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Audio Journalism

Tanzina Vega in WNYC studio

Student and Alumni Work

Check out our students’ Audio Documentaries and Audiofiles, our live-to-tape radio news magazine. And follow us on SoundCloud to listen to more student work from audio courses.

Here’s a small sampling of published work by students and alums of the audio specialty:

  • Tanzina Vega, ‘07, was named the new host of WNYC’s flagship morning show “The Takeaway” in May 2018.
  • Rebecca Lee Douglas, ‘11, produced an episode of “Freaknomics” called “Yes, the Open Office Is Terrible — But It Doesn’t Have to Be,” and is developing a new science and technology podcast for the Boston Globe.
  • Sarah Barrett, ‘14, won a grant from the International Reporting Project to investigate legislation affecting transgender people in Costa Rica and Guatemala. Her reporting was featured on many national shows, including PRI’s “The World.”
  • NPR Producer Noah Caldwell, ‘16, works closely with host Audie Cornish. While on assignment in Memphis, he produced a story about the removal of controversial Confederate statues. 
  • Selly Thiam, ‘11, was selected from thousands of applicants for the Google Podcasts creator program. She will be expanding her AfroQueer podcast, an Africa-wide LGBT show. 
  • “New Yorker Radio Hour” Associate Producer KalaLea, ‘16, produced two conversations featuring “Surviving R. Kelly” executive producer dream hampton and New Yorker staff writer Jelani Cobb and writer Aaron Sorkin about his adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird.”

Contact Us

Do you have a question about the Audio Journalism specialty? If so, please contact us.

Kalli Anderson
Director of Audio Journalism