Producer/Host: Olivia Paruk
Theme music by Zeke Sacaridiz. All other music is royalty free. This project was made possible by the generous support of the Maine Community Foundation.
NextWave Radio Hour is a program focused on and featuring folks around their 20s and 30s from all across Maine. In this program, host Olivia Paruk talks with young people who trailblaze their own paths in our modern political, economic, and social climate, and provides unique perspectives and stories of life from the next generation working to create the future they hope to see.
In this episode:
– How place can impact your childhood
– The joys and struggles of following your dreams
– Advice to ones younger self
About the hosts:
Pepin Mittelhauser (he/they) is the Digital Media Coordinator at WERU Community Radio, and an avid gardener and farmer, musician and singer, and lover of nature and the outdoors. He graduated from College of the Atlantic in ’19 with focuses in sustainable agriculture, food systems, and live and recorded audio engineering and production. He has lived in Downeast Maine his entire life.
Olivia Paruk (she/her) is a local college student and gardener who is passionate about people and this journey called life we are all on together. She is not a “true” Mainer but moved to Southern Maine with her family when she was ten, but she has been living on Mount Desert Island for three years while attending College of the Atlantic. In addition to radio, Olivia loves analyzing movies with her sister, dancing in her kitchen, attempting to sew, and getting lost in her imagination.