WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service
"Raising Women's Voices Through Radio Worldwide"
What WINGS Is . . .
"WINGS is at different times horrifying, exciting, funny, eye-opening and
definitely inspirational." --Nikki Reece, programme producer, Plains FM, Christchurch,
WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is an all-woman independent
radio production company that produces and distributes news and current affairs
programs by and about women around the world. WINGS programs are used by non-commercial
radio stations, women's studies, and individuals. Programs can be heard on
local radio stations, on shortwave, on the internet, and on cassettes. The
WINGS Mailing List provides updates on stories and new information about women's
"Though I have been involved in women's issues for years, I was still struck
by the contrast of your broadcast to the news we are usually hearing -- news
reflecting male interests in a basically male world. Women's affairs are a
hidden current in the flow of world events."-- Kristin Reilly, listener, Buffalo,
WINGS Mailing List:
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to receive periodic
e-mail updates about WINGS programs and women's media issues.
WINGS Radio Programs:
WINGS Weekly: A news and current affairs series featuring strong women's voices
and ideas from around the world. Catalog. Updated program listings available
Six radio programs per year in newscast format.
Women's News Roundup:
Annual one-hour production showcasing the "hottest women's radio news stories
of the year" and presenting the Katherine Davenport Award for Women's News (DAWN
WINGS Auxiliary Activities:
WINGS annually records the plenaries of the U.S. National Women's Studies Association
and sells the cassettes. Call or e-mail WINGS to discuss having your women's
event recorded. This service helps support WINGS radio.
WINGS Audio Production
A limited number of hours are available for editing and distribution for clients.
Books on tape, radio programs, radio adaptations from video. This service helps
support WINGS radio.
WINGS Consulting and Training
Advice and assistance for women in community radio production.
Women's New Hour
Associates of WINGS in Austin, Texas, participate in a local live weekly cable
access TV program showcasing women's activities in current affairs.
Your college may give you credit for learning and helping with WINGS productions.
Non-credit interns also are welcome.
You may join the WINGS mailing list to stay
current with the events of the WINGS news service. Please include your complete
mailing address and put 'mailing list' in the subject area. If your browser does
not support the "mailto" function, simply e-mail WINGS at email@example.com with
the same information.
Your contribution may be made out to New Radio & Performing Arts, a US 501(c)3 organization (gifts are tax deductible in the US):
New Radio & Performing Arts/WINGS
Box 94090, Kingsgate
Vancouver BC V5T 4T8, Canada
Additional contact information:
Frieda Werden, Producer