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Intersection is a podcast that explores the many intersections with the craft of storytelling. From healthcare, public policy, social issues, or even the art of storytelling; Bobby Rettew has spent his career interviewing some of the most interesting people. Now he brings the intersections of storytelling and the narratives that emerge from inside these stories.
||Clean028: Sister Norma||It is one thing to say we have passion and the heart to love all of God’s people. It is another to actively live this out in our daily lives. But one woman not only believes this to her core, she lives it everyday of her life. Sister Norma Pimentel is||1/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean027: Finding Respite||It is February 7, 2017 and we find ourselves in the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center…right downtown McAllen, Texas. McAllen is the largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas, and the twenty-second most populous city in Texas. It is located at||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean026: Walking Humbly||Ministering at the corner of Boulevard and the world is a big statement for a church that has a congregation of roughly 500 people in Anderson, SC. Ellen Sechrest truly believes in this statement fundamentally and each day seeks more missional ways to c||12/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean025: Santa Claus||I just believe...don’t you? It’s that time of the year where kids can be kids and so can us little adults. We just can’t hold it back, admit it...you get a little a little giddy when see jolly ole Kris Kingle. You have the yearning to go crawl up||12/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean024: Desert Reporter (Part Two)||In 2006, I was working for the WCNC-TV Investigative Unit in Charlotte, NC. I was part of the team sent to the U.S.–Mexico border in Arizona in the hopes to find people migrating to the Carolinas. I was sent with the team because I knew the land, the||12/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean023: Desert Reporter (Part One)||In 1998, I found myself in a new job, new city, new state, and really a whole new side of the country. This southern born and bred young adult from South Carolina found himself in Phoenix, Arizona working for, at-the-time, the flagship television statio||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean022: Beyond the Borders||Home is powerful word, powerful state of mind, and a sense of security for those across this United States of America fabric. In part one of this series examining the idea of home inside and outside our borders, we find ourselves in McAllen, Texas.I vis||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean021: Determined Tiger||Tyger Tyger, burning bright, In the forests of the night; What immortal hand or eye, Could frame thy fearful symmetry? I love the last line of this poem, “Could frame thy fearful symmetry.” Fear is a powerful word, powerful feeling, and can even co||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean020: The Clemson Tiger||How many push-ups can you do at one time? I actually cannot remember doing a push-up in years! I wonder what it's like to go down in the record books as the all time push up record holder...for this Tiger, it’s more than a record to beholden. Michael||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean019: Invisible People||Are many Americans one paycheck away from homelessness? Well, after the 2008 financial crash, I assumed yes. A Jan 20, 2018 Marketwatch article says that millions of Americans are one paycheck away from homelessness? Just 39% of Americans say they hav||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean018: Mobile Medicine, Part II||I never thought I would find myself taking a tour of a mobile health clinic, which is more of a visual tour, yet only recording the audio. But that is how this just so happened to transpire. After arriving to see this large vehicle, larger than the bigg||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean017: Mobile Medicine, Part I||What does it mean to have the world’s first 100 percent solar-powered, mobile health clinic? Well, that is just as good as being in the Guinness Book of World Records, I think? But what does that mean for South Carolina, the state where this mobile h||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean016: Victim, Survivor, Crusader||In the many years of telling stories of domestic violence victims and survivors, I have never interviewed someone who has described the actual details of their physical abuse with such specificity and granularity; where her injuries from her abuser were||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean015: We Need More "Skirt"||We all just need a little bit more skirt in our life. Yes...Skirt! Many would feel that this is a male chauvinistic statement especially given the current political and social climate; but it is true. We need more Skirt...that is Skirt Magazine based in||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean014: Miracle Baby||Do you know someone who has experienced infertility? This is one of those tough subjects to talk about not only in mixed company but also around family. It took Sarah and I years to have Rose, and when she was born in 2011, we experienced a miracle espe||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean013: Building Dreams||Homes of Hope has a tremendous vision, providing opportunities for generational change throughout South Carolina. They do this in two ways, by rebuilding communities and rebuilding lives. But what does that really mean? In their 20th year of operations,||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean012: The Fumble||It was the most controversial call during the second week of college football play in the 2018 season. College Station, Texas is the home to the Texas A&M Aggies, home of the 12th man, and they were hosting the second ranked Clemson Tigers for a classic||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean011: Coming Home||In part two of this story, Nick Charalambous had to overcome a terrible cycling accident and chart a path for one of the biggest fights of his life, stage four bone cancer. Nick’s journey is one of a determined spirit, one of spiritual exploration, on||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean010: Faith Journey||If you have ever met Nick...you are drawn in by his British accent and the inner desire to figure out how to spell his last name. Here is why, because you will never forget this man once you shake his hand, so you better know how to spell his last name.||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean009: Master Re-Builder||In 1998 I was recruited by the Chief Photojournalist of KPHO-TV to join one of the best broadcast television visual storytelling teams in the United States. The moment I stepped off the plane in my black suit on a hot summer day in Phoenix, Arizona; Mar||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean008: Climbing for Water||A few years ago the people of Cange, Haiti needed water. Some of them had to walk a thousand feet down the mountain and climb back up lugging 40 pound buckets of water. Today a new system pipes clean water up the mountain and into Cange. A team of Clems||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean007: Social Justice||Since 2013, the Duke Endowment has funded summer literacy programs in North Carolina designed to engage United Methodist rural churches and improve literacy among elementary school students in their communities. These summer literacy programs are provid||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean006: Since John Got Sick||For anyone who has suffered a serious illness, whether personally or with a child; anyone facing the challenges of autoimmune disease; and any medical professionals who have worked to help them, Allison Greene has walked in these shoes. I met Allison i||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean005: Trailblazer, Pioneer, and Bioengineer||In 2017, Dr. Anand Gramopadhye, Dean of the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences, asked Gray Digital Group’s storytelling team to craft a series of stories inspiring the next generation of engineers to attend Clemson University. We i||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004: The Master Storyteller||Most of what hear about America these days outlines our frustrations – the widening gap between the haves and the have-nots, middle class jobs fading away, hate-filled politics that prefers gridlock to compromise. What we know about America mostly com||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003: Leveraging the Domestic Violence Story||Becky Callaham is the executive director of Safe Harbor, a domestic violence organization that serves the upstate of South Carolina. Safe Harbor’s mission is to provide a continuum of services for victims of domestic violence and their children, as we||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002: Listening is Leading||Rep. Gary Clary was first elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives House District 3 seat in 2014. After practicing law in the private sector for 17 years Rep. Clary was elected as a Circuit Judge by the South Carolina General Assembly in 1||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001: The Bridge Builder||Rozalynn “Roz” Goodwin is vice president for engagement and a lobbyist for the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA). Passionate about improving the well-being of populations through health and human services, Rozalynn serves as the primary lin||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Love the art of storytelling
This is such a great podcast with thoughtful stories. Look forward to this show each week.
Great conversations around interesting topics. Looking forward to next week’s episode!
Love seeing this content come out of South Carolina! Can’t wait for more!