WAMU 88.5 : Support

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.

 

NPR

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Like the U.S., China is battling obesity and climate change. So it's urging citizens to eat less meat — and spreading the word with public service ads featuring Hollywood stars.
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From 'Brexit' To Trump, Nationalist Movements Gain Momentum Around World

There are deep parallels between Donald Trump's presidential campaign, the "Brexit" movement and nationalist parties across Europe.
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Shock, Rage And Gallows Humor: A Brexit Backlash On Social Media

Young voters had overwhelmingly voted to remain in the European Union. Now there's a flood of anger from those who accuse older generations of choosing a future they don't want.