Maggie Freleng is a public radio producer based in New York City focusing on mental illness, social issues, gender and sexuality. She is the Producer at-Large for NPR’s Latino USA and was an NPR Next Generation Radio fellow and mentor.
She’s formerly the host of “The Disappearance of Maura Murray” on Oxygen and formerly the producer of The Guardian’s “What Would a Feminist Do” with Jessica Valenti.
Her work has been featured on WNYC, “Code Switch,” NBC New York, WHYY, WHYY’s “The Pulse,” Popular Science, Boston Globe, The Huffington Post, and Voices of New York. She was the New York blog correspondent for Stop Street Harassment and was a production assistant at WAM! (Women, Action, and the Media).
Maggie graduated with an M.A in Journalism focusing on Health & Sciences and Radio Broadcast from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY in December 2015. She earned a B.A in Journalism and English from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2011.