Millennial Check-In

Millennials are putting their stamp on the coast

Welcome to happy hour. On this Millennial Edition of the show, Tyler Buckingham and Jenna Valente grab drinks and chat about what's on their Millennial minds. Jenna gets the first round, and tells us about a cool birthday party she went to recently in Boston. The party was unique in that all the attendees were required to deliver a presentation on a subject of their own choosing. Of course, Jenna presented on three interesting ocean creatures and shares some fun facts on the pod. Tyler gets the second round, and, feeling a bit tipsy, talks about the Green New Deal and how Millennials like AOC are putting their fingerprints on the new congress.

R. Tyler Buckingham

R. Tyler Buckingham is the Director of Content and Production for Coastal News Today and ASPN. Before launching CNT/ASPN, Tyler worked with Peter A. Ravella Consulting, where he created coastal funding solutions for beach communities. Previously, Tyler worked at Rooftop Comedy where he served as the video and sound editor. In 2013, Tyler worked with Ken Burns' documentary film production company, Florentine Films, where he worked on projects including The Roosevelts: An Intimate Story; I Can't Stop Loving You, a documentary about country music; The Address, a documentary about the recital of the Gettysburg address on its 150th Anniversary; and Vietnam. Tyler also worked on the Ken Burns mobile app, which was released to critical acclaim in 2014. From 2009 to 2012, he was a monitoring and evaluation consultant in the field of international economic development with the U.S. Trade & Development Agency. Originally from Ojai, California, Tyler grew up going to the beaches of Southern California and credits time spent in the tide pools with inspiring an early interest in marine biology and coastal systems. Tyler is the co-host of the American Shoreline Podcast and the host of the Beach Shack Podcast on coastal real estate.