Yoruba Richen will be on several radio shows talking about the issues in Promised Land (tonight on PBS at 10:00 pm) and her experiences making the documentary. Today at 11:30 am ET/8:30 am PT, she will be on KPFA Berkeley’s Morning Show, then she’ll be on WNYC Radio, New York’s Leonard Lopate Show at 1:00 pm ET. Yoruba will also be on Democracy Now! television and radio nationally today. Tomorrow, catch her on NPR’s Talk of the Nation at 3:00 pm (times vary; check local listings).
As POV's senior manager for communications, Cathy publicizes POV's programs and initiatives to media and consumers. She joined POV in 2003 after five years as manager of program press relations at PBS. Previously, she served as public relations director at Bravo and the Independent Film Channel; Group W Satellite Communications, where she managed PR for TNN: The Nashville Network; Westwood One Radio Networks; and D.L. Blackman, where she promoted classical music artists and IMAX movies. She was also the manager of press, advertising and promotion for NBC and ABC Radio. Cathy's favorite documentaries are: 1. Inheritance - James Moll 2. Innocence Lost trilogy - Ofra Bikel 3. The Natural History of the Chicken - Mark Lewis 4. Street Fight - Marshall Curry 5. Suicide Killers - Pierre Rehov