This American Life host Ira Glass is well known for his no-nonsense, straight forward style, especially when it comes to supporting public radio! Recently he asked public radio supporters to "turn in a friend" – that is, someone who listens to and loves public radio, but has never pledged.
He called several of these people and the resulting conversations became some truly unique fundraising pieces!
You’ll hear them from time to time during VPR’s membership drives. Click "Listen" above to hear them all.
Don’t let this happen to you! If you’re not a member of VPR, we hope you’ll make a pledge now to support this service. And thank you!
Photo: Stuart Mullenberg