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Posted on: July 8, 2021

[ARCHIVED] INTERN PODCAST Episode 6 The Power of Family: Diggin' Deeper with Captain James Matthews

Intern Podcast

The idea is to cast light on the relationship between a municipal environment and mental health. We have been offered a partnership with KHEA Radio to produce and promote the podcast. Different interns will host each podcast episode.

Episode 6

The Power of Family: Diggin' Deeper with Captain James Matthews

Interns Sundos Nofal and Daniel Love, interview La Marque Fire Department Fire Captain James Matthews as he discusses the familial aspect of being in the fire department and why he loves his job. Link to listen: https://anchor.fm/city-of-la-marque-summer-interns/episodes/The-Power-of-Family-Diggin-Deeper-with-Captain-James-Matthews-e14d9qv


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BONUS EPISODE

KHEA Radio Host Gardy Garcia sits down with McKinsey Criss and Sundos Nofal to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to mental health and his journey over the past year.

Link to listen: https://anchor.fm/city-of-la-marque-summer-interns/episodes/BONUS-EPISODE-Interviewing-the-Interviewer-with-Gardy-Garcia-e14dak5

For more mental health resources, visit www.youmatter.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

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Episode 5

You're Never Alone: Diggin' Deeper with Coach Shone Evans

In this episode of Diggin' Deeper, Interns Landen Garner and Daniel Love interview La Marque High School Football Coach Shone Evans about his role in the community and what coaching means to him. Throughout the interview, he reiterates the notion that no matter where you are in life, you're never alone.

For more mental health resources, visit www.youmatter.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Link to listen: https://anchor.fm/city-of-la-marque-summer-interns/episodes/Youre-Never-Alone-Diggin-Deeper-with-Coach-Shone-Evans-e14d45a/a-a64ijcl

You’re Never Alone: Diggin’ Depper with Coach Shone Evans

Episode 4

The Importance of Community: Diggin’ Deeper with Kathy Herrin-Keith

In Episode 4, Intern Chaniya Richardson sits down with Keep La Marque Beautiful Commission member Katherine Herrin-Keith to discuss her inspirations and love for La Marque. As Kathy digs deeper into her motivations and inspirations, she highlights the importance of community and meaningful connections. "Learn to Live, Don't Just Exist. 

For more mental health resources, visit www.youmatter.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Link to listen: https://anchor.fm/city-of-la-marque-summer-interns/episodes/The-Importance-of-Community-Diggin-Deeper-with-Kathy-Herrin-Keith-e14d3d2

?In Episode 4, Intern Chaniya Richardson sits down with Keep La Marque Beautiful Commission member K


Episode 3 

Strength & Character: Diggin’ Deeper with Brad Speights

In this episode, Interns Jeffrey Marquess and Landen Garner interview Bradley Speights, a member of the La Marque Public Works Team, about his role in the city and how mental health plays a role in his career.

Episode 2

Mindset is Key: Diggin' Deeper with Tonia Griffin

In this episode of Diggin' Deeper, Intern Sundos Nofal as the interviewer sits down with Tonia Rene Griffin, a community activist, to discuss her role in La Marque, the importance of positive attitudes, and her nonprofit organization Khambrel Foundation

Listen now: https://anchor.fm/city-of-la-marque-summer-interns/episodes/Mindset-is-Key-Diggin-Deeper-with-Tonia-Griffin-e14cv13/a-a64i2ns

Digging Deeper Summer Intern Podcast


Episode 1

A Heart for Service: Diggin' Deeper with Mayor Keith Bell

The City of La Marque Summer Interns have been busy, working a series of 10 podcast-style interviews with city officials. Special thanks to KHEA Radio for partnering with the Intern Squad and empowering them to have faith in their ideas. 

Today, Tuesday, July 13, 2021, the series begins with an interview with La Marque Mayor Keith Bell.

Update from Mckinsey Criss, City Clerk Summer Intern: The Intern Squad has been hard at work putting together a podcast that consists of a series of interviews educating the public and highlighting how working in a municipality affects one's mental health. I'm so happy to say that after lots of planning and hard work, the first episode is live!

Here's the link to listen: https://anchor.fm/city-of-la-marque-summer-interns/episodes/A-Heart-for-Service-Diggin-Deeper-with-Mayor-Keith-Bell-e14bn0r

Summer Interns Partner with KHEA Radio to Deliver Podcast Series Called Digging Deeper

The City of La Marque Summer Interns met at KHEA Radio this morning for a tour of the studio. Jai and Mckinsey are going live with Gardy Garcia to talk about their new podcast called Digging Deeper. 
Digging Deeper is a series of 10 podcast-style interviews with different city officials and employees from each major department highlighting how working in a municipality affects a person’s mental health. Stay tuned for updates! The first episode is scheduled to drop Tuesday, July 13, 2021.

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