any type of minority category,and now call the St Louis area home, we want to know – what’s your story?

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