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Gretchen King

A fourth-year doctoral student in Communication Studies at McGill University, Gretchen King has just returned from her fieldwork at Jordan's community radio station, Radio al-Balad 92.4fm. Her research investigates the role of community radio in radical education and evaluates the engagement of community radio news audiences. Her work enjoys support from Media@McGill, the Faculty of Arts, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et la cultures. Previously News Director at Montreal’s community radio station CKUT 90.3fm for ten years, she continues to work as a community media practitioner and in 2010, published on her experience in Islands of Resistance: Pirate Radio in Canada.