WCLK Public Affairs Block

Saturdays from 7:00 AM until 8:00 AM

WCLK Public Affairs programming airs Saturdays from 7:00 AM until 8:00 AM featuring in depth news along with insightful commentary from noteworthy guests from the business, education, government, community and civic sectors.  Each week, alternating Saturdays, the public affairs program is comprised of four main shows: WCLK Profiles, The Local Take with Kiplyn Primus, CAUnow and Fulton Focus, respectively.

WCLK's Public Affairs Block Producer is Rob Maynard.  If you have a suggestion for a group or an issue you think should be featured on one of our programs you can call 404-880-6211 or email rmaynard@cau.edu.

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Community Engagement
12:45 pm
Fri June 28, 2013

CAU Now Talks New Media, Traditional Media With Dr. Kandace Harris

CAU Now is Clark Atlanta University on the air.   Saturday morning June 29 at 7:30, or right here, you can hear as Desmond Dickerson talks with CAU Communications Arts Department Chair Dr. Kandace Harris about media today, and tomorrow.  CAU has a long list of alumni in Communications Arts serving as gatekeepers and tastemakers.  Don't miss this interesting look at where media is headed, and where CAU plans to make a difference for the graduates of tomorrow.

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Community Engagement
9:25 am
Sat June 22, 2013

Fulton Focus Looks at Public Health and the upcoming Aviation Community Cultural Center

Fulton Focus talks about important countywide issues and initiatives and is a public service partnership between the Fulton County Office of Communications and Jazz 91.9 FM WCLK.  On our most recent show we feature Interim Director of Arts and Culture Lisa Tuttle to discuss next week's groundbreaking on the new Aviation Community Cultural Center.  Read more about that here.

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Community Engagement
9:21 am
Fri May 24, 2013

CAU MBA Students Win National Innovation Challenge, Appear on CAU Now on WCLK

Join Desmond Dickerson for CAU Now, airing Saturday morning May 26 at 7:30a just before Tavis.  Desmond will be joined by CAU MBA students Jarvis Robertson and Chris Gladney.  They won a national innovation challenge among graduate business programs nationwide, getting the opportunity to help a Fortune 500 Company re-brand a product line.

Clark Atlanta University can be your source for a career re-boot, with standard sequence and professional MBA degrees.  Find out more by clicking here.

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Community Engagement
7:15 am
Sat May 11, 2013

Happy Mother's Day With Modern Moms On The Local Take

The look of Mom’s have changed over the years, but today’s moms come equipped with technology, apps, online videos, and more!  So do moms with Google have more to offer than analog Moms?  Have Moms really changed or do they just have access to more information?

Kiplyn Primus is joined on The Local Take with Karen Adams, Joyce Davis, and Melanie Dawson Jackson, a mom who home schools.

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Community Engagement
10:00 am
Fri April 26, 2013

CAU Now Returns With The Latest Good News From Clark Atlanta University


CAU Now returns to WCLK Saturday morning at 7:30 before The Tavis Smiley Show.  Your host is Desmond Dickerson and he will be talking with Dr. Valerie Otero-Marah, a cutting edge cancer researcher whose story has taken her from Kenya to Europe to one of the leading research facilities in America.

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Community Engagement
10:12 am
Fri April 12, 2013

Kiplyn Primus Talks United Way Shoebox Campaign On The Local Take

Kiplyn Primus is joined by United Way of Greater Atlanta President and CEO Milton Little, and Sonia Milner of Nicholas House, a transitional shelter for homeless families that will be receiving shoeboxes on Mother's Day as part of the WCLK-United Way Shoebox Campaign.

Listen to their conversation here, or tune in for community engagement on The Local Take Saturday morning at 7:30a before Tavis as Kiplyn digs deeper into the Shoebox Campaign, and how your decorative shoeboxes filled with toiletries and personal care items can make a difference on Mother's Day.

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Community Engagement
2:30 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield Joins WCLK Profiles

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield is a member of the Career Foreign Service, has been posted to a number of countries including Liberia, where she served as the U.S. Ambassador from 2008 until 2012 when she was sworn in as Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Human Resources. 

She leads a team of about 400 employees who carry out the full range of personnel functions for the State Department’s 60,000-strong workforce - from recruitment and hiring, through evaluations and promotions, to retirement.

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