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Wednesday, September 26 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Podcasts: Science Media’s Gateway Drug

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On-demand, habit-forming and possibly your favorite commuting companion. Why are science podcasts so addictive? The 48 million Americans who listen regularly are onto something! This dialogue divulges tips, tricks and takeaways that science media creators from all backgrounds won’t want to miss. Prepare to binge listen!

Speakers
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Carolyn Beeler

Producer and Reporter, PRI's The World
Carolyn Beeler is the environment reporter at “The World,” a nationally syndicated public radio program. She covers international climate policy and tells stories about how climate change impacts people all over the globe. Previously she covered health and science for WHYY in... Read More →
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Tara Boyle

Supervising Producer, Hidden Brain
 Tara Boyle is the Supervising Producer of Hidden Brain. In this role, Boyle oversees the production of both theHidden Brain radio show and podcast, providing editorial guidance and support to host Shankar Vedantam and the shows’ producers. Boyle also coordinates Shankar’s Hidden... Read More →
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Taunya English

Editorial Director, The Pulse
Taunya English (@taunyaenglish) is editorial director of “The Pulse,” WHYY’s health + science show in Philadelphia. She commissions storytellers and audio producers from around the country, shaping content and bringing new voices and perspectives to air. Previously, during a... Read More →
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Sanden Totten

Co-creator and Science Writer, Brains On and Smash Boom Best
Sanden Totten is a science writer and co-creator of the kids podcasts Brains On and Smash Boom Best. Both shows delve deep into topics kids are curious about and are chock full of science, history and attitude. Also sometimes fart jokes. Previously, he was a public radio science reporter... Read More →

Session Producers
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Carolyn Beeler

Producer and Reporter, PRI's The World
Carolyn Beeler is the environment reporter at “The World,” a nationally syndicated public radio program. She covers international climate policy and tells stories about how climate change impacts people all over the globe. Previously she covered health and science for WHYY in... Read More →
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Nina Porzucki

Nina Porzucki directs podcasting at WGBH in Boston. She previously worked as a producer on the radio program, PRI’s The World where she also co-hosted and produced The World in Words podcast. Early in her career, Nina had a penchant for joining corps; first the Peace Corps in Romania... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am
Yawkey Theater 1 Guest St, Boston MA 02135
  • moderator Carolyn Beeler