Taki Telonidis

Taki Telonidis is Senior Supervising Editor for Reveal , an award winning radio show and podcast that’s dedicated to exposing injustice and holding the powerful accountable.

Previously, Taki was the media producer for the Western Folklife Center, where he created more than 100 radio features for NPR, and three television documentaries for PBS. Taki was also Senior Editor for NPR’s State of the Re:Union . Between 1994 and 1998 he was Senior Producer of Weekend All Things Considered .


Dental Deja Vu

Producer Gwen Macsai was 31 when, for the second time in her life, she was subjected to that ubiquitous teenage torture device . . . the dental retainer.

Leonard Little Finger is the great-great grandson of Chief Big Foot, whose band of Lakota Sioux Indians were killed at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, in 1890.

From Sagebrush to Steppe

Two years ago a group of Mongolian herdsmen and musicians traveled to Elko, Nevada, to participate in the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.



With a little savvy and practice, magic can happen between two people and a microphone. Taki Telonidis and Hal Cannon outline the basic elements of conducting an interview, both in technical and human terms, by playing great examples and bringing in the wisdom of master interviewers on public radio.

Check out the 2018 Audio Doctors, who specialize in the medicine of audio editing.