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In this edition of 1st Person, Haley talks about getting her start in the entertainment world and her motivation for seeking internet fame. Music featured in this episode: "Get Free" (feat. Amber of Dirty Projectors) by Major Lazer Check Haley out on Youtube!
The way Melvin describes it, he grew up in "Hell." He got involved in gang activity early in life mostly due to peer pressure. After a rival gang threatened the life of Melvin's brother, he put crime behind him and joined the Navy. As a retired veteran, Melvin shares his thoughts on both of his former lifestyles. Music featured in this episode: "Empty Sunset" by D33J
In this edition of 1st Person, Jeff talks about how his perceptions of adulthood have changed as he has grown. He also describes what he believes is the best part of being an adult. Music featured in this episode: "Forgotten Fantazy" by Seth Bogart
In this edition of 1st Person, Kiya opens up about how studying accounting full time left her feeling like her creativity was stifled. She shares her inspiration for starting a shoe line and her feelings about fashion as an expression of personality. Music featured in this episode: "We Get Along" by Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings
In this edition of 1st Person, Dustin talks about how he progressed from playing video games to designing them. He also shares how he draws inspiration from the real world to create storylines for his games. Song featured in this episode: "Modern Age" by Sonny & The Sunsets
In this edition of 1st Person, Joshua describes what it was like to visit China. He also shares his future plans should the presidency fall to Donald Trump. Music featured in this episode: "Thousand Eyes" by Lia Ices  
As one of the countless people who have or will move to New York City to chase their dreams this year, Larena shares what motivated her to make the move from Missoula, Montana. She also recounts her scariest moment since becoming a resident of New York City. Music featured in this episode: "Sea Legs" by The Shins Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
In this edition of 1st Person, Kelly talks about her expectations related to physical beauty when she moved to the United States and how they have changed over the years. She also shares her future plans and how she hopes to help others feel beautiful. Music featured in this episode: “The Most Liveable City” by Gold Panda Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
As a street performer in New York City, Billy has seen it all. In this edition of 1st Person, he shares a memory from his time performing in Central Park. Song featured in this episode: "My Mathematical Mind" by Spoon Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
In this edition of 1st Person, Lorraine shares stories about different types of traumas that have happened in her life and how those traumas have defined her outlook on the world in certain ways. Song featured in this episode: "Sixteen Forever" by The Casket Girls Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
In this edition of 1st Person, Jesse discusses life as an artist as he knows it and talks about a major moment in his career. He also offers advice for anyone who might be on the same path. Song featured in this episode: "du Zirconia" by Com Truise Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
In this edition of 1st Person, Chris discusses his chosen transient lifestyle, in which he leaves himself open to continuously experiencing new things through a willingness to move from place to place. Song featured in this episode: "du Zirconia" by Com Truise Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
In this edition of 1st Person, Leigh shares what it means to be a dancer. She speaks about why dance is special to her as well as some of the struggles she has encountered. Song featured in this episode: "Raw Light Overture" by Botany Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
“1st Person” features people telling firsthand stories about their own lives and experiences… Abby talks about how her career goals have shifted over the years, as well as the motivations behind those changes. She also shares her philosophy on finding the right career. Song featured in this episode: "Painted In Gold" by Strange Talk (feat. Bertie Blackman) Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App!
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! “1st Person” is a new recurring segment that features people telling firsthand stories about their own lives and experiences. In this episode we meet Marlene, who talks about the many careers she's had over her lifetime and the experiences she gained from those. She also offers advice for people who are unsure of what they want to do in their lives. Song featured in this episode: "Wait Up For You (Stint Remix)" by The Belle Game
Now you can watch us on your iPhone or iPad! Check out the BTRtoday App! “1st Person” is a new recurring segment that will feature people telling firsthand stories about their own lives and experiences. For our first of these videos, we present David, who spoke to us at New York City’s Grand Central Terminal about his time in prison, what led him there, and how his life has gone since being released. Song featured in this episode: "New Ways" by Daughter

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