Sue Schardt

Sue Schardt is the executive director of the "Association of Independents in Radio, Inc.": She assumed leadership of AIR, a growing, 860-member organization in September 2007. AIR marks 2012 with the launch of Localore, a producer-led national initiative designed to strengthen station innovation capacity and plant seeds to take public media to more Americans funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Wyncote, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Schardt also serves as a Director on the Distribution and Interconnection Committee of the NPR board, sits on the advisory board of Native Voice One -- the Native American Radio Service -- and is an Artistic Advisor to NPR's From the Top. She is a long-time music DJ on MIT's free-form radio station WMBR in Cambridge, MA. Follow her "@AIRmedia":

by Sue Schardt

My formidable cousin Connie loves to hunt. She’d been tracking a good-sized buck for some time out in the woods of her property in upstate New York when, she recounted to me recently, she caught up with him. She had him right in the sight of her Sako .243 rifle, finger on the trigger and, […] more »