| Excellence |
Let me tell you how I play -- with the art & the science of audio...
2019 Peter Lisagor Award | Best Single Podcast Episode -- Best Business/Consumer Reporting -- Best Music Coverage
South Side Stories: "Money Or Merch" | S1 E1
South Side Stories: "Arthur" | S1 E4
The Dopest Thing I'm Doing Right Now
This is the first occasion that I've had to run the production of a massive, investigative audio docuseries. It's a bold 10-episode run about the long-incarcerated Larry Hoover - the man, the myth, and infamous founder of Gangster Disciples...
Presented by Breakbeat Media, in collaboration with my audio production company -- BIA Media -- it's a highly anticipated, investigative narrative podcast taking a closer look at his case and just who exactly IS Larry Hoover???
Dave Mays, founder of The Source Magazine & Hip-Hop Awards, put together an all-star team including Executive Producers Kierna Mayo Smith and Brett Jeffries, Yohance Lacour (reporting) and myself, Bia Medious (producing).
Change Agents: "People v. Environmental Racism" S1 E6
Hope From The Front Lines: "Surviving COVID" | S1 E16
Hope from the Front Lines is a weekly podcast featuring stories of black and brown women who are members of SEIU HCIIMK on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis.
South Side Stories: "Return To Englewood" | S1 E8
Nerdette: "Rad Girls Who Changed The World"
They’re finally getting their own books, movies, and streets named after them.
And here at Nerdette, we’re all about that. Totally into it. Zero complaints.
But what is equally as wonderful is when the spotlight also lands on accomplished young women. And that’s what author Kate Schatz and illustrator Miriam Klein Stahl have done with their book, Rad Girls Can, which tells the stories of inspiring young women who have made positive impacts on the world before turning 20.
The City: "The Cleanup" | S1 E9
Highkey: I'm an award-winning, multi-hyphenate creative working across mediums to tell stories that matter.
Lowkey: I'm just another Black girl from the southside of Chicago, trying to make the city that raised me proud.
Seen at WBEZ|Chicago's NPR News Source & USA Today
Schooled at University of Illinois & Medill School of Journalism
“The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them.”
Ida B Wells