Community Group Working to Start a New Radio Station in Detroit

April 27, 2012

Not too long ago, starting a community radio station on the FM dial seemed like a pipe dream. But recent legislation has led to groups forming around the country hoping to do just that. WDET's Laura Herberg talked to two organizers involved in the Detroit Community Radio Project -- Adriel Thornton of Allied Media Projects and Ellen Schneider, one of the group's founders.

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The Detroit Community Radio Project has been meeting Fridays at 5:30pm at the Allied Media Projects building - 4126 Third Ave., Detroit, MI 48206. For more information, contact Ellen Schneider at

You can find more information on the legislation and FCC rules related to community radio stations at the Prometheus Radio Project.