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The Storytellers Project Podcast

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True, first-person stories from neighbors and notables initially told live, now curated for you. New episodes every Tuesday with host Megan Finnerty, founder of The Storytellers Project featuring stories coached and curated by USA TODAY NETWORK newsrooms.

True, first-person stories from neighbors and notables initially told live, now curated for you. New episodes every Tuesday with host Megan Finnerty, founder of The Storytellers Project featuring stories coached and curated by USA TODAY NETWORK newsrooms.
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United States

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USA Today

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True, first-person stories from neighbors and notables initially told live, now curated for you. New episodes every Tuesday with host Megan Finnerty, founder of The Storytellers Project featuring stories coached and curated by USA TODAY NETWORK newsrooms.

Language:

English

Contact:

602.444.8605


Episodes

Episode 12: Stories about Home

11/14/2017
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A young woman realizes her home but what’s most important is keeping the family together. After leaving home due to a hurricane, a man realizes his true home lies with the one he loves. A Sikh young man strives to bring his love for his religion and culture to the community he lives in. Storytellers Anel Arriola, Ruben Diaz, and JJ Kapur share moving stories of home in this episode of The Storytellers Project Podcast. For more stories like these, visit www.storytellersproject.com.

Duration:00:24:15

Episode 11: Stories about growing up, part 2

11/7/2017
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Trying to fit in a dress for her brother’s wedding, a young woman tries to resist temptation. Basketball is life for one young woman, but she finds there is more to life than the game she's loved since age 6. A younger brother recognizes the humanity in his older brother, diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, due to an unexpected source of inspiration. Storytellers Kathy Cano Murillo, Jacqui Kalin, and Jordan Collins share stories united by the idea of growing up on this episode of The...

Duration:00:26:17

Episode 10: Stories about life and death

10/30/2017
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Through helping others one man finds life after addiction. A veteran gets help with PTSD after nearly ending his own life. A woman’s father stops at nothing to find her lost body after a failed attempt to cross the US-Mexico border. Storytellers Brad Schmitt, Ryan Kitchell, and Alfredo Gutierrez share stories of life, death, and dealing with the gravity of both in this episode of The Storytellers Podcast. For more stories like these, visit www.storytellersproject.com.

Duration:00:30:03

Episode 5: Stories about motherhood

9/19/2017
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A new mother and celebrity chef finds home in the place her son is born. One woman learns about being a mother through her work as a journalist. A woman shares her love for her son through stories of his progress in school. Storytellers Maneet Chauchan, Siobhan McAndrew, and Karina Bland grow as moms and people in this episode of The Storytellers Project Podcast. These moms have something to share with you. For more stories like these, visit www.storytellersproject.com.

Duration:00:25:52

Episode 4: Stories about dating

9/12/2017
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A man endeavors to find love through dating apps, but there’s hope. A young man takes a chance on the transatlantic love of his life. A woman struggles with loving herself and healing from heartbreak. Storytellers Ron May, Clement Chung, and Netta Tasevoli share stories about their experiences with dating, love, and heartbreak. For more stories like these, visit www.storytellersproject.com.

Duration:00:29:19

Episode 3: Stories about our twenties

9/5/2017
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A man explores brotherhood and revenge through sports. A woman discovers her new adventure will mean leaving someone behind. Moving to the Queen City from Chicago turns out to be a part of a "slow-motion" mistake for one man. Phillip Harder, Alexandra Smith, and Chris Varias share stories of what it’s like to be in your twenties in this episode of The Storytellers Project Podcast. For more stories like these, visit www.storytellersproject.com

Duration:00:26:35

Episode 1: Stories about food

8/20/2017
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An attempt to join a special club at work goes awry. A family’s Asian restaurant falls from grace. A traumatic Thanksgiving school play leads one woman to question tradition. Storytellers Kathy Cano Murrillo, Linh Ta, and Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz share food-related stories about family and understanding each other. For more stories like these, visit www.storytellersproject.com

Duration:00:24:58

New Podcast Trailer: The Storytellers Project Podcast

8/10/2017
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A brand new podcast hosted by Megan Finnerty where strangers talk about their feelings. This uniquely personal and refreshing podcast features true, first-person stories from live storytelling events from The Storytellers Project, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK. Some stories are funny, some are harrowing. All are coached by journalists from the USA TODAY NETWORK and told live, then recorded and shared here. Season 1 starts August 22, 2017 with new episodes every Tuesday. Subscribe now on...

Duration:00:01:59