About StoryCorps Tampa Bay

StoryCorps Tampa Bay

StoryCorps® is one of the largest oral history projects of its kind. Since 2003, StoryCorps® has collected and archived more than 50,000 interviews from more than 80,000 participants, and this past January StoryCorps® spent a month in St. Petersburg recording the stories from your Tampa Bay friends and neighbors.

 

Broadcast Schedule

Monday at 8:45 AM during Morning Edition and 5:44 PM during All Things Considered on WUSF 89.7.

 

This Week on Radio

In this installment of StoryCorps Tampa Bay, Renata Schwartz tells us about her trip to Africa. As a part of the English commonwealth, she was able to easily travel overseas. There, she encountered wild elephants, a tribe of Pygmy people, and found herself learning to communicate without words.

 

Recent Storycorps Tampa Bay episodes

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Wonders Up Close (February 15, 2015)
 

In this installment of StoryCorps Tampa Bay, Renata Schwartz tells us about her trip to Africa. As a part of the English commonwealth, she was able to easily travel overseas. There, she encountered wild elephants, a tribe of Pygmy people, and...

 
Love: All You Need (February 7, 2015)
 

In our next installment of StoryCorps Tampa Bay, Rita Dudley talks about raising nine children in St. Petersburg with her third-oldest child, son Dwight. They talk about how Rita and her late husband, Bob, didn’t have much money, but still found...

 
Small Town Childhood (February 5, 2015)
 

In this installment of StoryCorps Tampa Bay, Esther Parker tells her daughter, Chrissy Jackson, about growing up in a small town in Ohio. Parker talks about growing up without electricity, playing games with the neighborhood kids, working with...

 
Airport Karma (January 24, 2015)
 
Airport Karma

In this installment of StoryCorps Tampa Bay, married couple Victoria Hewitt and Donald Harvey tell the story of karma and one amazing flying experience. While pregnant, Hewitt and her husband encountered a not-so-good traveler aboard their...

 
Adventures in Writing (January 19, 2015)
 

In this installment of StoryCorps Tampa Bay, Robinson Sterling talks with her friend, Theresa Rush Richardson about her memoir. Sterling has lived in various places around the world including Mexico and Israel. She’s had many adventures in life,...

 
Making Tough Decisions (January 11, 2015)
 

In this installment of StoryCorps Tampa Bay, Pat Spencer talks about her time volunteering in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s office in Montgomery, Alabama. She has been an active member of the NAACP since she was seven years old. During the time...

 
 

Hosted By

Carson Cooper, Host

Carson Cooper is a familiar voice. He has become a favorite of WUSF listeners as the host of "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 since he took the job in 2000. Carson has worked in Tampa Bay radio for more than two decades. He has...

 

Produced By

Eric Mennel, Producer
 

Contact Info

wusf.org/storycorps

 
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