The Rough Draft Diaries with Haley Taylor

Series produced by WGTE Public Media

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"Celebrating the connections we make through the people we meet."

The Rough Draft Diaries with Haley Taylor is an ongoing, short form radio podcast that explores the social and cultural fabric of the local community, while uncovering personal stories and experiences that resonate globally.

At the end of each episode, Haley asks her guest to suggest three different possibilities for a story, from which one is chosen. The program then unfolds in serial form, as each step in the journey is connected to what came before.


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It's no surprise that our previous guest, a professor who loves to dance, has lead us to a dance club, the Toledo Tango Club to be exact. Join us f...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2018
  • Length: 06:07
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This week Professor Valeria Grinberg Pla joins us in the studio for this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries. We talk about her work at Bowling Gree...

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  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 06:19
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In this Thanksgiving Special, The Rough Draft Diaries visited Erika Rapp, of Registry Bistro, as she shared her family favorite recipe (one she's b...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2018
  • Length: 06:15
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The RDD meets the the TIFF (that's the Toledo International Film Festival) on this week's episode of The Rough Draft Diaries. The Tiff is an annua...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 06:08
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We're taking a tour of The Ohio Theatre on this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries. Built in 1921, it is Toledo’s last operating neighborhood theat...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 06:19
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Halloween falls on a Wednesday this year which means it's time to celebrate this holiday on The Rough Draft Diaries. So we meet Ryan Ebright, an In...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2018
  • Length: 06:06
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries we head over to South Toledo to hang out with the HIstoric South Initiative, an organization that is working t...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2018
  • Length: 06:12
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We're hanging out in South Toledo on this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries. You'll meet a few people from Baby U, a non-profit that gives parents...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2018
  • Length: 06:02
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We're headed back to Sunbridge school on this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries! Last time we took a tour of the school and you met some of the ki...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2018
  • Length: 06:07
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The First Tee of Lake Erie is a youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. And that's whe...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2018
  • Length: 06:05
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We're returning to the autism community on this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries. Tune in as we meet the director of the Great Lakes Collaborativ...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2018
  • Length: 06:40
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries we're talking about EPIC. EPIC stands for engaging people, inspiring change. They're the largest young profess...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 06:27
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Founded by Virginia Secor Stranahan, The 577 Foundation is dedicated to preserving the integrity of the historic property at 577 East Front Street ...

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 06:22
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Dr. Bullock is a licensed clinical psychologist who is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Toledo, and he's...

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 06:16
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries, we'll continue our story with Michelle as we discuss her recovery process. If you missed part 1 of this 2-par...

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 06:16
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries, you'll meet Michelle as we begin her story of addiction. This will be a two-part story so make sure to stay c...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries we're talking about a new festival called Firefly Nights. It's a nonprofit organization dedicated to planning ...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 06:17
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This week, The RDD is at a coffee shop in Downtown Bowling Green. Since 1989 Grounds for Thought has offered coffee, used books, records and comic...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2018
  • Length: 06:13
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This week you'll meet Becky and Don as we visit their farm in Weston, Ohio. We'll talk hugelkultur, permaculture, and all things farming. Check it ...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2018
  • Length: 06:04
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Today on the RDD, we meet Lucy M. Long, Phd, is Director and founder of the Center for Food and Culture, an independent non-profit that promotes de...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2018
  • Length: 06:15
  • Purchases: 1