Joanne started her journey at CapRadio working with The View From Here documentary team as a production assistant. She contributed to the production of a number of documentaries. And, also used her social media passion to help create Twitter and Facebook strategic plans that boosted the documentary program’s online presence.
Joanne speaks both English and Arabic fluently and uses her language skills to give voices to more people in our community through storytelling.
She has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism with a minor in mass communication from Sacramento State University.
August 18, 2017
If you're one of the millions of people who will watch the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, you can download one of the many available eclipse apps that will make you feel like a citizen scientist for the day and help enhance your eclipse experience.
August 10, 2017
The Sacramento Mural Festival is back for its second year but with bigger plans and a new name. Wide Open Walls 916 takes place from Aug. 10 to 20. Fifty artists from around the world will paint 40 murals in two-weeks.
June 10, 2017
Update 4:30 p.m.: Hundreds of protesters gathered in Roseville Saturday morning for an "anti-Islamic-law" protest. Counter-protesters gathered as well.
May 26, 2017
The Sacramento Children’s Museum unveiled its first art exhibit in collaboration with Memory Project, a non-profit organization. The topic of the exhibit is Syrian refugee children.
March 3, 2017
Local teens looking to attend their prom won’t need to go far or pay a high price for their formal wear. That’s because the Sacramento Public Library is giving away free prom attire throughout March and April at various library locations.
Nineteen students make up Encina Preparatory High School’s varsity men’s soccer team. Four different languages are spoken by team members: Arabic, English, Spanish and Kinyarwanda, the language spoken in Rwanda. But, language isn't a barrier.
September 30, 2016
With the abundance of cultural festivals in Sacramento, you can trick your mind into thinking you traveled the world without having to leave the area. We've rounded up fall festivals happening in the region for you to explore.
September 2, 2016
Got plans for Labor Day Weekend? A number of events are taking place throughout the Sacramento region. Here's a round-up of some of them.
August 23, 2016
San Juan Unified School District teachers are being mentored by Sac State professors to learn new teaching methods and how to incorporate social justice teachings into their high school classrooms.
August 5, 2016
Not all festivals celebrate rock stars and flower crowns, some celebrate peaches and tomatoes. CapRadio rounded up a selection of the lesser-known festivals from now until early Fall to fill the void in your summer schedule and your tummy.