About Beth's Books
NPR Essays and Radio Appearances
Author Beth Finke with Hanni, her guide dog.
Beth Finke is a regular contributor to Chicago Public Radio's 848, and a commentator on National Public Radio's Morning Edition. The links below go to a sampling of her past radio pieces.
National Public Radio, Morning Edition Commentaries You need the RealAudio Player for these. After you hit the link, wait--and NPR site window will appear and the audio will begin after a few moments.
Chicago Public Radio, Eight Forty-Eight
848 is Chicago Public Radio's morning magazine program.
- A Day in the Life of Sox Park
A very special tour of the home of U.S. Cellular Field, home of the White Sox. Beth and her WBEZ colleagues Matt Cunningham and Kate Cahan won the Chicago Society of Professional Journalists' Lisagor Award for sports broadcasting for this piece. (Requires RealAudio)
- A Blind Woman Revels Behind the Wheel of a Mustang
Beth drives a 2010 Mustang. And loves it. (Requires Flash Player)
- For Some, Tradition Informs a Green Future
When then President-elect Barack Obama announced his environmental team, he stressed that greener practices and initiatives could bring in, well, more green. That's no surprise to writer Beth Finke and her family. (Requires Flash Player)
- Learning to Sail
Beth takes a sailing lesson designed for the blind. (Requires Flash Player)