Mornings on WERU feature a variety of short spoken-word features covering a wide range of topics. Here’s two locally-produced new features for your listening pleasure!
Technoptimist (Wednesdays, 7:30 a.m.): Join Teresa Carey, senior writer at Freethink, as she breaks down the latest news on the technology that is solving the world’s problems. If you need help understanding artificial intelligence or genetic modification, or even if you want to know how to rear fish on the moon, then this show is for you. Technoptimist is a bite-sized weekly segment where Teresa dives into the innovative ways technology is driving big solutions.
The Cosmic Curator (Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.): new volunteer Tom Yaroschuk is The Cosmic Curator, presenting information and insights on astrology. Produced in the tradition of Boston’s iconic FM station WBCN and the Cosmic Muffin. There is ALWAYS something happening in the stars!
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Teresa Carey is a senior staff writer at Freethink.com. Before becoming a journalist she was a US Coast Guard licensed captain and professional mariner. She works primarily on the Atlantic Ocean, and from a tiny desk in Midcoast Maine. As a grad of the University of California Santa Cruz science communication graduate program, and a NatGeo Explorer, she loves telling stories on the intersection of science, culture, and heart. Carey’s work can be found in BuzzFeed, Scientific American, PBS NewsHour, NPR Weekend Edition, Smithsonian and more.
Tom Yaroschuk is a Vedic Astrologer. His intention is to help people understand their karma and the issues they may confront to cultivate more fulfilling lives. Tom is writing a memoir of the spiritual lessons derived from his work in a Homeless Day Center in between a career as an award winning television and documentary producer.