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The power of video chat: How Marco Polo helped one woman catch skin cancer

Crystal Calla considers herself low-maintenance – even more so since she started working from home during the pandemic.    “Sometimes I just roll out of bed and start my day,” the human resources manager says. “I don’t spend a lot of time in front of the mirror putting on makeup or just looking at myself.” It […]

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When COVID forced a canceled reunion, these friends took to Marco Polo

As his 30th college reunion approached, Michael Champlin – “Champ” to his buddies – watched the pandemic unfold and saw the writing on the wall. Convening in June was going to be a no-go. Champ was philosophical but still disappointed. His treasured group of 10 once-inseparable friends, the people who’d finished each other’s sentences, shared […]

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Following her dream with Marco Polo Channels

Brittney Stefanic’s dream business came into being four years ago when she realized that two of her favorite roles – new mom and hard-core sleep enthusiast – just weren’t meshing. Baby Lincoln wasn’t sleeping, Brittney wasn’t sleeping, and postpartum anxiety and depression began to take a foothold. Until, at a well-baby checkup, Lincoln’s pediatrician told […]

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This podcasting pair built community – and sustained business success – with Marco Polo Channels

In 2018, Shelly Johnson joined Mary Rutt, her partner in life and crime, to launch the Latter-Day Lesbian Podcast, a weekly show providing heartfelt, compassionate, yet irreverent support to others who, like themselves, had been raised in deeply religious communities and struggled with coming out.  Their podcast was an immediate success, averaging 7,000-8,000 downloads per […]