Local Tattoo Artist Embraces the Stories Behind the Ink
Produced for 91.3 WYSO's 'Culture Couch' Series
Tattoos have become a major part of our culture, but it’s the stories behind the ink that Dayton tattoo artist Chad Wells finds most interesting. From Star Wars tattoos to cover ups, Wells has seen them all.
The Story of Marvin the 'Street Greeter'
Award: National/Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Use of Sound
Marvin goes to the same spot each morning. It doesn’t matter what the weather’s like or what day it is, he’s there trying to make people’s days better, by doing something that makes him feel better, too.
Episode 32: 52 Hz
Award: Public Radio Exchange STEM Story Project Grant
The 52 Hz whale has often been referred to as “The World’s Loneliest Whale,” because people think that other whales couldn’t understand it’s unique call. After years of detecting the signal, scientists have still never seen the whale.
Under the Skin: A Look at Implantable Tech
Award: Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, Audio Feature
Runner Up: Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association,
Chicago Headline Club Peter Lisagor Award
The future of technology may be less external, and more internal. So, I went under the knife myself to learn more about implantable technology and how it can change peoples' lives.