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Two low-vision Philadelphians featured in the Thriving series joined us for the latest episode.

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This story recaps our monthly radio segment on WURD Radio. Technical.ly Speaking airs every fourth Tuesday at 12:25 p.m. on Reality Check with Tonya Pendleton.

Technical.ly isn’t just online anymore: We’re now on the air, too.

For our new monthly “Technically Speaking” segment with media partner WURD, Pennsylvania’s only Black-owned talk radio station, a Technical.ly staffer will join radio vet Tonya Pendleton in conversation about a tech story of the moment. The segment airs at 12:25 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month during the “Reality Check” show.

In our first episode in July, Pendleton and I talked with Black Tech Nation founder Kelauni Jasmyn about her plans to expand the Pittsburgh-based org’s programming to Philly.

In August, my guests were two low-vision Philadelphians: LyVette Byrd, a former counselor navigating life as a “suddenly blind person” who is featured in our yearlong audio documentary series for the Thriving project — catch a sneak peek here — and Lisa Bryant, who wrote a Thriving feature for which she interviewed five other visually impaired Philadelphians about the economic obstacles and opportunities they face.

Listen to the episode

Want to catch future episodes? You can listen to the Sept. 26 edition live on 900AM or watch the livestream on WURD’s website.

Companies: WURD Radio
Series: Thriving

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