Nishat Kurwa

  1. Adjunct Faculty

Nishat Kurwa is the executive producer of audio at Vox Media, where she leads podcast programming and development across the company’s house of editorial brands. 

Nishat spent more than a decade of her career at the Peabody Award-winning independent production company Youth Radio (NPR’s Youth Desk). As Youth Radio’s senior producer, she worked with reporters on in-depth stories and series, and helped launch an initiative to bring a greater diversity of voices to public media. She led the team that launched the music podcast hub  At APM’s Marketplace, Nishat led the digital publishing team. 

She’s a mentor for the Third Coast International Audio Festival’s Radio Residency and publishes the women of color-centered newsletter Talk Story