Life After Addiction: Kim And David

Thursday, February 18, 2016

What is life like when you've come back from the edge?

We explore this question on this episode of TruckBeat. We also hear from East Tennesseans (in ten words or less) what comes to mind when they hear the word "addiction." And we head to Kingston, where a young couple is fighting against the deadly pull of drug addiction, while teaching others to do the same.



Jess Mador

Jess Mador is the creator of TruckBeat for WUOT. She's an award-winning public radio and multimedia journalist who has produced stories for news organizations around the country, including Minnesota Public Radio, NPR News and PBS member stations. She has a Master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Matt Shafer Powell

Matt Shafer Powell manages the news department at WUOT in Knoxville, Tennessee. A two­-time national Murrow Award winner, Powell is an audio junkie who has spent time as a disc jockey, news reporter, writer/producer of commercials and sound ­recording engineer. He created TruckBeat's sister project at WUOT, Tenn Words

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