Local, USA: Crossing the Divide
5 reporters, 1 van. At a time of deep divisions in America, five young journalists travel together across the country to find hidden stories in every corner of the United States. From red states to blue states, the team explores the issues that divide us and discover the stories that unite us.
Local, USA: G is for Gun: The Arming of Teachers in America
Arming teachers was practically unheard of five years ago. But after multiple incidents in schools across America, 13 states have adopted this practice. One such place is Sidney, OH where the school system has decided to take security into their own hands. Explore the complex and often divisive issue of staff carrying guns in G IS FOR GUN.
Doc World: Los Comandos and Towards the North
Every year, thousands flee the gang violence of Central America in hopes of a better life. In Los Comandos, 16-year-old paramedic Mimi must decide if she will stay in El Salvador or risk her life helping others. Towards the North is an intimate look into the battles of asylum seekers on the run through the eyes of Nelly and daughter Joseline.
Doc World: Sky and Ground
With the worsening refugee crisis, more families are fleeing the violence in their home countries in hopes of finding safety elsewhere. Sky and Ground follows a Syrian family on their three-month journey from Greece to Germany. Facing setbacks, heartaches and threats of deportation, their determination propels them towards a better future.
America ReFramed: Bidder 70
Fueled by a desire to safeguard thousands of acres of pristine land near national parks, Tim DeChristopher outbid industry giants and disrupted a controversial oil and gas lease auction as bidder #70. Bidder 70 traces Tim’s growth from concerned citizen and student of economics at the University of Utah to climate justice activist and leader.
Local, USA: Opioids from Inside
Follow the journey of three women, all mothers, who have served time in New York State jails for opioid-related crimes. Growing up, these women dreamed of having a family, a career. But these women are not simply addicts, they are mothers and daughters, they are loved and feared, they are abusers and victims, but most of all, they are humans.
Stories from the Stage: Wanderlust
It’s nearly universal - to explore the world and in doing so, learning something about yourself. Julian finds the meaning of home on a road trip; Jeffrey delivers a perfect show to a deserted bar; and Renata goes ghost hunting and discovers we all have a zany side. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Wanderlust, hosted by Wes Hazard.
Stories from the Stage: Uh Oh
“It seemed like a good idea at the time...” Paul fears for his job after posting a saucy FAQ; Ken and his friends discover that staging a public fight can have hair-raising consequences; and Bruce reveals the thrills - and the ultimate downside - of a shoplifting spree. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Uh Oh, hosted by Mike Tow.