An award-winning producer on how freelancers bring freedom and innovation to structured work environments.
A new dad on the nightmare-inducing challenge of coming up with a timeless but fresh, cool but not too cool name for his son.
As the birth of his first child drew near, Narratively founder Noah Rosenberg dove deep into his DNA, uncovering hidden histories, sepia-toned photo albums, and thrilling diary entries — all in the name of, well, finding the perfect name. Noah found just what he was after and was captivated by the story he unearthed. One particular relative from the 19th century left behind a beautiful saga of survival, love and loyalty, and woven throughout are threads of the very spirit and resilience that drive Noah and his family over a hundred years later.
Presented in partnership with 23andMe and Tribeca Studios, this project was produced by Narratively and launched at a special Tribeca Film Festival event in April 2019. Watch our other project in the Identity series here.
Amy Vilela lost her daughter when she couldn’t afford the medical bills. When her Congressman told her he wouldn’t support universal healthcare, Amy said, “I’m running.”
Cori Bush is a registered nurse, a pastor and a mom. After taking to the streets to protest police killings, she looked in the mirror and said, “why not politician, too?”
In early 2018, we introduced you to a bartender from the Bronx trying to pull off what many said was impossible. Here’s how AOC became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress.
Paula Jean Swearengin has seen West Virginia’s land exploited, its people fall ill, and its politicians do nothing. So she decided to do something herself.
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