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To honor Studs Terkel& his legacy, we are sharing stories about Working Now through a SoundCloud Fellowship demonstration project. RSS link: http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/22214123-workingnow/tracks
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26.02.2014

Mr. B, the Singing Bard: Original #radiostory by Katie McMurran

After 30 years of working with high risk populations, Bryant hung up his hat as a social worker, put on a top hat, and began serenading hundreds of commuters a week. He calls singing his "true profession." Produced by Katie McMurran in Oakland, CA.
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23.02.2014

James Craven, perfume salesman: #Radiostory by @jobarratt

"When From A Long Distant Past Nothing Subsists": James Craven, the resident archivist at Les Senteurs, London’s original specialist perfumery shop, and a world authority on fragrance. James’s life has been spent, in his own words, ‘immersed in scent’....
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29.05.2013

Amy Gastelum, public health nurse: #Radiostory "Rather Take the Blame"

Amy Gastelum is a public health nurse making daily home visits to areas of Brooklyn where crime is still common. Some of Amy's friends and family worry about her safety as she uses public transportation and walking to travel between clients. But Amy ha...
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23.05.2013

Jeremy Smith, plumbing supplier: #Radiostory via Liz Massey

Jeremy Smith grew up in his family's plumbing supply business, Central Arizona Supply. Listen as he describes his youthful departure from the family business, his return, and his attempt to put his own unique stamp on what the company has to offer. Pr...
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22.02.2013

Tabitha Fitzsimmons, street performer: #Radiostory via Daniel Gross

To some jobs, you wear a suit and shiny shoes. To this one, you wear a corset and white face paint. A woman named Tabitha makes her living standing absolutely still in Harvard Square, MA. There are some strings attached. When she spoke for this piece, ...
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22.02.2013

Brianna Klemm& Joe Sabia, freelancers: #Radiostory via @AudreyQQ

For some, freelance gigs trump full-time jobs. Hiring is down, and self-employment is up. Audrey Quinn finds two people who’ve found creative ways to work for themselves, with financial success.
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5.02.2013

"Rebuilding" Re: Working - Jobs in America (Day 5): #Radiostory series via @TheStorywithDG

Reposted with permission from American Public Media'sThe Story: Sean Cole brings us the stories of day laborers as they repair homes that were flooded and damaged by Hurricane Sandy. We meet the men and women who've found demolition and rebuilding w...
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5.02.2013

"Laying Off My Husband" Re: Working - Jobs in America (Day 4): #Radiostory via @TheStorywithDG

Reposted with permission from American Public Media'sThe Story: Many Americans have a recession story and Deborah Troutman's gets personal. Working in a company with her husband, she was asked to lay him off. She did, and then she did it again. She t...
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5.02.2013

"Highway of Hope" Re: Working - Jobs In America (Day 3): #Radiostory series via @TheStorywithDG

Reposted with permission from American Public Media'sThe Story: They're hiring in North Dakota. Thousands of people have come to find a job or serve the new arrivals. On Day 3 of RE:WORKING, Todd Melby takes us on an audio tour of the boom towns in th...
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4.02.2013

Re: Working - Jobs In America (Day 2): #Radiostory series via @TheStorywithDG

Reposted with permission from American Public Media'sThe Story: "People who've lost their jobs in the last few years are still reinventing their lives. We meet three of them today. Christine Myrick lost her high-level management position with the gov...
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4.02.2013

Re: Working - Jobs In America (Day 1): #Radiostory series via @TheStorywithDG

Reposted with permission fromthe Story: We begin our week of conversations with people who've lost jobs and tried to find new ones, sometimes drastically reworking their lives. Dick begins the week with author DW Gibson, whose book, Not Working, intr...
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31.01.2013

Dennis Clemishaw, cranberry farmer: #Radiostory by Eric Drachman

Dennis Clemishaw has been farming cranberries for 30 years – something he never would have expected when he was younger. Now, Dennis and his wife own three bogs of their own and are depending on them for their retirement. This piece follows the Fall 20...
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31.01.2013

Elaine de la Mata, freelance toy designer: #Radiostory by @Audreyqq

Headhunters adapt to a gig-based economy. As the number of contract jobs rise, recruiters want a piece of the action. Originally aired onMarketplace. Produced byAudrey Quinn
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23.01.2013

Corn Mo, rock accordion player: #Radiostory by @JamieCourville

Meet Corn Mo. He has had an amazing career as a rock accordion player but continues to fly under the radar. Story produced by Jamie Courville
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23.01.2013

Rick Hoover, RV park owner: #Radiostory by @LizWason

Rick is well aware that sometimes a detour works its way into the itinerary. Via twists and turns over the years, he has played baseball in the minor league, worked with a Fortune 500 company as a plant manager, and now owns an RV campground in New Mex...
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21.01.2013

Alison Prestwood, bassist& lawyer: #Radiostory by Kim Green

Bass sideman Alison Prestwood practiced hard to perfect her craft, and followed her musical ambitions to Nashville in the early 90s. But when Music Row’s fortunes flagged, she learned a new instrument: the law. Produced by Kim Green. Check out more of...
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21.01.2013

Marcia Mello, busker: #Radiostory by Mallory Falk

When Marcia Mello started busking, she was excited to pursue a life-long dream. But she's had to fight for her place on the street. Produced byMallory Falk. Check out more of her work at http://malloryfalk.wordpress.com
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17.01.2013

Janet Messineo, taxidermist: Original #radiostory by Emily Hsiao

Janet Messineo is a taxidermist on Martha's Vineyard. But you won't find any deer heads or bears in her workshop--just lots and lots of fish. Janet specializes in marine taxidermy and mounts fish of all sizes. For the past 25 years, she has worked fro...
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17.01.2013

Winthrop Sherwin, general store owner: #Radiostory by Samantha Broun

After 70 years, Winthrop Sherwin is retiring from the general store where he works. It's the end of an era in Groton, MA. This piece was produced in 2007 by Samantha Broun. Listen to more of her work at http://www.soundlightmedia.com
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13.12.2012

Flip Scipio, guitar repairer: Original #radiostory "Flip, Skip, Guitar" by @emdecampo

Flip Scipio has been described as a “guitar repairer to the gods.” And with customers like Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Paul Simon, it's a title that is well deserved. So who is this fellow Flip, and just how did be become the guru of guitar repair...
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12.12.2012

Gus Bendavid, zookeeper& retiree: Original #radiostory by Erica Kramer

Gus Bendavid operates a zoo from his home on Martha's Vineyard. Gus spent his entire career working in conservation and wildlife management, but now, as a retiree, Gus rises with the sun every morning to care for his massive collection of exotic creatu...
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27.11.2012

John Gage, UCC minister: Original #radiostory by Sharif Youssef

"Rare Birds and Odd Ducks Welcome” is a profile of John Gage, senior minster of United Church on the New Haven Green, United Church of Christ (UCC). This is the story of how this not-so-typical preacher found his calling at the not-so-typical church he...
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10.11.2012

Roger Ingram, jazz trumpet player: Original #radiostory by @MykeDotMe

Roger Ingram is one of the most sought-after and prolific jazz lead trumpet players of our time, with more than thirty-eight years of professional experience to his credit. Roger grew up in L.A. and began touring at the age of sixteen, going on to work...
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29.10.2012

Barbara Blada, housekeeper: Original #radiostory by Sara Robberson

Barbara Blada has been cleaning houses for decades. She started cleaning for friends around Europe after leaving her home in Poland. She has worked other jobs, but for Barbara cleaning offers the most freedom. Now she runs her own business in Austin, T...
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25.10.2012

Adrian Chi Tenney, professional driver: Original #radiostory by @jenn_swann

As a professional driver, Adrian Chi Tenney chauffeurs visiting artists to and from concert venues around Los Angeles. The 27–year–old is one of few female drivers with a commercial license, but what's most surprising is that she's never bought a car o...
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25.10.2012

Edward Belden, pedal-powered ice cream maker: Original #radiostory by Katie McMurran

When Edward Belden was in college, he had the idea to merge his love of ice cream with his appreciation for the environment. So he built an ice cream maker on the back of an adult tricycle, using pedaling to power a machine that normally requires a siz...
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25.10.2012

Working Now Outro: Fellowship Conclusion

Conclusion of Phase One of the Project http://workingnow.org
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24.10.2012

Claudia Solotaroff on the worst job she ever had: Original #radiostory via @Joannna Solotaroff

Claudia Solotaroff tells us about the worst job she ever had. From fistfights to dead elk and baby bears, it's not easy being a backwoods bartender in Oregon. Produced by Joannna Solotaroff. Listen to more of Joanna's work at http://www.prx.org/users...
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23.10.2012

Annie Oxenfeld& Christine Doyle, dressmakers: Original #radiostory by @mhelenm

Annie Oxenfeld and Christine Doyle run SweetCycle Apparel, a two-woman company in Chattanooga, TN, that makes women's clothing out of vintage and recycled materials. The producer of this piece recently commissioned a dress and documented the dressmakin...
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18.10.2012

Sampler of Stories with @BiancaGiaever - Week ending Oct 20, 2012

Narrated by Bianca Giaever. Listen to the complete stories at http://workingnow.org
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18.10.2012

Karin TarQwyn, pet detective: Original #radiostory by @BiancaGiaever

Karin TarQwyn doesn't just follow hunches. She follows haunches. In her commitment to finding people's pets she's been lost in the Ozarks, paid rewards to informants, and driven cross country at a moment's notice. But at the end of the day her job isn'...
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17.10.2012

Jeannette Peña, laundry attendant: Original #radiostory by @WillColey

From the Washeteria II Corp laundromat, Jeannette Peña, has a unique vantage point on her neighborhood in Queens, New York. Being both a laundry owner and attendant is challenging work but Jeannette believes its important to smile no matter what. Besid...
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11.10.2012

Sampler of Stories with Sara Robberson - Week ending Oct 13, 2012

Narrated by Sarah Robberson. Listen to the full stories at http://workingnow.org
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10.10.2012

Elizabeth Mintor, letters editor: Original #radiostory by Joel Supple

Falling circulations, massive staff cuts and news organisations on the brink of collapse - the demise of traditional media has been well documented. But what's it like to work amidst this change? What should be retained when old forms become obsolete? ...
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10.10.2012

Michael Burnett, skate photographer: Original #radiostory by @Nortonphoto

Michael Burnett is a professional skateboard photographer. His job is to fill Thrasher Magazine with epic images of pro skaters every month. But it's not the pros or the tricks that fascinate him the most. He finds surprising inspiration from what he c...
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4.10.2012

Sampler of Stories with @AlexJRLewis& @NortonPhoto - Week ending Oct 6, 2012

Check out the stories in full at http://workingnow.org
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28.09.2012

Giancarlo Arcieri, violinmaker: Original #radiostory via @CitySpoonful

Most 30-year-olds spend their days working in front of computers. Giancarlo Arcieri, 35, spends his plying wood with knife in his Midtown Manhattan violin shop. His father Carlos Arcieri, also a violin maker, taught him the trade, and Giancarlo made hi...
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28.09.2012

Tim Langton, stadium announcer: Original #radiostory via @JPDD

Straight out of high school, Tim Langton went looking for work at the local placement agency. He figured that if he didn't find anything good, he'd go to the army recruiter next door. But Tim didn't end up in the army. That day he realized he could mak...
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27.09.2012

Allison Conant, teacher: Original #radiostory by Katie McMurran

How do you keep the attention of a room full of hormonal teenagers? According to Allison Conant, the answer lies in art. Allison (Ms. Conant to you) is an English teacher at ArTES High School - an arts-focused pilot school located on the Cesar Chavez L...
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27.09.2012

Sampler of Stories with @JPDD - Week ending Sept 29, 2012

Narrated by JP Davidson. Listen to the full stories at http://workingnow.org
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22.09.2012

Angel Quinonez, tattoo artist: Original #radiostory by @WhitneyAJones

Angel Quinonez first became interested in tattoos growing up next to a motorcycle club. He got his first tattoo when he was 17 and starting tattooing when he was in college. Now, he is proprietor of his own tattoo shop on Martha's Vineyard. Produced b...
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21.09.2012

Matt Hall, Brewer: Original #Radiostory by @AlexjrLewis

Many people love beer, but few really know what goes into making the stuff. Matt Hall - a brewer at Yards Brewery in Philadelphia, PA - dispels a few myths about what it's like making beer for a living and explains why it's a beautiful job. See more p...
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20.09.2012

Sampler of Stories with @Oberandout- Week ending Sept 22, 2012

Narrated by Lauren Ober. Listen to the complete stories at http://workingnow.org
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20.09.2012

Bill& Joan Cameron, cemetery superintendents: Original #Radiostory by Lori Ann Brass

When he was young, Bill Cameron wanted to be a park ranger, but lacking a college degree, he knew he didn't qualify. Instead, he and his wife Joan, now respectively 81 and 75, became superintendents of the 18-acre historic Grove Street Cemetery in New ...
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14.09.2012

@ShawnLevy, Film Critic: Original #Radiostory by @kittamsez

Shawn Levy is a film critic and author in Portland, Oregon. Here he shares his passion for his work, the economical and technological changes he's had to adapt to, and the challenges he foresees for the future of his industry. Produced by Jessica Kitta...
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13.09.2012

Sampler of Stories with Amy Gastelum - Week ending Sept 15, 2012

Narrated by Amy Gastelum. Listen to the complete stories and watch the video at http://workingnow.org
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6.09.2012

@MissBarbieQLA, Drag Queen: Original #Radiostory by @Mykedotme

Miss Barbie Q is a professional drag performer and performance artist based in Los Angeles, CA. She has been performing drag for over twelve years, and on a full-time basis since 2009. She has appeared in music videos by Lady Gaga, Busdriver, and Jonny...
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5.09.2012

Buck Dietz, figure model: #Radiostory by @NortonPhoto

Buck Dietz is a figure model. That means he has to stand naked and completely still for long sessions while artists sketch him. But for Buck, it's more than just standing there. He shares his surprising techniques that make his artform... sing. Check...
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2.09.2012

A Century of Change in Arizona Ranching: Original #Radiostory via @dihope7

Produced by Diane Hope. Photography by Scott Baxter http://100years100ranchers.com Ranching is an integral part of to Arizona's heritage and identity. And the centennial anniversary of the state's founding is an appropriate time to take stock. Cowboys...
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2.09.2012

Nathan Henderson "Drafting a Future": Original #radiostory by @OberandOut

Story produced by Lauren Ober. Listen to more of her work at www.oberexposed.com Nathan Henderson doesn't use a tractor to farm. To mow hay, till fields and harrow, he prefers riding behind of a team of Suffolk Punch draft horses. Henderson is old sch...
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