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A World of Possibilities on WKAR Radio Reading Service
Launched as a nationally and internationally syndicated program in 2003, A World of Possibilities is an award-winning, one-hour weekly radio program of public affairs. It seeks to build bridges across boundaries of background and belief and discover solutions to longstanding challenges through penetrating conversations with pragmatic social innovators, leading policy analysts and big-picture thinkers on key national and global issues.
Produced by Connexus Communications, a nonprofit public education organization, the program currently airs in 272 stations and 134 translators in 41 states and six Canadian provinces as well as several other countries, including South Africa and New Zealand. Our specials have played on an additional 60 markets, including most of the largest in the country. The program is listed in prominent audio directories such as iTunes, yahoo, AOL, and other podcast directories, with downloads averaging 125,000 listeners a month.
In its first six years of production, A World of Possibilities has won six international awards from the New York Festivals. In 2006, the United Nations awarded A World of Possibilities a Silver Medal “for outstanding achievement in international radio programming that best reflects the global concerns of the United Nations,” including world health, human rights, and the fight against poverty. “The Unseen World of Islam,” was the first of a four-part, four-hour series on Muslim-U.S. relations underwritten by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. In 2008, the program won a Silver WorldMedal in the category of Current Events/Social Issues.
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