Crossing the Divide is part of a grassroots, multimedia collaboration between Roaring Judy Pictures; Rocky Mountain PBS; Mesa County Libraries; and The Daily Sentinel highlighting issues impacting life on Colorado's Western Slope.
S 4 Ep 10 The Daily Direct: Moving West
In our continuing series on journalistic challenges in a digital environment saturated with disinformation, we profile The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel's Dan West, the paper's newly-minted editorial page editor. In addition to exploring Dan's past history in the industry, we examine the important role of the paper's dedicated Opinion section in a media climate where the line between reporting facts and expressing opinion has become increasingly blurred.
S 4 Ep 9 Biocharity
An interview with Citizens for Clean Air members Karen Sjoberg and Jerry Nelson about their organization's ongoing study into the potential use of biochar as an alternative to agricultural burning.
S 4 Ep 8 The Daily Direct: Shooting Range
A conversation with 37-year Grand Junction Daily Sentinel photojournalist Christopher Tomlinson on the eve of his retirement from full time working life.
S 4 Ep 7 PT 2 Civil Conversations
Part 2 of my conversation with Wayne Hare, founder of The Civil Conversations Project. Where Part 1 focused on Wayne's personal history and racial awakening, Part 2 focuses on some of the more over-arching themes and consequences of racial division, such as the physical and emotional toll it takes on the human body and how to reconcile the history of a country not always as noble in deed as in word. We also discuss his work through the Civil Conversations Project: what prompted its founding and what he hope to achieve.
S 4 Ep 7 PT 1 Civil Conversations
Part 1 of a conversation of being black in America with Wayne Hare, founder of the Civil Conversations Project. Wayne's story is living proof that no group of people - black, white or otherwise - is monolithic and that eradicating racial inequality involves a process of recognizing the almost undetectable socialization that prolongs it.
S 4 Ep 6 The Daily Direct: World Cuisine on the Local Scene
Travel the culinary world from the comfort of home with one of The Daily Sentinel's newest additions, Christine Gallagher, columnist of All Things Food. In addition to reflecting on the bounty offered by Grand Valley growers, vintners and brewers, Christine shares her personal relationship to food and its ability to nourish the body and soul; gives guidance on how to manage the daily burden of the age-old chore of cooking; and provides a sneak peek of her cookbook, a decades-long pursuit that just recently bore fruit.