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Goodbye, Hello

Posted on Sunday, July 12th, 2009.

As summer kicks into full gear, it’s a bittersweet time to bid farewell to Carl Scott and to Alex Kelly, two MobileBooth Facilitators who have become genuinely expert listeners this past year. Alex and Carl have recorded hundreds of conversations in 10 cities from the arid orchards of Wenatchee, Washington, to the muggy Spanish moss of Savannah, Georgia. We hope they’ll continue to encounter amazing stories.

The sweet side allows us to excitedly introduce and welcome Sara Culver, Alejandro de la Cruz, and Lilly Sullivan to the road. Sara, a StoryCorps veteran, has most recently worked as a coordinator for the Alaska Initiative. Alejandro comes to us from Los Angeles by way of Mexico City, where he wrote for online publications (and he’s itching to flex his typing fingers on this blog). Another Californian, Lilly comes to StoryCorps after four years in publishing, most recently at the PEN American Center in New York.

Thanks to all of you who support our efforts to keep the Mobile Tour running. Stay tuned to hear more tales from us on the road!

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  • The changing of the guard! Welcome new facilitators!

    Comment from Jeremy on July 15, 2009 at 6:34 pm - Reply to this Comment
  • Thanks Alex and Carl for all your hard work and dedication to StoryCorps! I will miss your smiles on the 8th floor. I wish you all the best for the future.

    Comment from Kenisha on July 15, 2009 at 11:18 am - Reply to this Comment
  • Wishing you all the best Alex and Carl! It has been an honor and a pleasure to work with you both this year. You will be missed.

    Welcome Lilly, Alejandro and Sara!

    Comment from nina on July 14, 2009 at 10:30 am - Reply to this Comment

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