Sacred Flight (Producer)

Music thanatology is the study of music for end of life care. I independently produced an audio piece which explores a story told by Kieran Schnabel, a music thanatologist and harpist for the harpist hospice organization called SacredFlight in Portland, OR.

Shown by the Media Institute for Social Change in Portland, OR (2017), Emerging Artist Exhibit in Beekman Arts District in Saratoga Springs, NY (2018) as well as the Lucy Scribner Library Exhibit at Skidmore College (2019)

Pass the Mic: Seasons 1 – 7 (Co-Founder, Manager & Producer)

Pass the Mic is a student-run radio show, community, and artistic platform serving people of color, people with disabilities, international, immigrant, refugee, LGBTQ+, and economically disadvantaged communities on Skidmore College’s campus and beyond to share their unfiltered experiences. Each week, a guest from our communities are invited to come on-air to share stories, art, and topics that are meaningful to them.

Now on its 9th season, our four-person team has grown to 15 student hosts, producers, editors, designers, DJ’s, and photographers; our weekly show and exclusive content has featured over 80 guests, and our reach has expanded beyond 5,000 listeners spread across 50 countries and cities.

My duties have consisted of:
•managing the audio recording, production & archiving of the weekly live shows & exclusive interviews
•overseeing and managing team workflow and organization
•photography and film work of live show, events, and exclusive content
•website and social media upkeep
•mentoring underclassmen how to take on audio tech, photography, and leadership skills
•representing Pass the Mic at the 2018 Oral History Association Conference held in Concordia University, Montreal as well as the 2019 Third Coast International Audio Festival in Chicago, IL

Listen to episodes and exclusive content from Seasons 1-8 here

Listen live Fridays from 5-6 on WSPN 91.1

Check out our website here

StoryCenter: Podcast Storytelling Workshop(Curriculum Designer & Co-Facilitator)

Spearheaded StoryCenter’s first podcasting workshop that included:

  • An exploration of how to craft a podcast segment through the Eight Steps of Podcast Storytelling: scene, insight, emotion, description, representation, assemblage, context, and sharing. Feedback on your podcast’s overall identity and shape through a Story Circle group process.
  • Discussions of important podcasting topics including: the ethics of representation, intellectual property, copy-safe production, and narrative approaches to editing. 
  • Tutorials aimed at writing and recording narration, recording remote interviews, audio editing, and finishing production. 
  • Individual feedback and support on your culminating podcast segment.
  • Group sharing of completed podcast episodes.

Learn more here.

Where Clinical Psychology Meets Virtual Reality (Producer)

An interview with psychology professor at Skidmore College, Professor Casey Schofield about the use of VR in her teaching and research. This was made for Skidmore College’s LEDS technologist team in an effort to spread awareness for the use of VR in the classroom across campus.

Contemplations & Video Games (Producer)

A conversation with two Gen Zer’s about their relationship to video games and reflections on societal limitations and future possibilities for the medium.