Julie Caine

Julie Caine's heart is in her ears. She leads podcasting and on-demand audio at KQED. As a member of the 2019 Conference Advisory Group, she is currently collaborating directly with Third Coast staff to envision & create Thursday Meetups: an afternoon of community-based gatherings that will kick off this year’s Conference.

Julie oversees strategy, new show development, and a vibrant portfolio, including the newly-minted Truth Be Told , an advice show by and for people of color. She helped found Jetty Studios, an international podcast unit for the Al Jazeera Media Network, where she launched Closer Than They Appear and Game of Our Lives, and helped develop The Take .

She’s a founding producer and editor on The Stoop and The Specialist podcasts, and was managing producer for Crosscurrents at KALW public radio, a springboard for shows like 99% Invisible , Snap Judgment , The Intersection , and Kamau Right Now. Her collaborative work has won numerous national and international awards. She believes deeply in Grace Paley’s maxim that you must be a story listener to be a storyteller.



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My name's Julie, and I'm a licorice addict.