Pete Tridish

**Pete Tridish** has built studios, raised towers, drafted regulations, passed a law through Congress, been the plaintiff in a federal lawsuit against media consolidation, started nonprofits, and been arrested as a protester on various occasions. He has been a radio pirate, a policy advocate for community media, a carpenter, an environmental educator, a solar energy system installer, a squatter, a homeless shelter volunteer, and an activist in many social movements since the age of 16.