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 from Sean (163)

COVID-19

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
COVID-19

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
Shelf Life

"Women's Work," the book that wants to show all work is women's work

Mar 4, 2020
From miners to CEO's, photographer Chris Crisman collected images and essays from 60 women working a variety of jobs across the country.
Sophi Davis, a rancher and marketer based in Montana, is featured in Chris Crisman's book, "Women's Work."
Chris Crisman

How the Fed responds to crisis

Mar 3, 2020
Kai Ryssdal spoke with former member of the Federal Reserve Board Daniel Tarullo about today's emergency rate cut.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell announcing a half percentage point interest rate cut this morning.
Mark Makela/Getty Images

Rule of law is essential for the economy, too

Feb 20, 2020
Trump has come under fire for behavior that allegedly weakens the rule of law. But that concept isn't strictly legal.
Attorney General William Barr participates in a press conference at the Department of Justice on Feb. 10 in Washington, D.C.
Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images

The Hollywood agency IPO that never happened

Feb 11, 2020
William Morris Endeavor's failure to start says a lot about the nature of its business.
Ariel "Ari" Emanuel speaks onstage during Los Angeles LGBT Center's 48th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards on September 23, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.
Emma McIntyre/Getty Images

Is competitive cheerleading a monopoly?

Jan 31, 2020
From uniforms to competitions, Varsity Brands dominates the industry. "It's like John D. Rockefeller, but with more glitter," a writer says.
Netflix's new hit docuseries "Cheer."
Courtesy of Netflix

For Dallas Fed president, the phase one deal is "stabilization"

Jan 14, 2020
Robert Kaplan weighs in on how trade has shaped the central bank and where the economy is headed next.
"I think the trade dispute with China is going to go on for years," says Robert Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
Ben Hethcoat/Marketplace
The Season

For retailers, holiday shopping was strong. But the way we shop is changing.

Jan 6, 2020
We followed three small business retailers throughout the holiday shopping season. Here's the final word on how it went.
A UPS worker sorts packages to be loaded onto a delivery truck at the UPS sort facility in South San Francisco, California.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Making friends is tough. There's an industry that wants to help with that.

Jan 3, 2020
Apps, dating services, even matchmakers are trying to help adults find friends, for a price.
NBC/Newsmakers

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