Laura Mayer

Laura Mayer is a journalist living in New York City. She graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and is interested in interactive audio storytelling within an online environment.

Her work has appeared on the Third Coast Festival's Re:sound, WBEZ's Eight Forty-Eight, WNYC's Art/Culture blog and (Full disclosure! Laura was also the Third Coast Festival's trusty web intern in the Spring of 2009.)


The How Are You Doing Project is an interactive audio experiment that invites anyone and everyone to call an anonymous hotline and respond to the most frequently posed question of them all.

This hour: meditations on whispering, selective mutism, and a man who records some of the quietest sounds in the world.