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Sinopsis

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

Episodios

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

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

    26/02/2014 Duración: 04min

    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.

  • James Craven, perfume salesman: #Radiostory by @jobarratt

    James Craven, perfume salesman: #Radiostory by @jobarratt

    23/02/2014 Duración: 09min

    "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’. Here, he talks through some of the experiences that have led him to where he is today and shares with us some of the scents that have stood out for him. Produced by Jo Barratt http://lifeinscents.com

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

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

    29/05/2013 Duración: 05min

    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 has discovered that there is a price for the fear that others want her to feel. Listen to more of her work on

  • Jeremy Smith, plumbing supplier: #Radiostory via Liz Massey

    Jeremy Smith, plumbing supplier: #Radiostory via Liz Massey

    23/05/2013 Duración: 06min

    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. Produced by Liz Massey

  • Tabitha Fitzsimmons, street performer: #Radiostory via Daniel Gross

    Tabitha Fitzsimmons, street performer: #Radiostory via Daniel Gross

    22/02/2013 Duración: 05min

    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, she hadn't said a word for two and a half hours. http://www.prx.org/pieces/68948

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

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

    22/02/2013 Duración: 05min

    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.

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

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

    05/02/2013 Duración: 50min

    Reposted with permission from American Public Media's thestory.org.

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

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

    05/02/2013 Duración: 50min

    Reposted with permission from American Public Media's thestory.org.

  • Dennis Clemishaw, cranberry farmer: #Radiostory by Eric Drachman

    Dennis Clemishaw, cranberry farmer: #Radiostory by Eric Drachman

    31/01/2013 Duración: 08min

    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 2012 harvest and we learn about some of the risks the Clemishaws will have to navigate. Produced by on PRX.

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

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

    31/01/2013 Duración: 02min

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

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

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

    23/01/2013 Duración: 03min

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

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

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

    23/01/2013 Duración: 05min

    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 Mexico. Here's part of his story (produced by

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

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

    21/01/2013 Duración: 04min

    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 her work at aviatrixkim.com

  • Marcia Mello, busker: #Radiostory by Mallory Falk

    Marcia Mello, busker: #Radiostory by Mallory Falk

    21/01/2013 Duración: 04min

    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 by Mallory Falk. Check out more of her work at http://malloryfalk.wordpress.com

  • Barbara Blada, housekeeper: Original #radiostory by Sara Robberson

    Barbara Blada, housekeeper: Original #radiostory by Sara Robberson

    29/10/2012 Duración: 03min

    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, TX called Friendly Housekeeper Cleaning Services. Produced by Sara Robberson, http://storyanddesign.com

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