20 episodes

We are 13 ON YOUR SIDE. Our goal is to stand up for our community. To make it better for everyone in West Michigan. And to celebrate all the unique people who make up our community. To be ON YOUR SIDE. Always.

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    • Society & Culture

We are 13 ON YOUR SIDE. Our goal is to stand up for our community. To make it better for everyone in West Michigan. And to celebrate all the unique people who make up our community. To be ON YOUR SIDE. Always.

    Alone At The Desk - 20: That's Still The Way It Is

    Alone At The Desk - 20: That's Still The Way It Is

    I hear people say all the time, "I wish newscasters today were more like Cronkite and didn't give their opinions." Funny thing is that - in a way - Cronkite gave his opinion every single night. And most journalists today aren't any different. The public is just made to think we're different.

    • 11 min
    Alone At The Desk - 18: The Daily's Apology, and Mine

    Alone At The Desk - 18: The Daily's Apology, and Mine

    A group of student journalists apologized for their work. They didn't need to apologize for anything. But, I do. And so do a lot of other professional journalists.

    • 12 min
    Alone At The Desk - 19: The Christmas I Left

    Alone At The Desk - 19: The Christmas I Left

    Christmas Eves at my grandparents are some of the best memories of my childhood and life. Unfortunately, one of the Christmas Eves I remember most is the one I left.

    • 11 min
    Alone At The Desk - 17: My High School's Racist Mascot Name

    Alone At The Desk - 17: My High School's Racist Mascot Name

    I didn't truly understand the problem with the word "Redmen" when I was young. I certainly didn't understand the the problem with the big Indian head logo on our school building and sports jerseys. I do now.

    • 9 min
    Alone At The Desk - 16: I Probably Scared the Hell Out of Her

    Alone At The Desk - 16: I Probably Scared the Hell Out of Her

    I have no idea what it's like to be a woman - or man - who feels threatened by another person in a sexual manner. But, I should at the very least be aware that other people do.

    • 9 min
    Alone At The Desk - 15: I Replaced A Local News Legend

    Alone At The Desk - 15: I Replaced A Local News Legend

    I knew I was lucky to be getting my dream job. I didn't know how lucky I was to be replacing the man I did. His generosity eased what could have been a very awkward transition. And I'll always be grateful.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

jpem1997 ,

Racist mascot episode

Nick, this episode is perfection. It’s put how I feel about our shared high school and hometown into word so succinctly. Thank you!!

Rt20push ,

Great job!

Loved the first story! Thank you for sharing!

Honkytonk Girl ,

My favorite anchor

Nick is so down to earth!! He is dedicated to West Michigan and I adore that!! Definitely worth a listen!!!

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