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What is a Community Mapping Worksheet? The worksheet walks users through the steps required to help determine:

  • Which community are you trying to reach?
  • What types of stories do you want to tell?
  • What is the purpose? What are the stories for?
  • What are potential barriers or obstacles to consider?

For stations trying to build up local/regional news efforts, or those wanting to evaluate overall program content, this worksheet is useful to help create a visual map of how to better connect with your community and achieve the station’s programming goals.

More information about this issue is available in the Solution Center, NFCB’s knowledge base for community radio. Member stations can log in here to access the complete list of resources available. If your station is not yet an NFCB member, you can join today.