AUDIO: Hosting Midweek on CKCU 93.1 FM

I had the chance to be a host for Midweek, a current affairs show broadcast across Ottawa and produced by graduate and undergraduate journalism students in their final year of study. In addition to hosting, for this show, I also co-produced a Q&A piece previewing the 20th anniversary year of the Ottawa International Writers Festival (4:37) … Continue reading AUDIO: Hosting Midweek on CKCU 93.1 FM

AUDIO: Potential podcast pilot – Diaspora Dialogues: Gold and Trains

I created this short radio piece for my final history project, and I really enjoyed researching, narrating, and editing together this little mini-episode. I'm hoping this is the beginning of a bigger project, as I've had the idea for a podcast featuring people's migration stories for a while. Have a listen, and I hope you … Continue reading AUDIO: Potential podcast pilot – Diaspora Dialogues: Gold and Trains

PHOTO: Lindy hopping on Elgin Street – A glimpse of Ottawa’s swing dance community

On the night of Jan. 25, LIVE on Elgin, a downtown performance venue, came alive with Oxford shoes, twirling skirts, and fast-paced jazz beats, as local swing dance group Bytown Swing hosted a community dance night. While smaller than its Toronto and Montréal counterparts, Ottawa’s swing dance community is vibrant and active, as seen from one Wednesday night. Dancers … Continue reading PHOTO: Lindy hopping on Elgin Street – A glimpse of Ottawa’s swing dance community

VIDEO: NOM NOM NOM – Collab with One Time Stories!

Hey, Internet! Sorry I haven't posted in a while-school, work, and life got in the way. Watch this video from One Time Stories, a fantastic storytelling YouTube channel that I collaborated with to tell a story about food (check me out at 1:10). This channel is a fantastic avenue for storytelling and Leslie does a great … Continue reading VIDEO: NOM NOM NOM – Collab with One Time Stories!