eTown’s new podcast, “Looking Back, Looking Forward: The eChievement Award” revisits a number of past eChievement Award winners featured on the eTown weekly radio program for the last several years. These are eTown listener-nominated individuals who’ve been doing inspiring work, benefiting folks in need or the planet itself. Podcast Host Helen Forster (professional actor, vocalist, writer, voiceover talent, producer and co-host of eTown) shares these interviews from the past, and, when possible, follows up with each winner to see what’s going on with them now. A mix of ordinary, everyday citizens, plus an occasional celebrity winner, fused with narrative from eChievement Award creator Helen Forster, this podcast is guaranteed to introduce you to some incredible and inspirational individuals.
Episode 1: Ethan Zohn
Host Helen Forster shares the 2006 interview with former Survivor Africa TV reality show winner Ethan Zohn, who used a good portion of his million dollar prize to help others, combining his love of soccer with a passion for preventing the spread of AIDS. Helen also talks with Ethan today about what’s developed since being on eTown, including expansion of his charitable work, personally dealing with a rare form of cancer, and his recent foray into the world of medical cannabis.