Kai Wright

Kai Wright (@kai_wright) is editor and host of WNYC’s Narrative Unit and a columnist for The Nation magazine.

Kai was the host of WNYC’s podcasts There Goes the Neighborhood and The United States of Anxiety . Throughout his career, Kai’s reporting and writing has focused on racial justice, economic inequity, healthcare, and sexuality. He is the former editorial director of Colorlines and a longtime fellow of the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute.


The 2017 Third Coast/RHDF Competition awards the following categories: Best Documentary (Gold, Silver, Bronze, Honorable Mention and Directors' Choice), Best New Artist, Radio Impact, Best News Feature, Skylarking and Best Foreign Language.