Audio Samples

 

PRI's The World: Syrian expat orchestra gives back

BY CATHERINE GIRARDEAU

When we think of Syria, we usually think of war, misery and desperate refugees. Classically trained bassist Raed Jazbeh is trying to change that image.

Reported and produced by Catherine Girardeau for PRI's The World.

 

 

Making Senses: Distillations Podcast episode 219

BY CATHERINE GIRARDEAU

For many biohackers, the future hasn’t gotten here fast enough. Like Nic Fox, who has a device embedded in his chest that vibrates whenever he faces magnetic north, they’re ready to be cyborgs now. Catherine Girardeau reports for the Distillations podcast.

 


 

 

APM's Weekend America: Jamming 101

BY CATHERINE GIRARDEAU

"Jamming 101: A Classical Violinist's Foray into Bluegrass" was produced by Catherine Girardeau for American Public Media's Weekend America. Edited by Jim Gates.

 

 

Syrian doctor escapes war but faces new challenges

BY CATHERINE GIRARDEAU

Syrian opthamologist, activist and poet Abdelwahhab Azzawi escaped two war zones – in Syria and Yemen – and received asylum in Germany. He feels lucky to be alive, and to be practicing medicine in Germany. But there are still challenges: being accepted, being seen. In this profile, Azzawi tells his story and reads one of his poems to reporter Catherine Girardeau. 

 

Codebreaker: World-building

BY MARKETPLACE

In this excerpt from Codebreaker: Listen, decode, and decide: Can world-building save us? Marketplace producer Catherine Girardeau brings us this story of how Scripps scientists surf with sensors.

 

SFO Museum: Clipper Glory: The dawn of ocean air transport

BY EARPRINT PRODUCTIONS

Excerpt from a three-part podcast celebrating the 75th anniversary of the first trans-Pacific ocean air service. Written and produced by Earprint Productions in collaboration with the SFO Aviation Museum.