Author: Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty is a senior journalism student at Emerson College. She works at the radio station 88.9 WERS, writing and anchoring on Mornings With George Knight. On the station’s website, her articles revolve around new alternative songs, album reviews, and interviews with artists. Megan loves watching TV, playing electric guitar, and making songs with her (semi-joke) band Kids With Scissors.

Articles Written by Megan Doherty:

Woman on ground in fluffy dress

Interviews: Laura Sánchez on bringing light from the darkness

In 2020, Cambridge-based independent flamenco dancer, artist, educator, and now independent filmmaker Laura Sánchez created her first short film, After Dark. In six minutes, the experimental short combines her personal background with her experience during quarantine as a new mother, woman, and immigrant to tell her story. It incorporates elements of flamenco, poetry, visual art,… Read more »

Boy holding a busker sign that says "performing short arias, need food, please help!"

Rhode Island Professor Makes Animated Short to Raise Money for Homelessness

Community College of Rhode Island digital art professor Brian O’Malley has created the animated short film Unsheltered to help raise awareness and funds for homelessness. The six-minute film illustrates the story of a 10-year-old boy named Dara who loses both of his parents and his home in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  As the… Read more »