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WAMU 88.5 Young Informed Professionals

Our Mission

WAMU 88.5 Young Informed Professionals connects and engages young professional public radio listeners with events that extend WAMU's programming beyond the broadcast.

Our Vision

To provide area young professionals with an environment to meet like-minded individuals through a series of social, cultural and educational events.

WAMU 88.5 Young Informed Professionals enjoy the following:

  • Invitations and free or discounted admission to all WAMU 88.5 Young Informed Professional events
  • WAMU YIP stylized membership pin
  • Exclusive invitation to WAMU 88.5 events (theatrical performances, community events and more)
  • Advance notices of events and special offers
  • Networking with leaders of WAMU 88.5
  • Networking with other young professionals in Metro D.C.

For more information on WAMU Young Informed Professionals, follow us @WAMU_YIP or email us yip@wamu.org.

Upcoming Events
  • March 6th, 2015: Bestsellers Now & Then
  • June 30th, 2015: Garrett Peck – Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.
  • August 20th, 2015: 2nd Annual Slightly Unprofessional Comedy Show

 

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