Kerry Donahue

Kerry Donahue is the director of the audio program at the Columbia School of Journalism.

She’s a former executive producer at New York Public Radio and one of the founding producers of “The Takeaway With John Hockenberry.” In late 2015, Kerry co-produced with Samuel G. Freedman, “Dying Words: The AIDS Reporting of Jeffrey Schmalz and How It Transformed The New York Times ,” which featured a book and an hour-long radio documentary distributed by PRX and broadcast on nearly 150 public radio stations around the United States. In 2015, she produced several episodes of the PRX Transistor podcast, working with biologist Christina Agapakis as host. Kerry frequently consults with organizations developing podcasts or as program doctor to existing programs. Her work has also been on Marketplace, NPR and WBGO in Newark.