On the Night Shift

Series produced by WFUV

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On this Labor Day, WFUV news catches up with local night shift workers to get their perspective on life after dark, balancing family obligations and the big question -- when do they sleep?

On this Labor Day, WFUV news catches up with local night shift workers to get their perspective on life after dark, balancing family obligations and the big question -- when do they sleep? Our sound-rich series introduces listeners to a colorful cast of night shift workers, from police officers to firefighters to a singing sanitation worker.


8 Pieces

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On this Labor Day, WFUV checks in with New York City's night shift workers. In this segment we visit the 24-hour spa, where working nights can be...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2004
  • Length: 04:40
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On this Labor Day, WFUV news checks in with New York City's night shift workers. In this segment, we catch up with a television film crew working ...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2004
  • Length: 04:45
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On this Labor Day, WFUV catches up with New York City's night shift workers. In this segment, a sanitation worker sings his way through a very lat...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, PRX Remix, WEKU, Third Coast Festival/Re:sound (Outside Purchaser) and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2004
  • Length: 04:51
  • Purchases: 21
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On this Labor Day, WFUV catches up with New York City's night shift workers. In this segment, some bakers in Lower Manhattan burn the midnight oil...

Bought by Prairie Public, Here and Now, WCAI / WNAN, and WYSO


  • Added: Aug 24, 2004
  • Length: 01:44
  • Purchases: 4
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On this Labor Day, WFUV catches up with New York City night shift workers. In this segment, we hit a local newspaper as they put together the morn...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2004
  • Length: 04:24
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On this Labor Day, WFUV catches up with New York City's night shift workers. In this segment, a trucker drives through the night to make an early-...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2004
  • Length: 01:50
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On this Labor Day, WFUV catches up with New York City's night shift workers. In this segment, a police officer and a firefighter talk about the la...

Bought by KFAI, WBFO, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 24, 2004
  • Length: 03:10
  • Purchases: 3
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On this Labor Day, WFUV catches up with New York City's night shift workers. In this segment, construction workers count the time-and-a-half pay a...

Bought by KISU, Delta College Public Radio, Here and Now, WBFO, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2004
  • Length: 02:19
  • Purchases: 6