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Caroline Chamberlain Gomez

Podcast Producer

About

Caroline is a producer for KUOW's daily news podcast Seattle Now. She has produced stories on everything from our southern resident killer whales to Washington's chaotic redistricting process. Additionally, she created the podcast's popular Friday show "Casual Friday." Previously at KUOW, she produced Battle Tactics For Your Sexist Workplace and Second Wave. Before KUOW, she produced DnA: Design and Architecture and Good Food at KCRW in Los Angeles. She got her start in radio at UCLA where she worked for the small but mighty radio team on The Daily Bruin.

Location: Seattle

Languages: English, conversational German

Pronouns: she/her

Podcasts

Stories

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    Seattle Now

    Casual Friday with Eula Scott Bynoe and Andrew Walsh

    This week, Mayor Bruce Harrell unveiled a new budget that doubles down on policing. A new study determined a lot of people love Seattle and that a lot of people hate it too, and the Kraken is getting ready to introduce a new mascot. hmmm wonder what that’s going to look like. Podcaster Eula Scott Bynoe and TBTL’s Andrew Walsh break it all down.

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    Seattle Now

    Designing an ~intentional~ hybrid work plan

    It looks like hybrid work schedules are here to stay for many of us. That’s especially true in Seattle, where we have the second highest number of remote workers in the country. That comes with some benefits, but also some tension. Anne Helen Petersen is the co-author of Out of Office: The Big Problem and Bigger Promise of Working from Home, and she explains how Seattle workplaces can be more intentional with their remote and hybrid work plans.

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    Seattle Now

    Spider Season Returns

    You may have noticed... It’s spider season. Their webs are everywhere right now, but don't run away. We’re revisiting our conversation with the Burke Museum’s arachnid guy Rod Crawford. He’ll tell us what spiders we’re seeing, and how much you should worry about them getting into our houses.

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    Seattle Now

    Starbucks invests in a frappufuture

    Last week, Starbucks unveiled a new strategy that pivots its focus from a cozy Italian cafe to one where icy, customizable drinks take center stage. To get there, the coffee giant plans to invest roughly 450 million in new equipment to make things more efficient for customers and Baristas. Like a new Clover machine the company says will produce freshly ground, freshly brewed, hot coffee in just 30 seconds. Business Insider reporter Mary Meisenzahl explains.

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    Seattle Now

    Casual Friday with Mike Davis and Chase Burns

    The long-anticipated West Seattle Bridge reopening is finally (almost here. Russell Wilson had a dramatic and disappointing return to Seattle… AND here in Washington we have our work cut out for us if we’re going to improve traffic safety We unpack it all with The Seattle Times’s Chase Burns and KUOW’s Mike Davis.

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    Seattle Now

    Three finalists for SPD chief

    Seattle is getting closer to finding a new police chief. And there are 3 finalists in the running. Crime, police reform, and public safety are top priorities. We’ll hear about the selection process from Seattle Times reporter Sarah Grace Taylor.

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    Seattle Now

    Seattle Now: Fighting fire west of the Cascades

    Seattleites often experience wildfire season through the suffocating smoke of blazes burning over in eastern Washington or British Columbia. But this weekend the Bolt Creek fire scorched nearly 8,000 acres here in western Washington. Former firefighter Amanda Montei says this is a shift, and we’ll have to expect more fires like this in the future.

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    Seattle Now

    Casual Friday with Esmy Jimenez and Justin Shaw

    This week Seattle teachers went on strike. The Mariners invited fans to take their work to the ballgame. And Seattle Storm legend Sue Bird played her last WNBA game. We unpack it all with Esmy Jimenez of the Seattle Times and Seattle Weather Blog’s Justin Shaw.

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    Seattle Now

    Seattle teachers on the picket lines

    School was supposed to start yesterday. Instead of coming to classrooms full of students, Seattle public school teachers donned red shirts and took to the picket lines to strike. Teachers are striking for competitive pay, adequate classroom support, and a better teacher to student ratio for Special Education classrooms. In fact, Seattle's Special Education program has been a core issue at the bargaining table. We went to a few schools to talk with teachers and educators about why they are striking and the issues that are important to them.