Carla Robinson & Daralyse Lyons: Chestnut Hill Local

Season 1 | Episode 177
43m | Jun 11, 2024

On this episode, we’re joined by Carla Robinson and Daralyse Lyons from the Chestnut Hill Local. Carla is the editor in chief of the Chestnut Hill Local. Daralyse is the business growth officer for the Chestnut Hill paper and the Mount Airy Local. The Local is a community-focused newspaper serving Northwest Philadelphia.

Carla and Daralyse talked about their accidental journeys into journalism, the mission and responsibilities of the newspaper, the significance of local news, and their personal passions and values as journalists.

They highlight the importance of community engagement, collaboration, and trust in sustaining impactful local journalism. The episode also touches on their roles, editorial experiences, and ambitions for future projects that enhance community connections.

Article of note: We Have A Choice About How We Respond To Hate,29308

Their salutes (besides their staff):

Philadelphia Journalism Collaborative, Kouvenda Media, Broad Street Review, Dosage Magazine, WURD Radio, the NABJ, and the NLGJA.

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