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Jay Allison has been an independent public radio producer, journalist, and teacher since the 1970s. His work has won most of the major broadcasting awards, including six Peabodys. He produces The Moth Radio Hour and was the curator of This I Believe on NPR. He has also worked in print for the New York Times Magazine and as a solo-crew reporter for ABC News Nightline, and is a longtime proponent of building community through story.
Through his non-profit organization, Atlantic Public Media, he is a founder of The Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org, and WCAI, the public radio service for Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. More about Jay, more than you’d reasonably need to know, is available at www.jayallison.org.
Viki is an independent radio producer and editor. She began as a radio stringer for ABC News in Rome, Italy, while working as a location/production manager for film documentaries. Since the founding of Atlantic Public Media in 1995, she has been producing essays and features for national broadcast on NPR and for the Cape and Island public radio stations.
Viki is an editor for Transom, and a collaborator on four Peabody Award-winning series, Lost & Found Sound and The Sonic Memorial Project, Transom.org and The Moth Radio Hour. She was the Senior Editor on the NPR series This I Believe and currently produces The Moth Radio Hour with Jay Allison. Additionally, Viki was the voice coach for the Transom Story Workshops and currently coaches reporters and hosts in public radio, podcasting and other media, among them: Marketplace, NY Times, Pushkin Podcasts, Financial Times.
Sydney is the author of three oral histories, published by The New Press, and for close to thirty years assisted oral history maestro Studs Terkel. She co-authored his memoir Touch and Go. In 2001, Sydney moved to Southeastern, Massachusetts and has been working with Atlantic Public Media ever since.
Jennifer Jerrett is a radio producer, editor, and natural sound recordist whose work has appeared on Here and Now, Living on Earth, PRX Remix, and Wyoming Public Media. She created Telemetry, a science and nature podcast for Yellowstone National Park, where she also developed a comprehensive natural sound library that includes more than 10,000 hours worth of recordings of the Yellowstone ecosystem. Jennifer graduated from the Transom Story Workshop in 2013 and later became a teaching assistant for Transom’s Traveling Workshops. In a previous life, Jen worked in ecology: studying snow leopards in Mongolia, penguins in Antarctica and owls in the Southwest U.S.
Joshua is an internet and media kind of person who began his work with APM in the early 2000s as project manager for NPR’s Lost & Found Sound website, then as Transom.org’s website director during its first few years. He is also an artist and occasional journalist, whose work has appeared on NPR, CGTN, DC’s WPFW FM, and other outlets.
Sophie Crane is a Showrunner and Senior Editor at Pushkin Industries and Scholar-in-Residence at Dartmouth College. She lives in Norwich, VT.
President: Nubar Alexanian
Treasurer: Elisabeth Swan
Secretary: Sydney Lewis
Voting Members: Jay Allison, Leila Day