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Changeville 2017: Gainesville’s Social Change Festival

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Brandon Telg, Jennifer Vito, Glenn Richards

WUFT-FM Morning Edition host Glenn Richards spoke with Brandon Telg and Jennifer Vito, two of the executive directors for Changeville 2017 – Gainesville’s Social Change Festival, an event happening March 2 and 3 in Downtown Gainesville. Changeville 2017 is presented by frank, the UF College of Journalism and Communications and WUFT Media.

Brandon Telg serves as an executive director of Changeville, Self Narrate and the STORY:GNV Conference. He’s co-founder of Story Solutions and author of Break Your Invisible Chains.

Jennifer Vito is also an executive director of Changeville, as well as vice president of Gainesville Girls Rock Camp, coordinator for Startup-Weekend-Gainesville and events coordinator at JenniferVito.com. She has been a well-known musician in Gainesville for many years. Vito contributes her talents to various musical projects including drumming for The Ones To Blame. Additionally, she sings and plays guitar for her band NoMore, Less Than Jake’s Roger Lima, Greenhorn and for her solo project, Jenarchy.

About Glenn Richards

Glenn Richards is Operations Coordinator and local host for Morning Edition on WUFT-FM. His background includes 30+ years of radio in South Florida as an air personality, promotion director, and morning show producer (WSHE, WZTA, & WFLC). His previous education includes a Bachelor of Science in Communication from the University of Miami where he was also general manager of WVUM-FM. Upon his arrival in Gainesville in 2006 to pursue a telecommunication master’s degree at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, he worked as an air personality at WRUF-FM (both Rock104 and Country 103.7 The Gator). One of Glenn’s passions is local music. Since 1990, he has produced and hosted local music programs in both South Florida and Gainesville, playing demos and independent releases from unsigned artists, many of whom went on to national prominence including: Marilyn Manson, Sister Hazel, For Squirrels, Matchbox 20, Saigon Kick, Mary Karlzen, Nil Lara, Hundred Waters, and more.

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