Eliza Mills

Producer, special projects

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I work on broadcast, podcast, video and digital projects across Marketplace.

In your next life, what would your career be?

I'd want to be a traveling pop-up restaurateur … but not the chef. Or maybe a film location scout.

Fill in the blank: Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you ______.

Time.

What is something that everyone should own, no matter how much it costs?

A very soft sweater.

What’s something that you thought you knew but later found out you were wrong about?

There's no “n” in restaurateur!

What’s the favorite item in your workspace and why?

My teapot. It adds a real sense of home to my desk.

 

Latest Stories (197)

Inside the world of adaptive rowing

Jun 22, 2018
Seattle rowing team Seize the Oar creates community for athletes with disabilities.
[Image description: A rower from Seize the Oar is setting up to practice on Lake Washington in Renton, Washington. She is wearing black tights and a lime green top. She is wearing dark rimmed glasses, and her hair is in a ponytail, tucked inside of the green and black baseball cap. She has multiple tattoos across both of her arms and has small gauges in her ears. She is slightly smiling as she puts on the boat’s safety straps.]
Courtesy of Teal Sherer/Seize the Oar

Navigating the job market as an American with a disability

Jun 22, 2018
One look at the challenges people with disabilities face.
Scott Barbour/Getty Images

5 things you need to know about the Americans with Disabilities Act

Jun 22, 2018
It's the most important civil rights law protecting people with disabilities.
[Image Description: A close up shot of a bright blue handicapped parking sign. In the background is a tree and other vegetation in front of a red brick wall.]
William Ross/Flickr

Mind the gap: Navigating the transition from pediatric to adult health care

Jun 22, 2018
Getting the right health care once you outgrow your pediatrician can be tricky if you have a disability.
[Image description: A wide shot of a doctor’s office in San Francisco. On the left, a patient in a gown sits on an examination bed while the doctor checks her breathing with a stethoscope. The patient has short brown hair and is sitting with her hands clasped in her lap. On the right, there is a set of counters, with various medical equipment laid across the surface.]
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

How to be a composer

Jun 15, 2018
Carter Burwell talks about his job making music for the big screen.
Dave Thompson/Getty Images

5 things you should know about women who heist

Jun 1, 2018
Surprise ... it's not much like "Ocean's 8."
An office worker, circa 1955, fetches bond certificates from the vault of the Toronto General Trusts Corp., which is secured by a massive fifteen ton door.
Evans/Three Lions/Getty Images

FIFA gets countries to bend laws all the time. Why nothing on LGBT laws in Russia?

Jun 1, 2018
FIFA and Russia lay down the law, but corporate sponsors have influence too.
Fans fly the rainbow flag before the game between New York City and Los Angeles FC at Banc of California Stadium on May 13, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
Harry How/Getty Images

5 ways to treat your allergies on the cheap

May 4, 2018
Because this allergy season is longer and worse than last year.
PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images

How to be an umpire

Apr 13, 2018
No, yelling "safe" at the TV doesn't count.
Carlos Guillen of the Seattle Mariners gets called out by umpire Rich Rieker during a game against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington.
Otto Greule Jr /Allsport

4 things to know about Russian internet usage

Apr 13, 2018
Russians really love YouTube.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a joint hearing of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation and Senate Judiciary Committee  about Facebook on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on April 10.
JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images