In this supersized episode, host Jeremy Markovich goes looking for Charlotte’s original gold mines, and then gets inside a vault that’s full of billions of dollars to understand how North Carolina’s biggest city ended up being the place where the state stores its money.
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Jeremy Markovich: writer, producer, editor, host
James Mieczkowski: production help
Kimberly Simpson: digital manager
Elizabeth Hudson: editor-in-chief
Music in this episode:
- “Gold Standard” by Supastition (Charlotte)
- “Got To Go” by Boulevards: Spotify |Apple Music | Facebook (Raleigh)
Additional Music: Blue Dot Sessions
Special Thanks: Falfurrias Capital Partners; Laura Fortunato, The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Photograph by Chris Austin