Karen Hendricks is honored to have had the opportunity to develop a revamped, magazine-style format for TheBurg Podcast, a product of TheBurg magazine, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, drawing on her 16 years of past experience in radio news.

As host and producer of TheBurg Podcast from March 2020 to March 2023, Karen grew podcast listenership, over the previous format, more than 500%.

TheBurg Podcast received three prestigious podcast journalism awards in its first two years, including: First place, Pennsylvania podcasts, Excellence in Journalism, Society of Professional Journalists, Keystone Chapter, 2021.

Resilience Resurfaces TheBurg Podcast

Resilience is a muscle many of us flexed, or became aware of, amid the pandemic. And it’s very much still in our vocabulary!   ·         How do we build resilience against health issues and disease, especially among Latinos? ·         And, in a region where many of us see the Susquehanna River and its creeks and streams every day, how do we build resilience against climate change and Pennsylvania’s number one threat, flooding?   Our guests include: George Fernandez, CEO, Culture & Culture Jeff Jumper, Emergency Management Program Manager for Resiliency, with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Andrew Dehoff, Executive Director, Susquehanna River Basin Commission   This podcast is sponsored by Fleet Feet Mechanicsburg and their brand-new Fleet Feet Harrisburg location, in the High Pointe Commons shopping plaza.   This episode marks a banner anniversary! It’s been three years since we launched TheBurg Podcast in this magazine-style format. Thanks for listening, sharing and helping the podcast grow!   Backstories that coordinate with this episode include: Reaching Up, Reaching Back: George Fernandez | A Change in the Weather: Pennsylvania’s emergency management and environmental experts explain climate change | Capital Region Water: Clean Water Plan   And: April 6 event info: Karen Hendricks hosts Midtown Scholar author chat   TheBurg Podcast is hosted and produced by award-winning Harrisburg-area journalist Karen Hendricks. Visit her website and subscribe to her free monthly writer’s newsletter at WriterKarenHendricks.com.   Every month, TheBurg Podcast expands stories from the pages of TheBurg magazine because “there’s always more to the story.” TheBurg is a monthly community magazine based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Lawrance Binda, publisher/editor.   TheBurg Podcast has received three prestigious podcast journalism awards over the past two years, including First place, Excellence in Journalism, Society of Professional Journalists, Keystone Chapter, 2021.
  1. Resilience Resurfaces
  2. Unsung Heroes of Harrisburg
  3. Head to Toe
  4. Science and Storytellers
  5. Life Lessons
  6. Kick-A** Women
  7. Doing the Right Thing
  8. Full Court Press
  9. About Time
  10. A Dog Named Pursuit

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