Seth Samuel

Producer & Engineer

Though Seth Samuel was born in Georgia, he does not have a southern accent. (He wishes he did).  Seth received a degree in music composition from Oberlin Conservatory ('07) and a Masters in Scoring for Film from New York University ('09).  He  joined KALW's Crosscurrents team in January 2010 and KALW's VoiceBox team in January 2011.  According to Facebook, Seth likes 56 things.

Here are three of his favorite radio creations:

Film Fatale

Who needs a guitar to be a rock star?

Don’t Let Your Ears Deceive You: On the art of ventriloquism

 

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4:39pm

Tue August 28, 2012
Politics

Will Durst: The bold choice

A few words on Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick, Paul Ryan: the big-time budget guru of the G.O.P. Everyone keeps calling it a "bold choice." Yeah, well maybe, but you know bold is not always synonymous with good.

Whiskey for breakfast is a bold choice. Spun glass underwear is bold. Four-head dragon tattoos. Passing an 18-wheeler on a blind curve going 80 in the rain – incredibly bold. Just not that necessarily smart.

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5:10pm

Wed August 15, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: August 15, 2012

"Dreamers" become eligible for temporary legal status in the U.S. today; young job seekers get a resume boost with local tech companies; getting thousands of patients and employees at a hospital to recycle (is difficult); reporter Hadley Robinson explores a green waste facility; and Oakland rapper Kreayshawn.

6:32pm

Tue August 14, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: August 14, 2012

A conversation with Adam Tatum, research analyst with California Common Sense, about how local cities will find money to pay health benefits; San Francisco's efforts to house 50 homeless veterans in 100 days; the members of Homes Not Jails are willing to risk jail to give shelter to people in need; and local bandFelsen.

5:05pm

Wed August 8, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: August 8, 2012

Reactions: The Richmond Refinery fire; How much "Oakland" is actually in the Oakland Police Department?; Can a new crop of Oakland cops help build community trust?; Oakland youth view their neighborhoods through a new lens; a Youth Radio Commentary on Gun Violence; and local band Wallpaper.

5:10pm

Tue August 7, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: August 7, 2012

Update on the Chevron Refinery fire with reporter Sean Maher; S-COMM asks local law enforcement to run the fingerprints of people they arrest; a hostel with history in Los Altos; Storycorp: A mother defies her parents to begin a family of her own; and local singer Tim Hockenberry.

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