‘Civic,’ From the San Francisco Public Press

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“Civic” is the flagship radio program and podcast from the San Francisco Public Press. It airs Thursdays at 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on KSFP, the Public Press’ low-power FM station, which began broadcasting in August 2019 on 102.5 FM in San Francisco.

“Civic” engages listeners with civic life by approaching San Francisco’s inner workings from the standpoint of curious stakeholders — whether they are residents, workers, visitors or otherwise connected to the city. It asks smart questions and takes an investigative approach to the stories people might wish were in the news more often. “Civic” aims to  inspire and empower listeners to become involved in making sure their city works for them.

The program is produced by Liana Wilcox, with reporter Sylvie Sturm, and Mel Baker, producer and contributor.

Recent awards bestowed upon “Civic” include:

2023 Excellence in Journalism award from the Northern California chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists: in the category of HEALTH REPORTING (radio/audio/podcast): Sylvie Sturm and Liana Wilcox of the San Francisco Public Press for two “Civic” episodes: “Laguna Honda Doctors Warned SF of Looming Crisis” and “Laguna Honda Hospital Has to Self-Destruct to Survive”

2023 SF Press Club Awards:

Radio/Audio-Non-Commercial: Investigative Reporting First Place: Sylvie Sturm, Liana Wilcox, “Threatened Closure of San Francisco’s Laguna Honda Hospital”

Radio/Audio-Non-Commercial: Feature Story / Light Nature Second Place: Laura Wenus, Liana Wilcox, “Beyond Cute: SF Animal Control Enforces the Law, Educates, Helps Wildlife”

Radio/Audio-Non-Commercial: Feature Story / Serious Nature
Second Place: Mel Baker, Liana Wilcox, “The Future of the AIDS Memorial Quilt”

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