Maya Goldberg-Safir

Maya Goldberg-Safir (@mayags) is Third Coast's co-director.

producer

The Sitter Dispatch

Straight out of college, Maya was living in her cousins' attic and was working a part-time, unpaid internship. Then she took a job as a nanny that turned out to be nothing like she'd expected.

Maya Turns 26

Whether she likes it or not, things are about to change.

S-Town Hall

On April 11, 2017, Third Coast held a public discussion in Chicago to discuss S-Town , the most-buzzed about podcast of the year, from Serial Productions and This American Life .

presenter

2017 Provocations

A series of short talks from producers who hope to dare and ignite.

2018 Provocations

Join us on the opening night of Third Coast for Late Night Provocations: a series of short talks from producers who hope to dare and ignite.

Every other fall, the Third Coast stretches its wings, embraces a film festival model (minus the popcorn - too noisy) and presents the Third Coast Filmless Festival - a celebration of sound, story, and the art of listening.

curator

To kick off 2019, Third Coast invited producers whose narrative audio work we’ve never featured before, to send us the best story they’ve made recently. We called it the Producer Index Challenge.

host

Podcasts have been shown to rejuvenate your commute, enliven your dishwashing, and bring the best of audio storytelling straight to your ears. But... how do you choose? Do you hear about new podcasts daily, but just can’t get them to your ears?

staff

Third Coast International Audio Festival, or Third Coast, has served an ever-growing global community of storytellers and makers since 2000. An independent nonprofit arts organization based in Chicago, we center people and community first in our advocacy for the medium of audio as an art form. Through our work, we seek to push at the boundaries of the audio industry and support the creators who build our world in sound.