Sunday Marks First Day Without State Funds For Public Broadcasting
Posted: June 29, 2012
By PRESTON KNIGHT
Susan Comfort, an announcer at WMRA, prepares for a broadcast at the Harrisonburg station on Thursday. In spite of state funds for public broadcasting being eliminated, Tom DuVal, executive director of WMRA and WEMC radio, is optimistic that “community support will rally enough to replace the loss of state funds.” (Photo by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
HARRISONBURG — Tom DuVal’s glass is more than half full, it’s bordering on overflowing.
Starting Sunday, public broadcasting outlets, such as the local radio stations DuVal oversees,...