Nishat Kurwa

Nishat Kurwa (@nishatjaan) is the executive producer of audio at Vox Media, where she leads audio programming across the company's house of editorial brands.

Previously, she was senior producer for Digital at Marketplace , and spent more than a decade in various roles at the Peabody Award-winning Youth Radio, which serves as NPR’s Youth Desk and trains diverse groups of young people in digital media, reporting, and technology.

In her capacity as a Youth Radio producer, Nishat mentored hundreds of teenagers in radio and digital storytelling, including newsgathering, interview, script/essay writing and editing, live event coverage, and multimedia reporting.


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