Emily Siner

Assistant News Director

Emily Siner is the assistant news director at Nashville Public Radio and host of the Movers & Thinkers podcast. She also reports on a wide range of topics, including higher education, technology and — occasionally — cemeteries.

She's passionate about storytelling on all platforms, and she spoke at TEDxNashville in 2015 about the station's efforts to reach new audiences online. Before joining the news staff at WPLN, Emily worked in the worlds of print and online journalism at the Los Angeles Times and NPR. Born and raised in the Chicago area, she is a proud graduate of the College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Justin Ochs

Justin Ochs, a businessman from Hendersonville, Tenn., is a pretty smooth talking guy. But when you get him in front of a crowd of people, his voice becomes mesmerizing.

Ochs was the winner of the 2012 International Auctioneer Championship. WPLN’s Emily Siner talked to him about what he’s really saying up there — and how he gets the bids rising.

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