Irina Zhorov

Keystone Crossroads Presents Urban Waterfront Series

Aug 12, 2015
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The Keystone Crossroads initiative looks at the challenges facing cities in the commonwealth.  Today, marks the beginning of the initiatives urban waterfront series. Keystone Crossroads reporter Irina Zhorov and editor Naomi Starobin join us to talk about the series and how cities can make better use of their waterfronts for economic and recreational development.

Keystone Crossroads Holds Statewide Town Hall Meetings

Sep 29, 2014
Lindsey Lazarski / WHYY

On Tuesday evening, the third Keystone Crossroads community forum will be held at the Community Broadcast center on the South Side. Titled, “Rust or Revival: Which Way is Our Town Heading?" these evenings are all about community engagement.

Similar forums have been held in Philadelphia and Harrisburg with the goal of parsing out our community problems and potential solutions. 

Ryan Loew / 90.5 WESA

90.5 WESA has hired journalist Irina Zhorov as the station’s reporter for the Keystone Crossroads initiative, a two-year public media collaboration to focus on the challenges and opportunities facing Pennsylvanian cities.     

Zhorov joins 90.5 WESA after working as a reporter, multimedia producer and host at Wyoming Public Radio. Her professional interests focus on researching and reporting on environmental and energy-related issues, as well as homelessness and education.