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. As the featured speaker for our 2019 Third Coast Favorite Things, she'll introduce you to a radio time machine, an audio hologram, a sonic capsule we’ll plant all together.

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.