Kaylene Beaujolais

Multimedia journalist, broadcaster and producer. The elegance of the 1920s meets gritty, golden era hip-hop.

Support Making the Radio Documentary ‘Mei Mei’ Into a Film

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014

Award winning producer, Dmae Roberts, is launching her next big bold experiment. “Mei Mei” was perhaps the first biracial Asian American documentary heard on NPR. Now she’s turning into a 30-min film in the hope of bringing it to new audiences and to preserve it and all the audio I collected in Taiwan. Check out the trailer! The last half has a clip from the film! A beautiful...

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I’m a Naysayer, and I’m an Intern for the Lars Larson Radio Show

Posted by on Jun 12, 2014

As a second year broadcasting student at Mount Hood community college I get credits for doing an internship. Originally I pictured myself in the cozy environment of public radio, surrounded by on-air voices that sound the same. After a chain of events still mysterious to me, I ended up at the Lars Larson show. I was nervous to meet Lars, not because he wears a gun on his hip everyday, but...

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‘Three Sisters Nixtamal’ Radio Documentary

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014

‘Three Sisters Nixtamal’ from Kaylene Beaujolais on Vimeo. Produced by Kaylene Beaujolais Host Intro: Corn is the real traditional food of the Americas. Humans have had a relationship planting and processing it for thousands of years. Many American ancestors relied on corn, or maize (MAZE), for much of their nourishment. In today’s marketplace corn has journeyed far from it’s roots...

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Posted by on Jun 10, 2014

My work is black and gold, raw, gritty and open hearted. Sweet like honey, fierce like a sword. The killer bees and shaolin, that the Wu Tang Clan talks so much about, resonates in the beats of blood flowing through my body. My job is to be a messenger, an oracle who tells the truth creatively with humor and unique vision. I bring integrity and ethics to my work as a committed, passionate...

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