Gathering stories of Milwaukeeans in their own Words
Milwaukee, WI, October 3, 2017: As part of a cross-country listening tour, HuffPost (huffpost.com) will be visiting Walnut Way’s Innovations and Wellness Commons (IWC) in Milwaukee’s Lindsay Heights neighborhood on Friday, October 6th, from 12pm-3pm at 1617 W. North Avenue. HuffPost will set up their mobile studio in the parking lot of IWC between 12pm-3pm. All are welcome to visit and be interviewed.
HuffPost is visiting 25 cities across the U.S. to listen to Americans and highlight personal stories and perspectives to better understand what unites – rather than divides – the country. The goal is to accurately, humanely, and emotionally capture the concerns, hopes, and dreams of everyday Americans. Along the way, HuffPost will create engaging stories, from first-person interviews to impactful deep dives. The “Listen To America” tour will use video, podcasting, newsletter, chatbot, text, in-person activations and HuffPost’s massively powerful social media channels to highlight communities and issues.Tune in to WUWM 89.7FM this Friday, October 6th to hear Lake Effect’s Mitch Teich interview Hillary Frey, HuffPost’s Director of Editorial Strategy, about the “Listen To America” tour and HuffPost’s visit to Milwaukee. For more information on “Listen To America”, visit http://www.huffpost.com/feature/listen-to-america and follow along via HuffPost’s daily newsletter and Facebook page.
HuffPost is a global, premier media platform: a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of news, commentary, entertainment, features and lifestyle content. HuffPost serves 200 million viewers on a monthly basis, consecutively reaching 1 billion monthly video views, ranking as the #1 publisher on Facebook in 2016, and spanning 17 editions around the world while using every available tool and platform, including augmented reality and immersive storytelling. The HuffPost contributor platform hosts a highly engaged global community for opinion and conversation, from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts, who contribute in real-time on the subjects about which they are most passionate. HuffPost is part of Oath.This event is free and open to the public. If you have any questions, please contact: Erica Heisdorf: Erica@walnutway.org./ Katie Maguire: firstname.lastname@example.org