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Samantha Hill


Samantha Hill is an audio production intern at WGLT. She started in 2020.

  • On today's episode, economic developers and consultants discuss the need for more diverse housing in Bloomington-Normal, Bloomington Deputy City Manager Billy Tyus outlines city council priorities and budget planning, plus Community Players Theater celebrates its first 100 years and previews the upcoming season.
  • On today's episode, an in-depth look back on the 1978 Normal firefighters strike and its impacts 45 years later.
  • On today's episode, how gas stoves became a hot topic, the latest in WGLT's Welcome Home series, a study recommends regenerative agriculture to preserve the environment, plus Illinois adopts new rules that limit local control of siting wind and solar farms.
  • On today's episode, an Illinois State University economist analyzes the job picture and talk of a pending recession, the town of Normal projects a 20% budget increase, plus ISU researchers share how a new tracking device could reduce workplace injuries but also pose ethical concerns.
  • On today's episode, a Bloomington-Normal homebuilder analyzes the current home construction market; Normal City Manager Pam Reece discusses the housing market Uptown development and budget planning; plus advocates for ending cash bail expect it will survive a legal challenge.
  • On today's episode, the latest in WGLT's Welcome Home series, Heartland Theater Company presents 'The Lifespan of a Fact,' plus Jesse Ray and the Carolina Catfish bring their bluesy-rock sound to Nightshop in downtown Bloomington.
  • On today's episode, ISU's head of academic affairs analyzes the potential impacts of ChatGPT, the incoming Bloomington Area Career Center director discusses the rising demand for technical options in school, plus ISU hosts one of the exonerated men from the Central Park Five.
  • On today's episode, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin discusses the approaching federal debt ceiling, state Sen. Sally Turner discusses a voter ID law she wants to propose, plus the latest edition of Sound Health features a Bloomington nonprofit that helps people with eating disorders.
  • On today's episode, U.S. Rep Darin LaHood discusses the GOP agenda in the new term, Bloomington and Normal city council candidates discuss the community's COVID response during a forum, Miller Park Zoo helps rescue a lemur in a Bloomington garage, plus scaffolding is highlighted in a new art exhibit in Uptown Normal.
  • On today’s episode, you’ll hear a special rebroadcast of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington in 1966. Thanks to our partners at WJBC for sharing the audio.