The guests in this episode are the hosts of their own highly successful podcasts. Emma Choi is a comic and writer and host of the weekly short-form comedy National Public Radio podcast Everyone & Their Mom. In 2021, Emma joined the NPR program Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me! as an intern. She worked with the Wait Wait team to create the podcast Everyone & Their Mom, which began airing in February 2022. Emma is set to graduate from Harvard University in 2023 with a major in English and, she claims, a minor in tomfoolery.
Kylie Low is a podcast manager and content creator based in Portland, Maine. She’s the executive producer of the chart-topping Goal Digger Podcast and she hosts her own show, Dark Downeast — a true crime podcast dedicated to the stories of Maine and New England.
Light Hearted host Jeremy D’Entremont has appeared on Dark Downeast discussing lighthouse ghost stories and other topics. The Everyone & Their Mom crew visited Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse in New Hampshire this past October for a segment. In this episode, Kylie and Emma discuss their ideas about attracting a younger and broader demographic to lighthouse preservation.
Jeremy D’Entremont is the author of more than 20 books and hundreds of articles on lighthouses and maritime history. He is the president and historian for the American Lighthouse Foundation and founder of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses, and he has lectured and narrated cruises throughout the Northeast and in other regions. He is also the producer and host of the U.S. Lighthouse Society podcast, “Light Hearted.” He can be emailed at Jeremy@uslhs.org