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The Boston Marathon Returns
The Boston Marathon is back in person after a virtual race last year. There may not be as many runners along the 26.2 mile course, but the spirit, enthusiasm, and passion are just as strong as ever. Shayna Seymour shares the stories of people putting miles on their bodies to raise money for local causes. She also reports on the history of the race and takes us to the scariest spot on the course: Heartbreak Hill.
This episode was produced by Jesse Grossi and Ellen Fleming. Ellen Fleming also edits the podcast. Our managing editor is Julie Mehegan, and our executive producer is Nneka Nwosu Faison. You can also find us at Chronicle 5 on all social media and of course nightly at 7:30 on WCVB Channel 5.
To watch this episode:
Seg 1: “Working on healing by running the Boston Marathon as a member of The Herren Project team”
Seg 2: “Mass. General Hospital nurse joins Team Dream Big for the 2021 Boston Marathon”
Seg 3: “Blind marathoner overcomes adversity to compete in the Boston Marathon, alongside a guide”
Seg 4: “PIONEERS Run Crew is on a mission to promote the sport of running in communities of color”
Remembering 9/11 with Charlie Gibson & local first responders
Sept. 11, 2021, marks the 20th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attacks on U.S. soil. A day that not only changed the trajectory for our country but a day that left permanent scars on the people and loved ones of those who were directly impacted. Anthony Everett sits down with former ABC anchor Charlie Gibson, who was one of the first journalists to report the news of the attacks 20 years ago. We then meet Lieutenant Michael Goldberg and Paramedic Robert Hopkins, two local first responders who stepped into action to assist in rescue and recovery efforts at ground zero.
This episode was produced by Ramen Cromwell and Ellen Fleming. Ellen Fleming also edits the podcast. Our managing editor is Julie Mehegan, and our executive producer is Nneka Nwosu Faison. You can also find us at Chronicle 5 on all social media and of course nightly at 7:30 on WCVB Channel 5.
With the support of a team of interpreters a deaf student fulfills his dream of becoming a pastry chef. A college professor in Boston uses her experience with blindness to help others see the world through the eyes of the visually-impaired. Nicole Estaphan brings us inspiring stories of New Englanders who are overcoming challenges -- and helping others to do the same.
To watch Fighting Back, please click the links below:
Segment 1: Former college athlete who suffered spinal cord injury stays focused in her goal to regain her independence with help from Spaulding Rehabilitation
Segment 2: Immigrating from South Korea to America to pursue a dream of becoming a pastry chef
Segment 3: Northeastern University professor creates docu-series to share the perceptions about disabilities through travel
Segment 4: Labor and Delivery nurse from Brigham and Women's Hospital creates gratitude and wellness wall to inspire others
This episode was produced by Nicole Estaphan. Ellen Fleming produces and edits the podcast. Chronicle's managing editor is Julie Mehegan and our Executive Producer is Nneka Nwosu Faison.
Cannabis in the Commonwealth
Chronicle takes a look at the state of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts five years after legalization. Anthony Everett speaks to the Cannabis Control Commission, business owners, and other stakeholders connected to cannabis. He also reports on efforts to level the playing field so that people of all backgrounds have a chance to benefit from the economic possibilities of this billion dollar industry.
Cannabis Control Commission weighs in on industry 5 years after legalization
Participants of the Social Equity & Economic Empowerment program have exclusive access to marijuana delivery licenses
Curaleaf lends a helping hand to JustinCredible Cultivation
Former police station in Harvard Square has been transformed into adult-use marijuana boutique
This episode was produced by Diana Pinzón. Ellen Fleming edits the podcast. Chronicle's managing editor is Julie Mehegan and our Executive Producer is Nneka Nwosu Faison.
Moms in the Moment
Anxiety, depression, and unemployment affected one group this year more than any other: mothers. Mothers of young children were more likely to take on additional childcare responsibilities, manage remote learning, and either step away from their careers or get laid off. Tonight, Shayna Seymour reports on challenges of motherhood during this unprecedented time. She also speaks with experts who share financial and mental health resources and advice. Also tonight, what some local employers are doing to put moms in focus.
To watch Moms in the Moment, please click the links below:
Segment 1: https://www.wcvb.com/article/moms-in-the-moment-mothers-have-been-disproportionally-leaving-the-workforce-during-the-pandemic-to-manage-household-and-child-care-duties/36732916
Segment 2: https://www.wcvb.com/article/moms-in-the-moment-mothers-struggled-with-mental-health-problems-more-than-any-other-group-during-the-pandemic/36733557
Segment 3: https://www.wcvb.com/article/moms-in-the-moment-data-shows-women-have-been-bearing-the-brunt-of-childcare-during-the-pandemic/36733669
Segment 4: https://www.wcvb.com/article/moms-in-the-moment-wayfair-recognizes-workplace-flexibility-provides-employees-work-life-balance-and-will-transition-to-hybrid-model-of-work/36733710
This episode was produced by Shayna Seymour and Nneka Nwosu Faison. Ellen Fleming produces and edits the podcast. Chronicle's managing editor is Julie Mehegan and our Executive Producer is Nneka Nwosu Faison.
Divided We Fall: Misinformation
It’s been nearly six months since the attack on the U.S. Capitol and tonight Anthony Everett asks, are the divisions between Republicans and Democrats as stark as they seem? And what happens when political misinformation spreads unchecked? Anthony talks to the author of “The Hype Machine,” a new book that explores the promise and peril of social media, and sits down with Attorney General Maura Healey, who is calling for stronger federal regulation of tech platforms. We also explore the impact that misinformation has on COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy. And, is there reason for hope? Hands Across the Hills is a group of progressives from tiny Leverett, Mass., forging friendship and understanding with conservatives in rural Kentucky.
This episode was produced by Julie Mehegan, Anthony Everett and Jesse Grossi. Ellen Fleming edits podcast. Chronicle's managing editor is Julie Mehegan and our Executive Producer is Nneka Nwosu Faison.
You can find us @Chronicle5 on all social media and of course nightly at 7:30 pm on WCVB-TV Channel 5 in Boston.
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Chronicle is one of my favorite shows. I love podcasts so this is the perfect pairing to watching the show
If you travel or live in Boston or New England
If you travel or live in Boston or New England you MUST listen to this podcast! They profile the best restaurants, things to do, travel, and history of New England. Great for newcomers, lifers, people who have left the area (and miss it) or people who visit New England in the summer.