Sean McHenry

Associate Producer

SHORT BIO

I direct the evening broadcast show, where I also produce host interviews. Yeah, I usually pick the music.

What was your first job?

I would do odd jobs like baling hay back in high school. But the first actual paycheck I got was for cleaning an office on the weekends.

What do you think is the hardest part of your job that no one knows?

Computer crashes.

In your next life, what would your career be?

For some reason, I've always wanted to be a band manager for a struggling but vibrantly creative musician.

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

Health care.

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

My headphones. A multipurpose tool.

 

Latest Stories (171)

For a Honduran textile factory, the pandemic means uncertainty

Jul 14, 2020
Amid the global pandemic, even supply chains get sick. The director of a polyester yarn factory in Honduras describes how COVID-19 is affecting business.
People queue at a crowded market in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The pandemic has caused problems for the Honduran textile industry, which exports goods to the United States.
Orlando Sierra/AFP via Getty Images

Visa CEO: "The world has changed dramatically"

Jun 30, 2020
Visa CEO Al Kelly discusses the consumer economy and corporate responsibility today, amid the global pandemic and nationwide protests for racial justice.
"We've seen debit card volume increase much more than credit card volume," Visa CEO Al Kelly says.
Courtesy of Visa Inc.

Companies are saying they'll diversify, but will they follow through?

Jun 22, 2020
Many companies are committing to diversifying the workforce. But if previous efforts have failed, will this time be different?
Kenneth Frazier, leader of pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co., is one of the few Black CEOs running a Fortune 500 company.
Eric Piermont/AFP via Getty Images

The department that's helping the Fed look beyond the markets

Jun 1, 2020
Abigail Wozniak, director of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute at the Minneapolis Fed, discusses her department's role and our current economic situation.
The Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C. The Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute is part of the Federal Reserve System.
Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

Chegg CEO: In the short term, COVID-19 will be "devastating" for higher ed

May 19, 2020
Dan Rosensweig, CEO of educational tech company Chegg, predicts COVID-19 will dramatically change higher education as we know it.
The campus of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., is seen nearly empty as classes were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

Twitch CEO Emmett Shear: "People need to connect online"

May 12, 2020
In the age of social distancing, are people looking for community via streaming service Twitch? According to the numbers, they might be.
Twitch CEO Emmett Shear. Stay-at-home orders have boosted viewership.
Eoin Noonan/Web Summit for Getty Images

Taiwan is "disturbingly normal," but not immune to pandemic

May 8, 2020
Many businesses remain open, but the island and its economy are not untouched by the global COVID-19 crisis.
People divided by plastic partitions, amid concerns of COVID-19, eat their food at Q Square in Xindian district, New Taipei City.
Sam Yeh/AFP via Getty Images

SF Fed president: "Each one of us in the economy has a role to play"

Apr 7, 2020
Mary Daly talks about the pandemic, the economy and what it might take to emerge from the crisis.
"Even if you're not a policymaker, you can pay for services that you would normally get" to help those who can't telework, says Mary Daly, president of the San Francisco Fed.
Courtesy of the San Francisco Fed

Dallas Fed president calls policies relief, rather than stimulus

Mar 27, 2020
Dallas Fed president Robert Kaplan joined us to discuss the many challenges ahead.
President and CEO of the Dallas Federal Reserve, Robert Kaplan.
Courtesy of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson: "The impact to people's lives will be profound."

Mar 26, 2020
The hotel industry has been decimated by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson announced thousands of employees would be furloughed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images