The Public Storyteller

Sundays at 4PM

Your true stories of life in South Florida. Also featuring  performances by professional storytellers.

About the hosts

Caren S. Neile, Ph.D, MFA

Caren S. Neile, Ph.D, MFA, is a professional storyteller and an affiliate professor at Florida Atlantic University, where she teaches storytelling studies. The former chair of the National Storytelling Network, she performs and teaches throughout the nation and abroad.

Michael Stock

Michael Stock hosts  the weekly radio show “Folk & Acoustic Music,” an outlet for  music otherwise not heard in the mass market. “Storytelling just got a lot folkier with  “The Public Storyteller”” say Michael.


Airs Sundays, 4pm EST on or 91.3 FM and  91.5 FM  in South Florida.

Jamie Katz - Pet Detective

Mar 11, 2020

January 19, 2020 Jamie Katz is hired to find a missing dog.

Jack Isling - Helicoptor Inovator

Mar 11, 2020

January 12, 2020 Jack Isling and South Florida's role in helicopter innovation.

Ryan Daniels - Getting Help

Mar 11, 2020

January 5, 2020  Ryan Daniels with a difficult story.

Zuri Smith - Avoiding a Fight

Mar 11, 2020

Kunya Rowley - Hued Music

Dec 25, 2019

December 22, 2019  Kunya Rowley starts an organziation to honor his heritage.

Lisa Paley - Summertime

Dec 25, 2019

December 15, 2019  Lisa Paley grew up in Miami and remembers summer.

Kery Knutson - Re-inventing

Dec 25, 2019

December 8, 2019  Kery Knutson re-invents herself. 

Kerry-Ann Brown - Grieving

Dec 3, 2019

December 1, 2019  Kerry-Ann recalls her grandmother's passing.

Joe Johnson - Meeting Paul

Nov 25, 2019

November 24, 2019   To help celebrate our 10th anniversary, Radio host  Joe Johnson tells a story about meeting Paul McCartney. 

Anne Willey - Last Forest Gone

Nov 25, 2019

November 17, 2019  Anne Willey bringing attention to a taking down of a forest. 

Jacob Grinshpun - First Russian Immigrant

Nov 25, 2019

November 10, 2019  Jacob Grinshpun remembers when first coming to America.

Jamie Danger - Senior Batmitzva

Nov 25, 2019

November 3, 2019  Jamie Danger is inspired to explore her Jewish roots.

Pat Nease - Marathon Madness

Nov 25, 2019

October 27, 2019  Pat Nease now likes marathons.

Jim Grippando - Cop Encounter

Nov 21, 2019

October 20, 2019  Novelist and lawyer James Grippando (Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, 2017) gets some help from an unexpeted source. 

Shawn Wellcome - ESOL Revelation

Nov 21, 2019

October 13, 2019  Professional storyteller Shawn Wellcome learns from his students.