Martine Powers

Martine Powers (@martinepowers) is the host of Post Reports, the Washington Post's flagship daily news podcast. As a speaker at the 2019 Late Night Provocations, Martine will admit: "I'm tired of pretending that I love every single thing I make."

Before that, she was a newspaper reporter with an all-consuming passion for audio. She attended the Transom Story Workshop in 2015, and was the creator and producer of The Get, a podcast about black women and their personal and professional lives. Martine has also worked as a reporter at the Boston Globe and Politico, and spent a year as a Fulbright fellow in Trinidad & Tobago.


Our favorite tradition on the opening night of the Third Coast Conference.... this time, with some SPOOKY energy!

2019 Provocations

On the first night of the 2019 Third Coast Conference, all 800+ attendees gathered for a series of short, provocative talks.