WGXC Morning Show: Joy Harjo
90.7-FM in NY's Upper Hudson Valley and wgxc.org/listen everywhere
Hosted by Cheryl K in Hudson (Wednesday), and Tom Roe in Acra (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday).
In the second hour of the broadcast, a conversation with Joy Harjo, the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States. She will discuss her first new recording of original music in 10 years, “I Pray for My Enemies” (Sunyata Records/Sony Orchard Distribution). Harjo is a renowned performer and writer, and the first Native American to hold the honor of Poet Laureate. She is also only the second Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to serve three terms. Harjo is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and belongs to Oce Vpofv (Hickory Ground).
The WGXC Morning Show is a radio magazine show featuring local news, interviews with community leaders and personalities, reports on cultural issues, a rundown of public meetings and local and regional events, with weather updates, and more about and for the community, made mostly through volunteers in the community through WGXC. The Catskill Makers Syndicate produce the "Better Weather" for the show. Rob Gelles produces the Columbia County history segment "Rob Around The County" and "This Month in History" for the show. Julia Joern produced the "Hudson Valley Word of Mouth" interview segment each week. The "WGXC Congressional Report" also airs here. Some reports come from our partner station, WOOC-LP in Troy, out of The Sanctuary for Independent Media. Tom Roe also cuts up local and national news with songs and sounds for the show. At 9 a.m. "The WGXC Daily," with local headlines, weather, and previews of community events, airs. At 10 a.m., national headlines from Public News Service are on WGXC. Sometimes national, state, or local press conferences, meetings, or events are broadcast live here.