United’s newest crew member: Chief storyteller

Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL), October 25, 2016 Summary: As part of CEO Oscar Munoz’s revamping of United Airlines, a new position has been created and filled: Chief Storyteller Dana Brooks Reinglass. Jim Olsen, United’s senior vice president of corporate communications, explained: “The idea is using stories to give employees and customers a window seat to how we’re doing…

Students present digital stories in showcase

The Chronicle – the online student newspaper at Harvard-Westlake School, Los Angeles, May 27, 2016 Summary: Los Angeles, CA — Students from the HW Go! Vietnam trip exhibited their film and photography projects at Harvard-Westlake School on May 18. A total of 10 photographic pieces and nine student films were displayed. The subject of the projects,…

Teacher of Year uses storytelling to educate students

The Oklahoman (NewsOK.com), December 17, 2017 By Mary Mélon | The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools Summary: Every student deserves to feel like a hero. That was the message for 177 graduating teachers at the University of Central Oklahoma, along with various education and community leaders at last week’s annual luncheon, Honoring a Noble…

Newsletters, Magazines, Articles and other publications

BookWire http://www.bookwire.com/ The BookWire is an online magazine devoted entirely to books, with events listings, links to electronic books, and reviews of new books. Mistory – Michigan Storytelling Events Event Schedule posts “MI Story”: Michigan’s monthly calendar of public storytelling events. Storyteller.net http://www.storyteller.net/ This site offers such features as Story of the Week and the…

Publishing Companies

August House Publishing http://www.augusthouse.com High Windy Audio http://www.highwindy.com High Windy Audio is a production company with many storytelling and folksong audiotapes for sale. Libraries Unlimited http://www.lu.com This is the home page for Libraries Unlimited, a publisher of reference and textbook materials. Shoe String Press www.shoestringpress.com The Shoe String Press is a small, independent family-owned company…

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling Helps Fill in Education Gaps

Examiner.com (Denver, CO), February 3, 2016   Summary: The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling on 898 St Nicholas Avenue at 155th Street, New York, NY, is part of a development built by Broadway Housing Communities designed to leverage the synergies of housing, education and art to improve outcomes for undeserved children, adults…

This is your Brain on Communication

TED Conferences (New York, NY), February, 2016   Summary: During an official TED conference, neuroscientist Uri Hasson, Princeton University, researches the basis of human communication, and experiments from his lab reveal that even across different languages, our brains show similar activity, or become “aligned,” when we hear the same idea or story. This amazing neural…