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Off The Job: Sound Effect, Episode 152

This week, stories of career paths and their unexpected twists. First, a man finds himself lucky enough to never have to work again, and decides he’ll pivot to being a LEGO artist. Next, a career dishwasher becomes an internationally renowned artist. Finally, how a man with a PhD in theoretical mathematicsbecomes homeless, an activist, and an occasional taxi driver.

The full broadcast version of this week's show, available below, also includes: An Iranian journalist is forced to leave her country and career behind, only to discover a new kind of journalism in Seattle. Also, a man who used to be in the rock ‘n roll business ends up helping musicians recover from some of the vices that can come with the industry. 


"Sound Effect" presents stories inspired by the place we live. The show is hosted by KNKX's Gabriel Spitzer

Kevin Kniestedt is a journalist, host and producer who began his career at KNKX in 2003. Over his 17 years with the station, he worked as a full time jazz host, a news host and produced the weekly show Sound Effect. Kevin has conducted or produced hundreds of interviews, has won local and national awards for newscasts and commentary.