Marika Proctor

Podcast Intern

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Marika Proctor is an actor turned journalist who currently tells stories about life — and how money messes with it — on “This is Uncomfortable.”

You can find her previous reporting at Religion News Service, where she wrote about church politics and the war in Ukraine, spiritual responses to the climate crisis, and the intersection of art and faith. Marika holds an MA in religion from Yale where she produced and hosted conversations with scholars for the Yale Podcast Network.

Outside of work, she loves talking about the weather.

Latest Stories (5)

This is what your clothes cost the people who make them

Plus: “Gentefied” co-creator Marvin Lemus defends his splurge in this week's newsletter. Don't forget to file your taxes BTW!
Garment workers rally outside Los Angeles City Hall last year.
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This is how clothing brings us together

Plus: A textile expert defends her splurge, what we're reading about fashion and a guide to free tax filing in this week's newsletter.
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This is how our listeners budget without Mint

Mar 15, 2024
Plus, a beautifully written “Defend Your Splurge” from author Nicolette Polek, some cheap gardening tips and the economics of “I’m Just Ken.”
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This is lookism at work

Mar 8, 2024
Plus: A splurgy date night, further reading from our K-beauty episode and more in this week's newsletter.
Office workers in Seoul, 2005. Until recently, most office jobs in South Korea required a headshot.
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