Renata Sago is a former reporter for Marketplace. She covered food culture and consumption. You could catch her on a pea farm in rural Minnesota, at a new burger spot in town, or in the alternative pasta aisle of a local grocery store with a microphone and a camera. Her stories explored new trends in food, including health, safety, disruption and moneeeeey.
What was your very first job?
I started a production company when I was 6 years old. I ran it from my grandmother's porch, with occasional assistance from my cat.
What do you think is the hardest part of your job that no one knows?
Making magic on tight deadlines is a mutha.
What advice do you wish someone had given you before you started this career?
Stay hydrated (also life advice).
What is something that everyone should own, no matter how much it costs?
You should own your voice, and every single bit of your story, past and present. They are priceless. Never give those up. They are what make you unique. (Existential, huh?)