Sean Gambrel is the host of “High on a Mountain”: a weekly program of Old-time Appalachian music on WERU and serves on WERU’s Board of Directors. Sean is a Bangor resident, and earns his living making maps. Sean presents on the past, present, and future of WERU, offering a look inside the studios and organization of Maine’s foremost Community Radio station.
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