WESU Archives: Welcome Back Episode 2

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Show:
Welcome Back

Original Aired:
Friday, February 28th, 2014
1:01PM to 2:00PM

Duration:
59 minutes

Posted:
Friday, February 28th, 2014 2:40PM

Tags:
welcomeback thegoodfight laurenellenmccan


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Episode: Welcome Back Episode 2

On this week's episode of "Welcome Back" we talk with Lauren Ellen McCann '09. Some of us remember Laurenellen as Hailey Bop, host of Dimension X, a 1950's radio revival show Laurenellen produced at WESU during her undergraduate studies at Wesleyan.

These days, Laurenellen is the executive producer of The Good Fight with Ben Wikler, a podcast she describes as “a little bit This American Life, a little bit Colbert.” She’s also been a champion for open data and transparency-related policies during her time as the National Policy Manager at the Sunlight Foundation, a nonprofit organization that champions increasing government transparency.

Recently Times Magazine included Laurenellen in their article on the 30 People Under 30 Changing the World.

Click here for a 30 minute conversation feature don this week;s episode of Welcome back with Ben Michael.

Show: Welcome Back

Join us to meet some of the contributors to the rich 75 year legacy of WESU. Some are famous, most are not. Tune in to hear their stories!

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