Telling Stories that Bring People Together

Maria Catanzarite, a local TV reporter for WNDU, offers insight into the day-to-day work of a reporter and the challenges she has faced since the start of the pandemic. Maria shares the types of stories she’s covering in the news these days and why she values feature stories now more than ever. Maria and Dan discuss how news and media in general is perceived by the public, particularly with the advent of social media. She shares how the news can be a source of comfort for many people and how she strives to serve the common good in the ordinary work she does every day.

Center for Social Concerns
About the Podcast:

Speaking of Dignity is a podcast dedicated to listening to the voices of those workers whose labor we recognize as essential but who rarely get an opportunity to share their experiences, expertise, and insights. Our aim is to move toward recognition of the most vulnerable in the working world and expand our imagination of the common good.

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July 27, 2020

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