Posts Tagged ‘COVID-19’

Jul. 15 2020

Child Care in Unprecedented Times

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, WBJC Programs | No Comments

The Baltimore City Child Care Resource Center, a member agency of the Maryland Child Care Resource Network, serves parents, child care providers, the business community, and others. Recently, I spoke with Suzanne Funk, a specialist in infant and early childhood mental health, about the agency’s work and how it’s being impacted by COVID-19.

Jul. 09 2020

Caring For Maryland’s Foster Kids During COVID And Beyond

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, WBJC Programs | No Comments

Marylanders of all ages have seen their lives turned upside down these past few months. Recently, I spoke with Carrie Knebel, Executive Director of Concern4Kids, about her organization and MARFY (Maryland Association of Resources for Families & Youth) and how they’re coping.

Jul. 07 2020

A Piano Recital Goes Virtual

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, WBJC Programs | No Comments

Live performances are one of many aspects of life that are greatly altered at the moment. This Saturday, pianist Lura Johnson will live-stream a recital on Facebook to benefit Hermandad, a non-profit organization that provides humanitarian aid to Puerto Rico. I spoke with John Knight, President of Hermandad, about the group’s mission and Ms. Johnson’s […]

Jun. 17 2020

Caring for Our Furry Friends During a Crisis

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, WBJC Programs | No Comments

The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating to many people’s finances, and as a result, some Baltimore-area residents are struggling to afford food for their families. Recently, I spoke with Kate Pika, Marketing and PR Director at the Baltimore Humane Society, about the Bmore Kind Food Bank and its efforts to keep our four-legged family members […]

Apr. 26 2020

Programming music in a time of crisis

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 1 Comment

“The music you offer us has always mattered, but right now it’s even more important.” This wonderful comment from Linda Cades is one of the many we have been receiving from WBJC listeners during the COVID-19 response. Linda was reacting, in part, to the interview I’d done with Dr. Leana Wen about the coronavirus pandemic, […]

Apr. 22 2020

COVID-19 insight from an expert

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

My first ever Zoom interview! During this time of coronavirus uncertainly, it was a privilege to be able to call upon emergency physician, former Health Commissioner for the City of Baltimore, and current public health professor at George Washington University, Dr. Leana Wen.  

Mar. 27 2020

Music in the time of COVID-19

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 2 Comments

“It’s the one thing we can do, you know. I’m not a doctor, I’m not a rescue worker. All I can do is provide something for people to hold on to.” This is what the pianist, Emanuel Ax, said to me during an interview when he was in town to play a concert with the Baltimore […]

Mar. 25 2020

Meet My New Colleagues!

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | 2 Comments

Okay, OUR new colleagues. WBJC’s on-air personnel are the only humans coming to work at this point, but we have some exciting new staff members who have been working super hard to keep us all safe. Aren’t they photogenic? They get quite a workout several times a day disinfecting countertops, door handles, the sound board, […]

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