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Radio Free Bonnie: The RIAS Berlin Commission

Bonnie North
One of Bonnie North's many views in Cologne, Germany.

Lake Effect producer and co-host Bonnie North is away from the WUWM station for a few weeks, but she's still working. Bonnie is participating in a journalism fellowship through the RIAS Berlin Commission that will take her to several European countries.

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Bonnie North (center) visits the European Commission.

"The Commission was set up when reunification happened in Germany to, basically, give German and American journalists a chance to meet each other and learn how we do our jobs in different countries," North explains.

She arrived overseas a few days ago and spent the first two days in Brussels at the European Commission and visiting NATO. North checks in with Mitch in Cologne, Germany, via Skype after visiting a few German broadcasting stations to explain what she’s up to:

You can also follow Bonnie's journey and see additional photos through her blog, Radio Free Bonnie, that she’s writing on location.

Bonnie North
Bonnie joined WUWM in March 2006 as the Arts Producer of the locally produced weekday magazine program Lake Effect.