Audio Bootcamp Podcast: Library 2.0, Thrift Bus and A Tale of Two Fionas

Plus, loved ones remember an engineer-pioneer

Hosts: Marley Jokinen and Shazara Khan

From Audio Bootcamp at the University of King’s College School of Journalism, Writing & Publishing:

  • Shazara Khan on the pandemic forced Halifax’s main library to step up its game.
  • Marley Jokinen on a new second-hand clothing store traveling across Halifax.
  • Audrey Chan on mapping queer spaces in Halifax through an interactive art project.
  • Emma Naugle on a P.E.I. fish hatchery that’s unique to North America.
  • Kathleen McKenna on another Fiona that’s taking Nova Scotia by storm.
  • Connor McDowell on memories of barrier breaker Corinne MacDonald.


The Signal: A Halifax podcast · Fall 2022 "Bootcamp" Podcast 2

Audrey Chan

Audrey (they/them) is a journalism student at the University of King's College. They have a background in Contemporary Studies and Cinema & Media Studies.

Marley Jokinen

Marley is a Master of Journalism student at the University of King's College. Marley obtained her Bachelor's of Arts with Honours Specialization in Media & the Public Interest from the University of Western Ontario in 2021.

Connor McDowell

Connor McDowell

Writes about behaviour and policy.

Katie McKenna

Katie McKenna

Katie grew up on the Mira River in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She launched Social Justice Radio on CFXU 93.3 FM The Fox in 2010 at St. Francis Xavier University. Today, she runs a Substack publication titled 'The Portland Place Press' where she writes about business, politics, arts and culture here in Nova Scotia.

Shazara Khan

Shazara Khan

Shazara Khan is a journalism student at the University of King's College. Before coming to Halifax, she got a Bachelor of Science from her hometown of Ottawa. She loves classic films, especially musicals and Audrey Hepburn movies.

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