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Since 2008 I’ve been Hosting and producing Back Fence PDX, a live storytelling series. A la This American Life, people from all walks of life tell true stories based on a theme.

In January of 2013 Back Fence PDX: Russian Roulette was added to the lineup. Eight seasoned storytellers spin a wheel, they receive a prompt for a story —and here’s the catch — they only have 5 minutes to come up with their 5 minute story.

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Radio + Podcast In 2011 a mix of past stories began airing on Oregon Public Broadcasting. Our podcast is set to begin airing in Fall of 2013 — this half hour show will showcase stories not fit to air on public radio.

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The Moth is the nations most popular podcast and I am lucky enough to produce the Moth StorySLAM here in Portland. The Slam is like an open mic, where 10 people are chosen out of a hat to tell stories based on the month’s theme.

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