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Podcasts on the topic of “First Try” 4 results

First Time: First Try - Anna Jensen

Anna Jensen originally hails from the verdant plains of Iowa, where she majored in Linguistics and co-founded the improv troupe Paperback Rhino (consistently ranked as one of the top college improve troupes in the nation) at the University of Iowa in 2003.  Since making Chicago her home, Anna has set down roots in the podcasting community as co-host of Babes Watch Buffy, an intersectional feminist discussion of the cult classic TV show Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

She's also a member of the Board of Directors for Upswing Advocates, a non-profit that conducts research and provides sliding scale services for the LGBTQIA community in Chicago and beyond.  By day, she makes her scratch doing business development for the print publishing company Guerrero Media.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer: Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Asim Ali, Melissa Karalis, and Jenn Rourke.

(This recording includes explicit language and details).

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Topics: anna jensen, first time, first time three band, first try, jenn rourke

First Time: First Try - Mike Nikolich

Mike Nikolich hosts a Friday shift on CHIRP Radio from noon to 3 pm. After working in the public relations field for 33 years, including founding, building and selling his PR firm, Tech Image, Mike retired in 2012, got bored and earned his MBA from Northern Illinois University. He currently is director of NIU's digital marketing program and is a full-time instructor. Mike has been married to Susan for 33 years and they have two daughters, Jessica and Christine, plus a Golden Doodle named Kramer, who occasionally appears on WCIU-TV ads promoting "Seinfeld."

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer: Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Asim Ali, Melissa Karalis, and Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: first time, first try, jenn rourke, mike nikolich

First Time: First Try - Damien James

Self-taught artist and writer Damien James has participated in over 80 exhibitions since 2005, and his writing has been published in New City and The Reader, on Art21.org and badatsports.com, among other places. He is an avid walker and sings in the shower regularly.

Event produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast Producer: Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Asim Ali, Melissa Karalis, and Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: damien james, first time, first try, jenn rourke, martyrs

First Time: First Try - Sam Trump

Sam Trump is a multi-instrumentalist/singer/songwriter from Houston, TX, and has been a student of music from first picking up the trumpet at age 7. Since moving to Chicago in 2009 to obtain his fine arts degree in music, he has become heavily involved in Chicago's live music scene as a band leader, sideman, mentor, and show curator. Wherever he is, Sam Trump is known for creating an experience that is best described as sophisticated & soulful.

 

The First Time is produced and directed by Julie Mueller with Assistant Producer Bobby Evers and Host Jenn Sodini. Podcast produced by Jenn Rourke. Recorded by Melissa Karalis, Asim Ali, and Jenn Rourke.

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Topics: bobby evers, first time, first try, jenn rourke, julie mueller, live lit, martyrs, north center, sam trump, sidewalk chalk, storytelling