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Alicia Montgomery

Alicia Montgomery (@AMontgomery_998) joined WAMU as Editorial Director in 2016 after enjoying the station as a listener for over 30 years.

Most recently, Montgomery was the Supervising Senior Producer of Code Switch , and served as lead editor of the Michel Martin: Going There live event series. She was also part of the leadership team of NPR's Sourcing Diversity effort. At Code Switch, Montgomery helped launch the team's successful podcast. She was recognized with awards from the National Association of Black Journalists for radio editing, and edited a digital story that earned the Native American Journalist Association award for Best Editorial.


A bonafide Third Coast tradition, this session pulls back the curtain on one of the most difficult and important skills every producer needs to master: how to pitch...