One of the fastest growing cities in the US, Austin, Texas is home to over a million unique and brilliant people with fascinating stories to tell. With her friendly conversational style, host and Austinite Adrienne Huebner gives listeners a glimpse into the lives of the inspired minds that make Austin the special city it is. From entrepreneurs to activists, journalists to politicians, educators to artists, and everything in between…This is Austin.
Monique Karabach, Austin Personal Chef & Food Blogger
Monique Karabach is a successful food blogger (at ATX Eats & Treats) and personal chef whose background as a first generation American with an autoimmune diagnosis has informed her love of food, both healthy and indulgent, varied and delicious. At ATX Eats & Treats, Monique shares her original recipes, reviews of restaurants around Austin, as well as posts about travel and wellness.
BONUS: The Coronavirus Impact on Austin Musicians & Business Owners
This is Austin alumni discuss how the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation has impacted their lives and livelihoods, and what you can do to support them and others in our community. Check out thisisaustinpodcast.com for extended show notes.
Vanessa Rutkowski, Acupuncturist
Vanessa Rutkowski is a licensed acupuncturist and applied clinical nutritionist who has been practicing in Austin for about 18 years alongside her husband, Douglas Rutkowski, at Tigerlily Wellness and Acupuncture.
The content of this episode is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
Julie Oliver, Candidate for US House of Representatives, Texas District 25
Julie Oliver is a Democrat Running for US House of Representatives in Texas District 25, which stretches all the way from Austin up to Burleson south of Fort Worth. It’s a heavily gerrymandered district that has not seen a Democrat in office since redistricting in 2012. Julie has a compelling personal story and professional background in healthcare finance, both of which inform her platform and her passions. I walked away from our conversation feeling inspired and optimistic and I hope you will too.
Graham Wilkinson, Austin Singer Songwriter
Graham Wilkinson is a soulful singer songwriter and guitar player whose music crosses genres from rock & roll, folk, and country to hip hop, ska, and reggae. He’s played all over the world and collaborated with artists like Hayes Carll, Alejandro Escovedo, and Adrian Quesada. Above all, Graham is a family man and a story teller. We talked about the grief he has experienced since losing his older brother, Aaron, the healing power of laughter, and what it looks like to be a working musician in Austin in 202
Barb Steinberg, LMSW, Teen Girl Expert & Parent Coach
Barb Steinberg is a tween and teen girl expert, parent coach, teen life coach and speaker on parenting girls. She is also a licensed, masters-level social worker and a certified Teen Life Coach with over 30 years of experience working with teens. Tune in to learn more about Barb as well as her area of expertise: teens and the issues that face them today like anxiety, friendship troubles, social media, independence and communication.
I enjoy listening to this podcast!
What a great start! It was like listening in on a convo with friends. Kristen Fanin is a super lady and has set the bar high for future guests. I’m looking forward to more episodes!
Update: strong season two!!
“This is Austin “ is always interesting, I enjoy listening every time!