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Caroline Chamberlain Gomez

Podcast Producer

About

Caroline Chamberlain is KUOW’s podcast producer. Currently she is the producer of Second Wave, an American story that begins in Vietnam. Previously, she produced segments for KUOW’s midday news show The Record. Before moving to Seattle, Caroline was the Managing Producer of KCRW’s DnA, a show about design and architecture in Los Angeles and beyond. While at KCRW, she also worked on Good Food, hosted by Evan Kleiman. Born and raised in Southern California, she received her undergraduate degree at UCLA where she studied history and also worked for The Daily Bruin.

Podcasts

Stories

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    Spiders in your house and yard

    It’s spider season here in the Pacific Northwest. Well, actually for just two types of spiders, but these are ones you’re most likely to notice. Burke Museum curator of arachnids Rod Crawford shares what we need to know about the giant house spider and European orb weaver.

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    Remembering the pandemic through objects

    While the pandemic is still raging, there are efforts to ensure we never forget how it has altered our lives. The Washington State History Museum is collecting artifacts (both tangible and digital) to commemorate how Washingtonians have experienced Covid. Head curator Margaret Wetherbee talks about the items they've collected so far and why it's important to document the pandemic while it's still happening.

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    Casual Friday: Spider season

    King County is making plans to verify vaccine status, there's some hope for the Mariners and it's spider season in the Pacific Northwest.

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    A local effort to help Afghan refugees

    Afghan refugees are headed to Washington, and some Seattle-area Vietnamese Americans who see parallels to their own stories are determined to help them. We hear from Thanh Tan and Jefferey Vu, co-founders of a local refugee aid effort called Viets4Afghans.

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    What's going on with Compassion Seattle?

    There’s one ballot measure that’s been driving a lot of the talk around Seattle’s elections this year: Compassion Seattle. And there are some recent twists in the conversation. We talk with Seattle Times staff reporter Scott Greenstone, who covers homelessness.

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    How cities can change along with the PNW climate

    The causes of June’s deadly heatwave are still being studied, but the early science says the usually mild PNW can expect more blistering heat, and more often. We get a picture of how it played out around the city, and hear from a climate scientist about how Seattle can adapt.

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    Get ready for smoke season

    Another week of warm, breezy summer weather here in Seattle. But east of the mountains, they’re dealing with extreme fire danger. We’ll here more about the fast start to this year's wildfire season and what you can do to prepare from Northwest News Network correspondent Anna King.

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    This guy just survived 9 days lost in the woods

    Andrew Devers set out to hike the Pratt River Trail near North Bend one morning, and didn't come back until he was rescued nine days later. He tells KUOW's Kim Malcolm how he survived on a can of SpaghettiOs and some berries.

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    What's driving the price of wood through the roof?

    Bought any 2x4s lately? Then you already know that the cost of lumber is sky high. It's up fivefold over pre-pandemic prices, according to one industry source. We turn to Vox economy reporter Emily Stewart for an explanation of what's going on.