BIO

The Carleena Show features in-depth conversations with guests from around the world. Host Carleena Angwin is a writer, public health professional, and former Peace Corps Volunteer based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.Carleena Angwin is a writer, public health professional, and host of The Carleena Show podcast, based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Born and raised in rural Upstate New York, Carleena served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Panama, taught English at a public university in Mexico, trained juvenile court advocates in Georgia, and currently works at a  public health department in Tennessee.

In 2017, Carleena graduated with an MFA in Nonfiction from Goucher College. During her time in grad school, Carleena interviewed a Marine Combat Veteran of the Iraq War, in person and over the phone for two years. As a result of that relationship, Carleena created an interview podcast called The Carleena Show, which features in-depth conversations with guests from around the world.

Education

  • MFA Nonfiction, Goucher College, Maryland, 2017
  • Bachelor of Science, Ithaca College, New York, 2001

Professional Experience

  • Communications Chief, Hamilton County Health Department, Tennessee
  • Host/Producer, The Carleena Show Podcast
  • Program Director, Lookout Mountain Court Appointed Special Advocate, Georgia
  • Trek Instructor, Where There Be Dragons, Mexico
  • University English Instructor, Mexico
  • Peace Corps Volunteer, Panama
  • Nickelodeon Animation Studio (Intern), California
  • Carleena Angwin is a guest on WRCB Chattanooga: Overcoming A Crisis television special.
  • Carleena Angwin speaks at the Unity on the Bridge event in Chattanooga for National Recovery Month.
  • The Carleena Show podcast is hosted and produced by Carleena Angwin. Ordinary People Share Their Hero’s Journey. Listen and subscribe on iTunes, Spotify and YouTube. 
  • Andrea Layne is a guest on The Carleena Show podcast with host Carleena Angwin.
  • Max Baldwin made history as the first person with a disability to compete on an Australian Olympic Team. Listen to his conversation with Carleena Angwin on The Carleena Show Podcast.
  • Carleena Angwin graduated with an MFA in Nonfiction from Goucher College in Maryland. Carleena hosts The Carleena Show Podcast.
  • The Carleena Show features in-depth conversations with guests from around the world. Host Carleena Angwin is a writer, public health professional, and former Peace Corps Volunteer based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
  • Carleena Angwin taught English at a public university in Oaxaca, Mexico. The Carleena Show podcast is hosted and produced by Carleena Angwin.
  • Carleena Angwin was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Panama. The Carleena Show podcast is hosted and produced by Carleena.
  • Carleena Angwin discusses heart health on WTVC News Channel 9 Chattanooga.
  • The Carleena Show Podcast and YouTube Channel is hosted by Carleena Angwin. Dameon Berry is a US Army Veteran and Working Dog Trainer at East Tennessee K9..

Media/Publications

Interviewed for an article in the Times Free Press – Chattanoogans share stories of recovery, push to remove stigma around addiction

Panelist Member: WRCB Channel 3 – Opioids: Overcoming a Crises

Appeared on the Peace Corps Revisited Podcast

Published an article in the Peace Corps Panama Friends Newsletter

Appeared on the Headliner Highlight Podcast

Interviewed for an article in Writer’s Digest  – Digital Repository Limbo: How Can MFA Students Protect Their Work?

Co-authored an article in the Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice