What’s Happening Here

What’s Happening Here is a podcast about pivotal moments in people’s lives— it’s about who we are and the stories we tell. Whether it’s having a baby, getting married, moving to a new town, each season host Katie Shepherd spends time with people telling their stories during the major events of their lives.What’s Happening Here is a podcast about pivotal moments in people’s lives that define who we are and the stories we tell. Whether it’s having a baby, getting married, moving to a new town, each season we’ll spend time with people telling their stories during the major events in their lives.

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Katie Shepherd

Katie Shepherd is the host of What’s Happening Here produced by The Listening Booth. She grew up in North Carolina and previously worked as a high school English teacher. After acquiring a M.A. from The University of Manchester, Katie moved to New York City and has since produced content for BBC Radio 1 Stories, This Is DIY Radio, Our Unwritten Books and Fuse FM and volunteered at Bbox Radio and Electric Literature. Katie has interned at Terrorbird Media and The Center for Fiction and worked at WORD Bookstore and McNally Jackson Bookstore. Previously, she drove a mobile library around the country for The Sketchbook Project, stopping at art galleries throughout the country for exhibitions. Katie has also attended The Prague Summer Residency and the Xochi Quetzal Residency and will be studying at Columbia University in the fall for a MFA in Creative Nonfiction. Katie believes the two best things in life are a good avocado and a good story.