Yearly Archives: 1989

1972–1989: Writing for MERIP

Sheila wrote numerous articles about the Middle East during the 1970s and 1980s, including these for MERIP:

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1989-1991: Co-hosting “Medium Hot” on WBAI

From some time in 1989 through about 1991, Sheila was a co-producer for a weekly radio program named “Medium Hot” on WBAI, along with Adele Oltman.

The show had an hour-long slot on Fridays at 3:30 pm and then moved to 1:30 pm in February 1990.

It was described in the WBAI “Folio” as:

3:30 MEDIUM HOT. International affairs with an emphasis on how the different media present the issues. Produced by Adele Oltman and Sheila Ryan.

— From “WBAI Folio” for December 1989; similar listings found in listings for February 1990 and February 1991.

Later in 1991 she worked on another international affairs program:

8:30 … the Morning Show continues with reports firom the Middle East and Africa; produced by Sheila Ryan and Zenzile Khoisan.

— From “WBAI Folio” for November 1991.