Million Stories

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American Paycheck hits the road across America to discover how millennials make money, what they do with the money they make, and how they cope with adverse financial situations in their communities.

Baltimore: Local Activists Inspire Change in Their City

A Baltimore author teaches students the importance of critical thinking, and a boxing gym owner helps at-...
A Baltimore author teaches students the importance of criti...

Montana: Thriving Tech Boom Coexisting with Cowboys

A tech boom leads many Bozeman, Montana natives to stay and develop their careers. While technology grows...
A tech boom leads many Bozeman, Montana natives to stay and...

North Dakota: Boom or Bust of the Oil industry

In a city that thrives from the oil industry, three brother entrepreneurs use their experience in the fie...
In a city that thrives from the oil industry, three brother...

Portland: The Country's Top Craft Brewery Destination

From Great Notion Brewery to women owned and operated Freeland Spirits, residents of Portland embody the...
From Great Notion Brewery to women owned and operated Free...

West Virginia: A City Rebuilds After Coal Mines Shut Down

A college grad trains workers displaced by the loss of coal for new opportunities. Beekeeping and outdoor...
A college grad trains workers displaced by the loss of coal...

Los Angeles: Influencers and Content Creators on the Rise

Millennials are using digital media to start their own podcast or create their own content. Businesses al...
Millennials are using digital media to start their own podc...

Detroit: Making It in a City Known for Bankruptcy

A pair of immigrant siblings become successful entrepreneurs in a city most recently known for bankruptcy...
A pair of immigrant siblings become successful entrepreneur...

Tech Jobs in Austin

The CEO of a top VR Video game company tells his story and shows his surprising hit game. Then, a bird sc...
The CEO of a top VR Video game company tells his story and ...

Erwin: Revitalizing a Rural Town

A quaint rural town rebounds following the closure of their major industry and makes reparations for the ...
A quaint rural town rebounds following the closure of their...

Director's Comments

The co-creators of American Paycheck discuss the process of making the show, its premise and purpose, wha...
The co-creators of American Paycheck discuss the process of...

Atlanta: Hip-Hop's Beating Heart

One of the top studio owners in Atlanta gives an expert view of the music industry, and a photographer cr...
One of the top studio owners in Atlanta gives an expert vie...

Nebraska: Technology Meets Traditional Agriculture

From a young couple who learned to farm off YouTube to cutting-edge Silicon Praire technology, tech and t...
From a young couple who learned to farm off YouTube to cutt...