On the Radio

Below are samples of radio stories I’ve reported and/or produced:

 

Germany’s Volunteer Willkommenskultur Army
Broadcast on PRI’s The World in September, 2015
The volunteers who’ve taken on the duties of welcoming refugees into Germany are making their government look good.

 

Doreen Kutzke’s Yodeling Artistry
Broadcast on PRI’s The World in August, 2012.
A Berlin artist fashions an eclectic career from yodeling.

 

Wooed Women Spice Up Book Sales
Mommies and other women spend their play money on romance novels! Broadcast on Marketplace September, 2009.

 

A Judge’s Call to Duty
Army Reservist and DC District Court Judge  Robert Rigsby makes history as the first  jurist called to serve in Iraq. Judge Rigsby’s family, friends and colleagues gather to honor and see him off. Broadcast on WAMU April 2009.

 

Tales from Ward Eight Part 1
Residents of Washington, D.C.’s Anacostia neighborhood discuss why they feel  city officials ignore their community. Broadcast on WAMU in April, 2009.

 

Tales from Ward Eight Part 2
Residents of Washington, D.C.’s Anacostia neighborhood discuss why they feel  city officials ignore their community. Broadcast on WAMU in April, 2009.

 

The Cherry Blossom Festival
Washington, DC’s Cherry Blossom Festival is a stand-by reliable source of revenue. Broadcast on WAMU in April, 2009.

 

Belt-Tightening at Bread for the City
Flagging revenues force DC non-profit Bread for the City to cut services and benefits for clients and employees. Broadcast on WAMU in March, 2009.

 

DC Residents Volunteer to Monitor Salvadoran Elections
Metropolitan Washington, DC’s  Salvadoran community leaders galvanizes fellow residents to volunteer for an historic election in El Salvador. Broadcast on WAMU in February, 2009.

 

Alice in Puppetland
Allison Heimstead and Sibyl O’Malley collaborate on Alice and the Majestic Guts; staged at the Los Angeles Disney Concert Hall’s Toy Theater Festival in June, 2008.  An interview for KPCC’s Off Ramp.

 

Conversation Booth
A man encourages impromptu community in the Los Angeles, CA suburb of Long Beach. Broadcast on May, 2008 for Weekend America, an American Public Media show.