Dispatches from the Moth

Explore interviews, storytelling tips, playlists and other Mothy fun curated by our staff and community. New dispatches are posted every other Tuesday.

Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Apr 09, 2018

The Moth Staff Spotlight: Jodi

by Diane Cardoso

As a storytelling organization, we sure have a lot of story-worthy staff members! Join us once a week for a spotlight on one of our Moth wizards. This week, meet Jodi Powell: associate producer. Name: Jodi Powell Title: Associate Producer for the StorySLAM and Mainstage DepartmentHometown: Wesleyan, Thompson Town District, Jamaica What would the title of the day in your life at The Moth be? "Always Chasin...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Mar 31, 2018

The Moth Staff Spotlight: Chloe

by Diane Cardoso

As a storytelling organization, we sure have a lot of story-worthy staff members! Join us once a week for a spotlight on one of our Moth wizards. This week, meet Choe Salmon: associate producer and pun-extraordinaire. Name: Chloe Salmon Title: Associate Producer Hometown: Wichita, Kansas ...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Mar 27, 2018

A Look at Global Stories of Women and Girls

by Diane Cardoso

In 2014, the Moth Community Program began conducting workshops with global health and development experts through a partnership with the Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship. This led to the establishment later that year of the Moth Global Community Program, with a mission to help develop and elevate true, personal stories from extraordinary individuals in the Global South. By honoring a broad range of individual experience, the Global Community Program seeks to challenge dominant narrativ...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Feb 05, 2018

A Brief Update About The Moth Podcast in 2018

by Liam O'Brien

If you're a subscriber to the Moth Podcast (and if you're not—get on that!), you may have noticed something a little different last week. Namely, that there were two new episodes in your feed, versus the usual one. No, you're not dreaming! We're trying something new. When we air one of our favorite repeat episodes of The Moth Radio Hour on your local public radio station, you'll now be able to listen to that episode the following Tuesday on our podcast feed. Then, just a few days later ...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Sep 15, 2017

Teacher Spotlight On...Tara Zinger

by The Moth Education Program

Moth Teachers: welcome back to the school year! We’ll be featuring some of our AMAZING Moth Curriculum Partners throughout the year, asking them to share tips and tricks for using Moth stories and storytelling in their classrooms. If you’d like to be a Curriculum Partner this year, you can apply here. If you’d like to be featured on Spotlight, just email us at education@themoth.org. And stay tuned at the end of the post for some exciting announcements! We’re thrilled to welcome Tara Zinger as ou...

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