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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

    Casual Friday with Kemi Adeyemi and Jodi-Ann Burey

    This week, we say goodbye to the ‘Queen of the skies’ the Boeing 747, Seattle Public School students and educators push for more support for ethnic studies and attack of the fungi goes from silver screen to reality real quick with some stomach churning research. UW professor Kemi Adeyemi and author Jodi-Ann Burey are here to break down the week.

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    Seattle Now

    Casual Friday with Crystal Fincher & Besa Gordon

    This week, a spanking new addition to the Seattle convention center has a hefty price tag. The city teamed up with SDOT to give 10,000 residents in affordable housing free unlimited orca cards. And we take a look at the *inner* beauty the city’s multifamily housing has to offer. Converge media’s Besa Gordon, and political consultant Crystal Fincher join us to break down the week.

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    Seattle Now

    Kshama Sawant wants a bigger bullhorn

    Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant is going national. The Council's most senior member and only socialist says she will launch a national movement to support workers instead of running for re-election.

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    Seattle Now

    Casual Friday with Geraldine DeRuiter and Kurt Schlosser

    The kids are not alright and this week, Seattle and Kent public schools filed lawsuits claiming the big social media companies are partly responsible. The king county council will consider a proposal to ban all cash businesses in some areas. And a bit of shift in the local companies ranking as some of the best employers in the US. We’re breaking down the week with Geekwire's Kurt Schlosser and the Everywhereist’s Geraldine DeRuiter.

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    KUOW Shorts

    Neighbors: Jane Don't

    What happens when your side hustle, your passion, becomes a full time gig? A sudden layoff in 2020 led Seattle drag queen Jane Don’t to put her performance career into overdrive. She invested time into make dresses and wigs and jokes and routines. And after a year of holed up at home, Jane Don’t wanted to show off her hard work. She spoke with Senior producer Brandi Fullwood spoke about pivoting to drag full time and living with fewer regrets. She wants her drag and Seattle drag to be seen in full for what it can really be: weird, like really weird but in a good way.

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    KUOW Shorts

    Neighbors: Pastor Peter Chin

    Burnout can manifest differently across job sectors. Long hours and an intertwined work and home life balance makes things tricky. Since the onset of the pandemic, many clergy members have been wrestling with how to do and be everything their community needs. Some have even considered quitting ministry altogether because it’s too much to handle. “After the pandemic, I really felt like I was at my rope's end in terms of ministry,” Pastor Peter Chin said. Chin is the lead pastor of Rainier Avenue Church, located in the Rainier Valley of Seattle. Senior producer Brandi Fullwood speaks with Pastor Chin about his scheduled sabbatical last year. It was clear he really needed it. But not everyone understood that.

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    Seattle Now

    Seattle food banks are doing the most

    Seattle food banks are giving it all they got these days. In addition to hot meals some spots are stocking the shelves with fresh produce, and connecting people with services like a new driver's license! All of this comes at a high price with soaring demand and inflation. KUOW reporter Ruby De Luna will join us today to tell us more. You can find Ruby De Luna story here on KUOW.org. And, we want to hear from you! Follow us on Instagram @SeattleNowPod, or leave us feedback online: https://www.kuow.org/feedback

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    Seattle Now

    The voter formerly known as 'Soccer Mom'

    White suburban women are one of the key groups of voters who will decide this midterm election. Traditionally, it’s a demographic that’s hard to pin down. And this year, inflation and abortion are shifting the votes, making it hard for candidates to tell who’s got the vote. UW assistant teaching professor and political consultant Cathy Allen will give us some insight.

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    Seattle Now

    Casual Friday with Katie Campbell and Hannah Weinberger

    This week Halloween costumes got a little meta sometimes deviating in the hyper specific, Rep. Pramila Jayapal accidentally hit send on a letter to President Biden, and we’re staying up late…. at the 24 hour pottery studio. We’re breaking down the week with Crosscut’s Hannah Weinberger and KUOW’s Katie Campbell

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    KUOW Shorts

    The Ghost In The River + Chloe Loves Horror

    Our final episode is a two-parter. First, a story from RadioActive about a ghost that lives in the river surrounding a small village in north India. Then, KUOW’s Katy Sewall talks with 3-year-old and then 13-year-old Chloe and her dad, who love horror movies and watch them together.