Morgan Childs - Czech Republic - Foreign Insiders podcast

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Prague, come for the theater, stay for the podcasting. Morgan Childs, co-host and producer of the Foreign Insiders podcast, tells us about getting her start reporting stories on food and “weird” Eastern Europe. She has now found a new professional life as an audio journalist, launching her podcast series on migration in the Czech Republic.

Countries featured: USA, Poland, Ukraine, Liberland, Czech Republic

Publications featured: Saveur, BBC, GQ, Lucky Peach, Vice

Morgan discusses how her theater studies took her to the Czech Republic for the first time (7:17), getting started as a freelancer by telling "weird Czech stories" (13:10), burning out on freelance writing and turning to podcasting (25:10), a story that got away about a made up pan-Slavic language (30:20), her GQ story about a made up country and its unsavory founders (33:29), her podcast Foreign Insiders (44:48) and the lightning round (53:05).

Here are links to some of the things we talked about:

Foreign Insiders podcast - https://foreigninsiders.com

Morgan’s story about snail farming - https://bit.ly/3viXqci

Her Saveur story on Polish milk bars - https://bit.ly/30IkJOw

Her story about a Ukranian violinist - http://bbc.in/3bHcitk

Her Vice story about a town made of marzipan - http://bit.ly/3qQKSFO

Her Vice story on stinky cheese - http://bit.ly/3lpOeyt

Her GQ story about a made up country - http://bit.ly/3qL3wyP

Radio Prague - http://bit.ly/2Ng6QnP

Monocle 24 podcast - http://bit.ly/3lleWbh

Washington Post podcast Canary - http://wapo.st/3qJZGFW

On Being with Krista Tippett podcast - http://bit.ly/2OTEHmJ

David Kestenbaum on This American Life - http://bit.ly/3rNw1gp

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Music: LoveChances (makaihbeats.net) by Makaih Beats

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