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Twelve carriers caroling — about Priority Mail

Jamie Wright, Postmaster of Lost Hills, CA, portrays a singing letter carrier in the Postal Service's holiday TV ad promoting Priority Mail.

This edition of the podcast comes home for the holidays with a look at the U.S. Postal Service's popular new television commercial promoting Priority Mail. One of the Postal Service employees who appeared in the tuneful TV spot provides a look behind-the-scenes.

You'll also hear a roundup of the latest postal news and learn how you can enter to win a set of Garden of Love Notecards in time for Valentine's Day.

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Thanks for listening -- and don't forget to visit Your Postal Blog for daily updates on all things postal. 




Twelve carriers caroling — about Priority Mail, Transcript

Transcript for the December 2013 Podcast.

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Selfless employees aid storm victims & kids in need

Posted in DefaultTag, USPS, Postal Service, Letter Carrier, Stamps, postal news, postal, post office, mail, hurricane sandy, letters to santa by yourpostalpodcast on December 4th, 2012

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Photos: New Jersey City Carrier Daniel Eagen delivers mail to a box on his route after Hurricane Sandy devastated thousands of neighborhoods in the region. Customer Relations Coordinator Pete Fontana coordinates Operation Santa from his desk at New York's Main Post Office.

The December edition of Your Postal Podcast shows the dedication of postal employees in two special ways during the busiest mailing season of the year.

First, follow a New Jersey letter carrier who, like hundreds in the region, returned to his route soon after Hurricane Sandy's devastation of the area.

Next, you'll hear from the Postal Service's "Chief Elf" in charge of Operation Santa as he reminisces about the thousands of lives the program has touched over the past century by helping volunteers answer letters to Santa.

There's also a roundup of postal news, plus details on how you can enter to win collectible stamp items.

For a transcript of this podcast click here.

Thanks for listening -- and don't forget to visit Your Postal Blog for daily updates on all things postal.




Selfless employees aid storm victims & kids in need — transcript

Posted in DefaultTag, USPS, Letter Carrier, Stamps, postal news, postal, post office, mail, hurricane sandy, letters to santa by yourpostalpodcast on December 4th, 2012

Click here for a transcript of the December 2012 edition of Your Postal Podcast.  To submit a story idea, click on the comments link below.

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Saving lives, straddling borders

Posted in DefaultTag, USPS, Postal Service, Letter Carrier, Clerk, postal news, postal, post office, hero, mail, Teaxarkana, Portland by yourpostalpodcast on October 10th, 2012

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Photos: Portland, OR, City Carrier Jeff Brosy found a customer in desperate need of help while making his rounds this summer. The Texarkana Post Office, which literally straddles the state border between Texas and Arkansas, as marked by a sign at its entrance (inset).

Traditions of heroics and customer service in every American community are well represented in October's Your Postal Podcast stories.

First, you'll hear about a new Portland, OR, letter carrier whose quick actions helped save the life of a customer.

Next you'll hear a tale of two cities -- and two states -- which get outstanding mail service from one Post Office that could be excused for having a split personality.

There's also a roundup of postal news, plus details on how you can enter to win collectible stamp items.

For a transcript of this podcast click here.

Thanks for listening -- and don't forget to visit Your Postal Blog for daily updates on all things postal.




Saving lives, straddling borders — Transcript

Posted in DefaultTag, USPS, Postal Service, Letter Carrier, Clerk, postal news, postal, post office, hero, Teaxarkana, Portland by yourpostalpodcast on October 10th, 2012

Click here for a transcript of the October 2012 edition of Your Postal Podcast.

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The grand highs and lows of mail delivery

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Photos (top): A mule is packed with food and other goods for delivery to inhabitants of the Supai, AZ, village at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. Bottom: Leadville, CO, City Carrier Leonard Ortega delivers mail from the Post Office at the highest elevation in the United States.

Go to extremes with this month's edition of Your Postal Podcast, on a whirlwind trip that starts at the Grand Canyon and then travels to the highest and lowest Post Offices in our nation.

We'll also introduce you to new USPS greeting cards designed specifically for sending a salute to everyday heroes. You'll also learn how you can enter to win a free set of Bonsai notecards and stamps.

For a transcript of this podcast click here.

Thanks for listening -- and don't forget to visit Your Postal Blog for daily updates on all things postal.




The grand highs and lows of mail delivery — transcript

Click here for a transcript of the September 2012 edition of Your Postal Podcast.

To submit a story idea click on comments link below.

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Doggone — Every Door Direct Mail really works!

Posted in USPS, Letter Carrier, Clerk, postal news, Every Door Direct Mail, dog by yourpostalpodcast on August 6th, 2012

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The dog days of summer continue in the August edition of Your Postal Podcast, with a story about a dog who was reunited with its Florida owners thanks to Every Door Direct Mail.

You'll also hear about two Iowa clerks who transitioned to city carrier jobs as the Postal Service's network consolidation progresses.

A roundup of postal headlines concludes the program -- along with a chance to win a free collectible folio featuring the new Forever Stamps commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

For a transcript of this podcast click here.

Thanks for listening -- and don't forget to visit Your Postal Blog for daily updates on all things postal.

Photos: (left) Rather than say, "Goodbye Norma Jean," to their lost dog, her owners turned to Every Door Direct Mail in an effort to reach the neighborhood where the lost dog was last seen -- with heartwarming results. (Right): Loose dogs are but one of the many challenges successfully faced by Sioux City, IA, City Carriers Bob Myer and Michelle Glant after transitioning from jobs as clerks.




Doggone — Every Door Direct Mail really works! — Transcript

Posted in DefaultTag, USPS, Letter Carrier, Stamps, postal news, Every Door Direct Mail, dog by yourpostalpodcast on August 6th, 2012

Click here for a transcript of the August Your Postal Podcast.

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