King Radio Scripts

‘What Are You Doing for Others” – 60 Second FINAL

  • ISAAC FARRIS: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. believed that everyone had a role to play in achieving social justice and building a better America. In fact, he once said….
  • "Life's most urgent and persistent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'"
  • OLDER MAN: I mentor a child.
  • FEMALE ADULT: I collect food for the homeless.
  • YOUNG GIRL: I volunteer at my school.
  • FEMALE ADULT: I take my neighbor to her doctor’s appointment.
  • MALE TEEN: I clean up my neighborhood.
  • FEMALE ADULT: I help kids stay in school.
  • ISAAC FARRIS: What are you doing for others? Answer Dr. King’s call. On the King Holiday, honor Dr. King and make America better by volunteering. Thousands of projects all across America need your help. Go to MLK Day dot gov today and get involved. That’s MLK Day dot gov. Because as Dr. King said,
  • MLK Excerpt: "Everybody can be great because everybody can serve. You only need a heart full of grace.”

‘What Are You Doing for Others” – 60 Second Taggable Version (:45/:15) FINAL

  • ISAAC FARRIS:
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. believed that everyone had a role to play in achieving social justice and building a better America. In fact, he once said….
  • "Life's most urgent and persistent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'"
  • ISAAC FARRIS: What are you doing for others? Answer Dr. King’s call. On the King Holiday, honor Dr. King and make America better by volunteering. Thousands of projects all across America need your help. Because as Dr. King said,
  • MLK Excerpt: "Everybody can be great because everybody can serve. You only need a heart full of grace.”
  • LOCAL TAG: 15 seconds

‘What Are You Doing for Others” – 60 Second Donut Version (:15/:10/:35) FINAL

  • ISAAC FARRIS: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. believed that everyone had a role to play in achieving social justice and building a better America. In fact, he once said….

    "Life's most urgent and persistent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'"
  • LOCAL DONUT: 10 seconds
  • ISAAC FARRIS: What are you doing for others? Answer Dr. King’s call. On the King Holiday, honor Dr. King and make America better by volunteering. Thousands of projects all across America need your help. Go to MLK Day dot gov today and get involved. That’s MLK Day dot gov. Because as Dr. King said,
  • MLK Excerpt: "Everybody can be great because everybody can serve. You only need a heart full of grace.”

‘What Are You Doing for Others” – 30 Second FINAL

  • ISAAC FARRIS: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most urgent and persistent question is: What are you doing for others?”
  • OLDER MAN: I mentor a child.
  • MALE TEEN: I clean up my neighborhood.
  • FEMALE ADULT: I help kids stay in school.
  • On the King Holiday, honor Dr. King and make the world better by volunteering. Projects all across America need your help. Go to MLK Day dot gov and get involved. That’s MLK Day dot gov. Make it a day on, not a day off.

‘What Are You Doing for Others” – 30 Second Taggable (:25/:05) FINAL

  • ISAAC FARRIS: It was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who once said, “Life’s most urgent and persistent question is: What are you doing for others?”

    What are you doing for others? Answer Dr. King’s call. On the King Holiday, honor Dr. King and make America better by volunteering. Thousands of projects all across America need your help. Make it a day on, not a day off.
  • LOCAL TAG: 5 seconds

“Beloved Community” – :60 FINAL

  • ['I HAVE A DREAM' SPEECH IN DR. KING'S VOICE, STARTING LOUD AT DRAMATIC POINT THEN FADING DOWN UNDER ISAAC]
  • ISAAC FARRIS: Hello. I'm Isaac Newton Farris Jr.

    In the 1950s and ’60s, my Uncle Martin’s words inspired a bold vision for our country based on equal rights and social justice.

    His words still inspire us today. But his vision of what he liked to call the “Beloved Community” cannot be fully realized unless we join together to strengthen our communities through everyday acts of service to others.

    Honor my uncle's memory this King Holiday by volunteering in your community. Serve on the King Holiday and throughout the year. You will make a difference for yourself and indeed your community. Make it a day on, not a day off. Go to MLK Day dot gov today and get involved. That’s MLK Day dot gov.

“Beloved Community” – :60 Taggable (:50/:10) FINAL

  • ['I HAVE A DREAM' SPEECH IN DR. KING'S VOICE, STARTING LOUD AT DRAMATIC POINT THEN FADING DOWN UNDER ISAAC]
  • ISAAC FARRIS: Hi. I'm Isaac Newton Farris Jr.

    In the 1950s and ’60s, my Uncle Martin’s words inspired a bold vision for our country based on equal rights and social justice.

    His words still inspire us today. But his vision of what he liked to call the “Beloved Community” cannot be fully realized unless we join together to strengthen our communities through everyday acts of service to others.

    Honor my uncle's memory this King Holiday by volunteering in your community. Serve on the King Holiday and throughout the year. You will make a difference for yourself and your community. Make it a day on, not a day off.
  • LOCAL TAG: 10 seconds

“I Have a Dream” – :60 Donut (:30/:10/:20) FINAL

  • ['I HAVE A DREAM' SPEECH IN DR. KING'S VOICE, STARTING LOUD AT DRAMATIC POINT THEN FADING DOWN UNDER ISAAC]
  • ISAAC FARRIS: Hi. I'm Isaac Newton Farris Jr.

    In the 1950s and ’60s, my Uncle Martin’s words inspired a bold vision for our country based on equal rights and social justice.

    His words still inspire us today. But his vision of what he liked to call the “Beloved Community” cannot be fully realized unless we join together to strengthen our communities through everyday acts of service to others.
  • LOCAL DONUT: 10 seconds
  • Honor my uncle's memory this King Holiday by volunteering in your community. Serve on the King Holiday and throughout the year. You will make a difference for yourself and your community. Make it a day on, not a day off. Go to MLK Day dot gov today to learn how to get involved. That’s MLK Day dot gov.

“I Have a Dream” – :30 FINAL

  • ['I HAVE A DREAM' SPEECH IN DR. KING'S VOICE, STARTING LOUD AT DRAMATIC POINT THEN FADING DOWN UNDER ISAAC]
  • ISAAC FARRIS: Hi. I'm Isaac Newton Farris Jr.

    My Uncle Martin’s words still inspire us today. But his vision cannot be fully realized unless we join together to strengthen our communities through everyday acts of service to others.

    Honor his memory this King Day and throughout the year by volunteering in your community. Make it a day on, not a day off. Go to MLK Day dot gov and get involved.

“I Have a Dream” – :30 Taggable (:25/:05) FINAL

  • ['I HAVE A DREAM' SPEECH IN DR. KING'S VOICE, STARTING LOUD AT DRAMATIC POINT THEN FADING DOWN UNDER ISAAC]
  • ISAAC FARRIS: Hi. I'm Isaac Newton Farris Jr.

    My Uncle Martin’s words still inspire us today. But his vision cannot be fully realized unless we join together to strengthen our communities through everyday acts of service to others.

    Honor his memory this King Day and throughout the year by volunteering in your community.
  • LOCAL TAG: 5 seconds

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