2017 Provocations

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

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

Listen to these 5-minute provocative talks from Mia Lobel, Martina Castro, Tobin Low & Kathy Tu, Maureen McMurray, Johanna and Eric Zorn, John Biewen and Sarah Alvarez. Hosted by Maya Goldberg-Safir.

Note: Brian Reed's Provocation is unavailable to stream. It was a special thing for a special moment!

And! Part of Martina's Castro's provocation is in Spanish. Read the accompanying subtitles for this provocation!


Featuring

Brian Reed

Brian Reed is the host and co-creator of S-Town , as well as the senior producer of This American Life .

Sarah Alvarez

Sarah Alvarez founded and runs Outlier Media, a journalism service that delivers data reporting and valuable information to low-income news consumers over SMS and message apps.

Martina Castro

Martina Castro (@martinacastro) is founder and CEO of Adonde Media, a globally-minded podcast production company based in Brooklyn, New York. Martina will co-facilitate the 2019 Mentorship Meetup with Anjuli Sastry by going through the nuts and bolts of how to build and maintain career-changing relationships.

John Biewen

John Biewen is audio program director at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, where he teaches and produces the Peabody Award-nominated Scene on Radio podcast.

Tobin Low

Tobin Low (@tobinlow) is a co-host of Nancy, WNYC Studios' LGBTQ-themed podcast about we define ourselves and the journey we take to get there.

Kathy Tu

Kathy Tu (@_kathytu) is a co-host of Nancy, WNYC Studios' LGBTQ-themed podcast about we define ourselves and the journey we take to get there.

Johanna Zorn

As co-founder of the Third Coast International Audio Festival, Johanna Zorn has been committed to the development of contemporary audio culture for more than three decades.

Maureen McMurray

Maureen McMurray (@Moe_McMurray) is Director of Content at New Hampshire Public Radio, where she oversees the station’s programming and original podcasts.