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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 mathematics becomes 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 began his career at KNKX in 2003, where his first responsibility was to eradicate the KNKX Jazz Library from all Smooth Jazz CD’s. Since then there is not much at KNKX he hasn’t done. Kevin has worked as a full time jazz host, news host, and has hosted, at least once, almost every single program on KNKX. Kevin currently produces 88.5's weekly show Sound Effect. Kevin has conducted or produced hundreds of interviews, has won local and national awards for newscasts and commentary, and helped make the KNKX Grocery Tote famous.

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