Areavoices Digest #42 – A Terrific Twosome

When it rains it pours. These days in addition to some of my regular duties I find myself immersed in two pretty cool projects here at Forum Communications. You could say I’m just getting my feet wet with our water project “Living with Water.”  (Pardon the pun, but I couldn’t help myself.) The project involves  FCC’s print, online, and broadcast journalists chronicling how water impacts our lives. And most importantly, we need your input too! To read more about it, click on my blog post from a couple of days ago or go to to learn more about it.

Beautiful Women of Committee
Now, we’re undertaking another special project that is near and dear to my  heart. It’s called “Beautiful Women of: Letting Inner Beauty Shine.” As a mom of two daughters I’m well aware of the media imagery they face everyday. Knowing the effect the media has on body image among young girls and women in our society, our organization has an opportunity to create awareness and have a positive influence on our community. Using the multimedia platforms of Forum Communications, including here on Areavoices, we will celebrate the stories of the beautiful, inspiring women in our area. You will be able to nominate the deserving women in your life. We will then select a few women each month to feature here, and readers will vote for woman they most want to see featured on an upcoming WDAY news broadcast, in The Forum, and on WDAY radio and these companies websites. The woman you select also will be treated to a generous prize package.

Two very different undertakings but so worthwhile and fun! Those are just two of the blogs I’m recommending in this week’s digest:

Living with Water – A Forum Communications Special Project with the goal of building understanding about water and its impact on our lives across the region.

Bison Sports Blog: Bison Rubes talk NDSU – Kyle Roth is senior at North Dakota State University majoring in broadcasting. He writes for Bison Illustrated and the NDSU Spectrum and started the Bison Sports Blog as a place for fans to talk Bison sports.

Joe Fitness: Personal Training and Bootcamps –   Joe Ketterling is a personal trainer specializing in fat loss.  In addition to his personal training business he runs FM Bootcamps, in Fargo, North Dakota.

Cover to Cover – –  Krista Thom is an avid reader who reviews books from the local region and beyond.                               

Beautiful Women of: Letting Inner Beauty Shine –   A multi-media project from Forum Communications celebrating and recognizing remarkable women throughout the region.