Tim has been with The Takeaway since July 2009. Prior to him working on The Takeaway, he was with the Air America Network where he wore many hats. He was the interactive content manager and worked as a producer/engineer on Air America shows, such as: The Rachel Maddow Show, The Randi Rhodes Show, and The Laura Flanders Show.
Even though Tim has much experience in the radio world, he wasn’t always a radio guru. After graduating from Ithaca College, Tim worked in the non-profit field as an education grant editor and an assistant after-school program director.
Tim Einenkel appears in the following:
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
In his fourth studio album entitled "PTSD," Pharoahe Monch tells stories that represent painful experiences for him, but they have also made him a champion for people whose limitations and challenges have never made it into popular culture.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Sorting noise from music, street soundtrack from din is an old argument. 'Noise' can be cancelled with fancy new headphones. But is the canceling of noise also the erasing of culture?
Thursday, May 22, 2014
More than 3.5 million Americans are living in "commuter marriages." Hundreds of you got in touch to tell us how you're hanging in there.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
The high cost of prosthetics is prohibitive for many people who need them. But a team of graduate students found a way to build them on the cheap.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
A growing number of married couples are living apart in a union known as a commuter marriage. Why are so many married Americans staying far away from each other? And how do they keep their relationship alive from opposite sides of the country or even the world?
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
In "The Dylanologists," Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist David Kinney looks at Bob Dylan’s cult following, and how the musician has shaped the identities of countless Americans.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
According to the Alzheimer's Association, in 2014 an estimated 5.2 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease. A new film called "A Short History of Decay" explores what the disease can teach us about end of life challenges.
Friday, May 09, 2014
According to reports, Apple is in talks to buy Beats Electronics LLC, the headphone and streaming music company owned by music legend Dr. Dre. The deal could make Dr. Dre the first billionaire in hip-hop.
Thursday, May 08, 2014
From Chet Atkins to Jimmy Page, musicians have been pushing the technical limits of their instruments and gadgets since the first bang on a drum. And today, those limits are being pushed even further.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
It’s history. It’s women. Bow down.
Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Biographers have relied on handwritten letters for centuries, but more and more, they're using emails, texts and online chats to tell the story of a person's life.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
In the smart home of the future, your milk jug will tell you when your milk has gone sour, your plants will text you when they need watering and with solar panels on your roof, you may not even need to be connected to the power grid.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Some e-retailers are shifting their strategies by opening brick-and-mortar stores to attract new customers that may not be comfortable purchasing a pair of shorts or eyeglasses without first trying them on.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
New York City is a leading center for neuroscience research, so you'd think it would stand to benefit from President Obama's new $100 million initiative to map the human brian.
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
While most of us are accustomed to seeing women play soccer and none of us bat an eye at women running, men are still prohibited from competing in some sports — specifically synchronized swimming. An all-male synchronized swimming team in London has petitioned the International Olympic Committee to change that.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Although this morning the focus is on Egypt, right across the border Ariel Sharon is also in this "not dead" state. For two leaders that once went head to head, now they are so alive that when they are dead, they are still alive. In this audio essay, John Hockenberry asks: Can they ever die?
Friday, June 15, 2012
When people think of music as art they may think of a piano sonata by Mozart or a thrilling piece of be-bop by Charlie Parker, but a new documentary suggests that the title of "art" should also be bestowed on hip hop. Legendary rapper Ice T is the director of a new film called "Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap," which opens in limited release today.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
SpaceX and Orbital will be the first private companies to fly missions to the International Space Station. The two companies have multi-billion dollar contracts to supply cargo to the station after the NASA shuttle program shut down. BBC's science reporter Neil Bowdler was granted exclusive access to Orbital's launch facilities in Virginia.
Monday, April 09, 2012
In Iraq, the Christian community continues to suffer from intimidation and threats of violence, and the number of Christians in the country has dropped drastically following the U.S. invasion nine years ago in 2003. Rami Ruhayem is a correspondent for our partner the BBC, who has found that even though the levels of violent attacks have dropped recently, there is still a climate of fear.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Earl Scruggs, the man who reinvented the banjo as a solo virtuoso instrument, has died at the age of 88. Scruggs invented a style, the three finger picking style of banjo playing distinct from the ancient Clawhammer technique. Scruggs style is precise, rhythmic, dizzyingly fast and took the banjo from the back of the band and brought it down front. The Takeaway pays tribute to Scruggs, who played his instrument like no one had ever before played it and changed music forever.