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radio reporter & multimedia storyteller

My Radio work includes a stint as Multimedia Reporter for the NPR affiliate in Charlotte, NC (WFAE) producing national stories for NPR and daily news features & videos on Travel, Culture, Politics, Education & Healthcare. 

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A shoeshiner Gives Back


A shoeshiner Gives Back


Getnet Marsha, who grew up in Ethiopia, is good at what he does. His work is his craft. He’s immensely proud of his 20-step shining process, which includes massaging the shoes like knotted muscles. He’s a talker. He tells shoeshine stories like he’s a veteran slugger recounting rookie-year highlights.
— NPR
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GAY MARRIAGE, Black Voters & Obama


GAY MARRIAGE, Black Voters & Obama


A solid majority of the North Carolina’s African-American voters approved a constitutional amendment defining marriage as heterosexual. The very next day, President Obama publicly endorsed same-sex marriage. How did that affect black support of the president?
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Hungarian Blues


Hungarian Blues


Little G Weevil is a Hungarian-born Blues musician living in Atlanta’s suburban sprawl. When he talks, you know he had to come from Budapest. But when he sings, it’s like he’s stepping right off of Beale Street in Memphis.
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the Authentic Us Podcast


the Authentic Us Podcast


Authentic Us is a nationally distributed, storytelling podcast that explores our culture through food, art, music, land, literature and characters. The sound-rich platform first launched in the Spring of 2013 as Authentic South and was licensed to and aired on dozens of public radio stations across the country.