Charlotte Podcast Festival

In October of 2020, WFAE collaborated with community institutions to produce the Charlotte Podcast Festival, the city’s first podcast festival designed to inform, enrich, and inspire audio storytellers.

“By Every Measure”

“By Every Measure” is an episodic podcast exploring systemic racism, locally. The series examines Milwaukee’s racial inequities through the lenses of data, policy, storytelling and problem-solving.

“45 Days” and now “State Street” Podcast

KUER’s politics and government podcast and engagement initiatives provide a fun and accessible way to understand how bills become laws at the Utah Legislature and what they mean for the average person.

Homes

“Homes” presented personal stories from residents of Cleveland’s Woodhill Homes as it faced a complete rebuild. It also created space for community dialogue about public housing, race and poverty.

Podcasting 101 / Queen City PodQuest Academy

Over 10 weeks, students gained an understanding of the fundamentals of podcasting, production skills and marketing tips, and they walked away with a resource list for the future. WFAE believes in the power of podcasting to amplify diverse voices, remove barriers to storytelling and to build and connect communities.

Resettled

Resettled is a six-part podcast series that explores the complex resettlement process through the perspectives of refugees. The podcast team included two former journalists from Afghanistan and a poet and social entrepreneur from Iraq who had experienced resettlement themselves and offered valuable insight. Working with local nonprofits, VPM held a series of storytelling workshops in the community and recorded at booths during international festivals around the state.

Uncuffed

Uncuffed is a podcast and radio series made by people incarcerated in California prisons. KALW producers teach them how to record and edit powerful audio stories about life on the inside. Uncuffed seeks to create emotional, human stories to shift the narrative around incarcerated people and change the criminal justice system.

The Time of Our Life

Valley Public Radio launches a new broadcast series and podcast dedicated to rediscovering the short stories of Pulitzer Prize winning author and Fresno native William Saroyan. The program features acclaimed authors reading the works and discussing their relevance to our lives in the COVID-19 era.

Enlace Latino NC Podcast

Podcasts covering Coronavirus in Spanish – one for North Carolina’s undocumented immigrant community and another for its farmworkers.