Transgender Man Embraces Pregnancy – WBUR’s Here & Now

In the summer of 2012 San Francisco launched an ambitious program to house 50 chronically homeless veterans in 100 days. But skyrocketing rents prevented the initiative from working as well as everyone had hoped.
ROLE: Reporter/Producer AIRED: August, 2012 –  Crosscurrents, 91.7 FM KALW
North Gate award for excellence in radio reporting, 2013
The TRUST act would enable California to opt out of several of the requirements of a controversial federal immigration program called Secure Communities. The federal program, known as S-COMM, asks local law enforcement to run the fingerprints of people they arrest through a federal immigration database.
ROLE: Reporter/Producer AIRED: August, 2012 –  Crosscurrents, 91.7 FM KALW
Ten years ago Hurricanes Katrina and Rita displaced more than one million residents from the Gulf Coast. For many of these people, trailers provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency became their homes. But many of the new occupants began getting sick, first with minor ailments like headaches and nosebleeds, then with serious ones like chronic diarrhea and cognitive decline. The culprit was formaldehyde, which emanated from the hastily assembled, substandard materials used to make the trailers. A decade after the storms people are still living in these trailers, often very far from New Orleans and often with no knowledge of their toxicity.
ROLE: Reporter/Producer/Editor AIRED: August 2015 – Distillations podcast. See related video at Grist.org.
Joe Palca is one of the best science storytellers out there. In his 20 years as an NPR science correspondent he’s covered all sorts of obscure topics, from soccer-playing robots and oyster glue to turtle paleontology. He finds the humor in the serious and the thoughtful in the funny, usually by focusing on the human elements of stories.
ROLE: Reporter/Producer/Editor AIRED: March 2014 – Distillations podcast, 91.1 FM WTJU

If you asked people which of their senses they most feared losing, they’d probably say sight or hearing. But what about the ability to smell? We examine what is perhaps our most underrated sense, and ponder life without it.

ROLE: Reporter/Producer/Editor AIRED: September, 2014 – Distillations podcast

We explore the colorful (and sometimes risk-filled) history of pigments and painters, and the conservators who save paintings from the ravages of time and accidental chemistry. We also try to paint like it’s 1699.

ROLE: Reporter/Producer/Editor AIRED: May, 2014 – Distillations podcast, 91.1 FM WTJU
How do you show what the inside of an atom looks like? Or how a scientist feels in the moment of discovery? This episode approaches the human stories of science in a new way: by visualizing them.
ROLE: Reporter/Producer/Editor AIRED: January 2014 – Distillations podcast, August 2014 91.1 FM WTJU
Where can you find a teacup, the molar of a goat, and an arrowhead all in one place? At an urban archaeology site, that’s where. This episode of Distillations goes underground, and reveals the fascinating worlds beneath our city shoes.
ROLE: Reporter/Producer/Editor AIRED: August 2014 – Distillations podcast, October 2014 91.1 FM WTJU