Shereen Marisol Meraji

Shereen Marisol Meraji (@RadioMirage) is an NPR correspondent covering race in America and the co-host of NPR’s Code Switch podcast about race, identity and culture.

Meraji's stories center on the real people affected by the issues, not the experts and academics studying them. The best career advice Meraji ever received was from veteran radio journalist Alex Chadwick, who said, "When you see a herd of reporters chasing the same story, run in the opposite direction."


A bonafide Third Coast tradition, this session pulls back the curtain on one of the most difficult and important skills every producer needs to master: how to pitch...