SURVIVING AND THRIVING

April 18, 2019

SURVIVING AND THRIVING

Our show this week is all about surviving and thriving.

Reporter Jesse Clements speaks to female firefights in Berkeley to learn what the Ignite Academy is doing to encourage more girls and women to go into the profession.

Across the country, reporter Meg Shutzer follows two sister on a trip through the US South as they visit the slavery legacy museum and lynching memorial in Montgomery, Alabama and connect with their late father’s family in Savannah, Georgia.

Finally, reporter Amy Mostafa brings us back to the city of Berkeley, where she speaks to students, advisors, and volunteers about taxes, financial literacy, and why in CA we don’t get the conversation started earlier about money.

 

CREDITS:

PRODUCER: Carla Williams
ASSISTANT PRODUCER: Amy Mostafa
ANCHORS: Nina Sparling and Ricky Rodas
REPORTERS: Megan Shutzer, Jesse Clements, Amy Mostafa
ENGINEER: Francesca Fenzi
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Ben Manilla
MUSIC: Beyoncé - Run the World, Lauryn Hill - Black Rage, Junior M.A.F.I.A. - Get Money, Alicia Keys - Girl on Fire



INDIVIDUAL STORIES FROM SHOW

Road trip: a journey through family history

Two sisters take a road trip through the US South to learn more about their family history and the legacy of slavery.

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Taxes, Finances: Why Don’t We Know More?

What is financial literacy? What’s keeping us from it? And should public K-12 schools take on a bigger role in providing finance education?

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Girls on Fire

In 2019, female firefighters make up just four percent of all fire fighters, and even fewer fire chiefs. Reporter Jesse Clements speaks to founder of Berkeley Ignite Academy Jen Ladouceur on how she gets women and girls fired about about firefighting.

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