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Picking Up The Pieces: Sound Effect, Episode 146

Picking Up The Pieces


This show originally aired on May 26, 2018. 

This week, stories of picking up the pieces. First, a story of how a chance discovery in a dumpster led to an inside look at a woman’s life, and eventually a musical tribute. Then, University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce shares the story of her brother, and his tragic death. Also, the story of how a shocking loss moved a woman to open up a contemplative and creative space. Finally, musician Naomi Wachira performs in our studios, and talks about how her songs of hope are often inspired by tragic events in the world. 

"Sound Effect" is your weekly tour of ideas, inspired by the place we live. The show is hosted by 88.5'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.