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About the Young Friends
The Young Friends of St. Louis Public Radio is an active group of young public radio listeners dedicated to furthering St. Louis Public Radio as a trusted source of information and entertainment that opens minds and nourishes the spirit. The group works hand-in-hand with station leadership to create a more informed and engaged community of young professionals in the St. Louis area - one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures.
About Public Radio on Tap
Public Radio on Tap (PROT) seeks to bring together young professionals in the St. Louis region who are seeking to learn something new or stay on top of current news trends, in venues throughout St. Louis City and County to debate, discuss and converse over what currently makes St. Louis tick. All proceeds from PROT events will benefit St. Louis Public Radio programming and reporting and help to keep St. Louis as one of the leading National Public Radio stations in the country.
- Current news trends and topics relevant to St. Louis
- A board of panelists or guest speakers who are experts to the topics at hand
- Time for debate, discussion and questions
- Beer, spirits and socializing
PROT events are made up of the following 4 components:
Past PROT events included An Anatomy of a Radio Story hosted at Sage, Sustainability hosted at The Missouri Botanical Gardens, Microbrews in the Lou hosted at Square One Brewery and Election Edition hosted at St. Louis Public Radio in Grand Center.