Looking for Talent!
First Person Productions is looking for new media production talent and is encouraging American Indian high school students to apply for our Summer Media Institute for the summer of 2018! Apply through STEP-UP! Applications are open now! The deadline for applications is February 16, 2018.
Give us a Project!
Our work includes PSA's, short films and documentaries on issues of importance to the community and assisting community nonprofits and businesses with promotional videos. Each of our artists completes a project during a summer media institute held at University of Minnesota media facilities. We are a local company run by a nonprofit and we care about the success of other local organizations, so please reach out to us any questions you may have or for your business' video/media production needs.
First Person Radio
First Person Radio is a weekly public affairs program of MIGIZI that takes listeners to Indian Country that airs on KFAI — 90.3 FM, every Wednesday from 1-2pm CST
Hosted by Laura Waterman Wittstock
Wittstock was a 2006 Louis W. Hill, Jr. Fellow in Philanthropy under the University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs. Among leadership and professional awards are the (2011) Frank Premack Public Affairs Journalism Award: Farr Award for an exceptional contribution to public affairs; (2006) the Distinguished IEL Service Award, (Institute for Educational Leadership national award for improvement of American education; (2005) American Indian Honored Educator. She was formerly President of MIGIZI Communications, Inc., Minneapolis, 1988 to 2004; Editor of Colors Magazine, Minneapolis, 1996-1998; Director of Media Curriculum, MIGIZI Communications, Inc, April, 1985 to 1988 and Executive Producer, of First Person Radio, MIGIZI, 1981 to 2004.
Contact Laura with ideas and feedback: firstname.lastname@example.org 612-387-4915
Upcoming shows are announced on MIGIZI's Facebook Page.
The two most recent programs are available for listening or downloading on KFAI's website.
Prior shows can be obtained through MIGIZI by contacting us by email at email@example.com.