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MISSION Story Slam Podcast
30 minutes | Sep 13, 2022
MISSION Story Slam - Martha Sharkey, Today Is A Good Day
When the pandemic hit, MISSION Story Slam went online. And the winner of MISSION Story Slam 6 - over one year ago - was Martha Sharkey, Co-Founder and CEO of Today Is A Good Day, a nonprofit that helps parents manage the challenges of the NICU and premature birth. After so long, Michael Schweisheimer of PWPvideo caught up with Martha to talk about her story and her continuing mission on the MISSION Story Slam Podcast
31 minutes | Aug 30, 2022
This Is My Brave - Erin Gallagher
Something a little different from MISSION Story Slam. In this episode we spotlight an organization we love and support, This Is My Brave, which uses storytelling to empower individuals to put their names and faces on their true stories of recovery from mental illness and addiction. Michael Schweisheimer talks with Executive Director Erin Gallagher about the upcoming This Is My Brave event and the Jaywalkers22 event coming up this month.
40 minutes | Aug 31, 2021
MISSION Story Slam - Jared Fenton
This episode was over a year in the making. Like so many other things it was put on hold by COVID, then rescheduled, then postponed again. Here, finally is Michael Schweisheimer’s (second) conversation with Jared Fenton, founder of The Reflect Organization and winner of MISSION STory Slam 5: #Stay Home Edition
39 minutes | Mar 9, 2020
MISSION Story Slam - Anuj Gupta
Anuj Gupta is the manager of Philadelphia's famed Reading Terminal Market. He's also a veteran MISSION Story Slam storyteller and judge. He talks with PWPvideo's Michael Schweisheimer about helping people find common ground over shared meals.
34 minutes | Feb 9, 2020
MISSION Story Slam - Dave Davies
Veteran Journalist and Broadcaster, Dave Davies of NPR's Fresh Air joins Michael Schweisheimer on the MISSION Story Slam Podcast to talk about Philly politics, journalism and much more. Dave was the Crowd Favorite Storyteller at MISSION Story Slam 2: Saving Democracy.
30 minutes | Dec 20, 2019
MISSION Story Slam Podcast - G. Benjamin Bingham
Good Luck or Bad Luck? Who can tell? G. Benjamin Bingham, CFP talks with Michael Schweisheimer about the future of investing with an emphasis on making the world a better place.
31 minutes | Nov 12, 2019
MISSION Story Slam Podcast - Corinne O'Connell
PWPvideo Executive Producer Michael Schweisheimer talks with Corinne O’Connell of Habitat For Humanity to talk about how she uses storytelling to help build homes and lives in Philadelphia.
23 minutes | Oct 16, 2019
MISSION Story Slam Podcast - Laura Lacy
PWPvideo Executiver Producer Michael Schweisheimer talks with MISSION Story Slam 4 winner (and Crowd Favorite) Laura Lacy. Laura and her husband Todd are the founders of Attic Brewing in Germantown Philadelphia. Laura talks about building a brewery that not only serves great beer, but serves the community as well.
37 minutes | Aug 26, 2019
MISSION Story Slam Podcast - Chris Satullo
Veteran journalist Chris Satullo sits down with PWPvideo Executive Producer Michael Schweisheimer to discuss journalism, hosting MISSION Story Slam, and the inspiration that drives him to slay the gerrymander with Draw The Lines PA.
50 minutes | Jul 24, 2019
MISSION Story Slam Podcast LIVE - Ashley Tobin
MISSION Story Slam Podcast goes Live from Indy Hall CoWork for the Philly Podcast Festival. Michael Schweisheimer's guests include Ashley Tobin of Connecting Coffee and MSS Producer, David Winston. Sponsored by PWPvideo
30 minutes | May 18, 2019
MISSION Story Slam Podcast - Kelly Offner
Kelly Offner, Executive Director of Keep Philadelphia Beautiful talks with PWPvideo Executive Producer Michael Schweisheimer about her MISSION Story Slam-winning story, cleaning up 600,000 pounds of tires from America’s waterways, and the challenge ahead.
33 minutes | Mar 30, 2019
MISSION Story Slam - Karen Singer
Artist Karen Singer won the first MISSION Story Slam last May. On the MSS Podcast she talks with Michael Schweisheimer about getting out of an abusive relationship and moving on with her life with the help of Women In Transition.
41 minutes | Mar 3, 2019
MISSION Story Slam - Mara Nissley
Mara Nissley's Grandfather taught her that if you want to swim, you have to get in the pool. His battle with ALS led her to jump in the fight against ALS by working the the ALS Hope Foundation. Michael Schweisheimer talks storytelling and ALS with Mara and gets the story behind her winning MISSION Story Slam story.
35 minutes | Jan 6, 2019
MISSION Story Slam 2: Saving Democracy - Grace Palladino
PWPvideo Executive Producer Michael Schweisheimer speaks with veteran educator Grace Palladino about the aftermath of the 2016 election and how it led to the creation of Civics On Tap, her monthly humorous history lessons at the National Mechanics bar in Philadelphia
31 minutes | Dec 4, 2018
MISSION Story Slam 2: Saving Democracy Jamie Bogert
Jamie Bogert of The Philadelphia Citizen told a story at MISSION Story Slam 2: Saving Democracy about 2016 rage and running for Democratic Committeeperson in Philadelphia.
32 minutes | Nov 3, 2018
MISSION Story Slam 2: Saving Democracy Winner Lawrence Husick
Lawrence Husick of Fair Districts PA talks gerrymandering and storytelling with PWPvideo's Michael Schweisheimer
22 minutes | Sep 17, 2018
MISSION Story Slam Podcast Premiere Episode: Charles Szoradi
Charlie is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Independence LED Lighting, LLC. He is also Founder of GREENandSAVE, LLC and has been working for decades on sustainable living and cost-savings for property design and remodeling. Charlie tells us more about his First Light Project and Green And Save LLC as well as the experience of telling stories at MISSION Story Slam.
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