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Brandi Fullwood

Senior Producer, Soundside

About

Brandi Fullwood is a senior producer for KUOW’s midday show Soundside. She joined KUOW in 2019 as a producer on The Record and was promoted to her current position in 2021. She has produced a range of stories from dinosaur experts to misinformation in the 2020 election. They’ve also produced and reported pieces for other KUOW programs like Seattle Now.

Previously, she worked for The World a co-production of the BBC World Service. She focused on tech, culture, and environment stories. Brandi also led a collaborative project for The World and Smithsonian Folkways. She created pieces and reported on music, culture, and communities like this and this and this.

Brandi has written, produced for NPR Music, Noisey Music, and reported for the New Haven Independent. She grew a love for radio through Middlebury College radio station’s WRMC 91.1 FM.

Location: Seattle

Languages: English

Stories

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    Seattle Now

    A Faith Leader on the Reversal of Roe

    The US supreme court's decision to strike down Roe v Wade Friday was not exactly unexpected ... Even so, we’re probably all going to remember where we were when we learned the news. On this episode of Seattle Now, hear from a local pastor whose faith leads him to mourn the overturning of Roe v Wade.

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    Seattle Now

    All Hike and No Crowds

    Over the course of the pandemic - a lot more of us have hit the trails, which honestly can make them pretty crowded The Washington Trails Association is trying to fix that by recommending less popular hikes. Anna Roth the hiking content manager for the Washington Trails Association will fill us in Related story: Take a trip up Rattlesnake Ledge

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    Seattle Now

    Washington extremists at Idaho Pride event

    For months, anti hate groups and the LGBTQ+ community in Washington warned of escalating violence in our region. Especially as pride month events kicked off. Then on Saturday, 31 men were arrested for a conspiracy to riot at Pride in Park in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Some were our neighbors in King County. Daniel Walters, a reporter for the Inlander in Spokane covers extremism in Washington, he’ll fill us in on what he’s learned so far.

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    Seattle Now

    This SPD video was 17 hours too late and false

    Two years later, we’re still untangling the Seattle Police Department’s response to the 2020 racial justice protests. Carolyn Bick, a reporter for the South Seattle Emerald uncovered a mismatch of messaging. SPD published a video with information they knew to be false. The message in the video got picked up….nationally. Remember the so-called anarchist zone?

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    Seattle Now

    Casual Friday with Erica Barnett and Casey Martin

    This week we found out SPD shared misinformation during the 2020 protests, wedding season is back with force, and why isn't it cool to be a lifeguard any more? We break it down with Publicola's Erica Barnett and KUOW's Casey Martin.

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    Seattle Now

    Yes, inflation is eating up your food budget

    If you're stretching your dollar for groceries, you are not alone. Seattle food banks are trying to help with that. But right now, they are experiencing high demands and a shift in the people who need assistance. Recently it includes people who are not typically food insecure. Seattle Times reporter Daniel Beekman will tell us about what food insecurity and inflation is looking like in our area.

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    Seattle Now

    Casual Friday with Esmy Jimenez and Jeannie Yandel

    This week some local orthographers made it to the semi finals of the Scripts Howard spelling bee. The city had to void 200 thousand parking tickets. And It’s pride month, so get out the rainbow flag! ... but only if you really mean it. KUOW’s Jeannie Yandel and Seattle Times reporter Esmy Jimenez breakdown the week.

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    Seattle Now

    The promise of a good education, a KUOW investigation

    There’s a lot weighing on the promise of a good education. Employability, creativity, and language acquisition – to name a few. Impact Public Schools, the largest public charter school chain in Washington state made a promise to parents and students to provide a good education and more. According to a recent KUOW investigation they are not fulfilling that promise. Ann Dornfeld, a reporter on KUOW's Investigations Team, breaks down her findings from her latest series, Broken Promises, an investigation of Impact Public Schools, the largest charter school chain in Washington state.