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The Labor of Long Covid

I pitched, contributed research and co-conducted interviews for a Start Here Labor Day special episode on long Covid’s widespread impact on the American workforce, especially among young workers.



I also contributed to Anne Flaherty’s ABC News digital report on this ‘mass disabling event’.



From January 2022 to January 2024 I was a weekly producer on Start Here, ABC News’ flagship daily podcast.

You’ll find my work in pitching, booking, and producing audio journalism on artifical intelligence & labor, techno music’s role in conflict cleanup, and general political theater.

Sometimes those podcast bookings become live television bookings, like this ABC News Live segment on AI interns, that began on Start Here:



Here are more projects I worked on at ABC News:
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