HOST

Alex Chadwick has been a nationally known reporter and on-air personality for all of NPR’s major programs including All Things Considered and Weekend Edition, and played a key role in creating and hosting several of the network’s most successful shows, including Morning Edition and Radio Expeditions. Known as one of NPR’s best writers, Chadwick has scripted award-winning television documentaries for ABC, CBS and National Geographic, winning an Emmy, a Peabody Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Award.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Bari Scott provides creative oversight and coordination for SoundVision’s programs and week-long Science Literacy Workshops for journalists, and directs BURN and The Really Big Questions. Scott has won numerous awards, including the duPont-Columbia Silver Baton, AAAS “Pinnacle of Excellence” and two Peabody awards, and received a 2000-2001 Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT. She sits on the board of directors of many local and national foundations and organizations and is a certified emergency volunteer instructor with the Oakland Fire Department.

MANAGING PRODUCER

Mary Beth Kirchner has won more than 50 reporting and production awards including several Peabody awards, a duPont-Columbia University Silver Baton and three Gold Medal awards from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. She has worked on projects from This American Life to a series on the brain with Robert Krulwich for ABC’s Nightline. She also developed and produced a decade-long project about neuroscience under the auspices of the Dana Foundation and has worked with all major public radio networks and multiple international outlets including the BBC, ABC (Australia), CBC (Canada) and NHK (Japan).

SENIOR PRODUCER / EDITOR

Robert Rand

PRODUCERS

Loretta Williams

Catherine Winter is a reporter, producer and editor. She is a contributing editor for American RadioWorks, the national documentary unit of American Public Media. Previously, she was a reporter and producer for Minnesota Public Radio and for KQED-FM in San Francisco. Projects she has edited and produced have won dozens of awards, including the Casey Medal, the duPont-Columbia Silver Baton, the Gracie Allen Award, two American Bar Association Silver Gavels, and the George Polk Award.  Catherine has a masters degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley. She taught news writing and media law and ethics at the University of Minnesota Duluth, where she received the College of Liberal Arts Teaching Award. She is a beekeeper and a University of Minnesota Extension master gardener.

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR / MIX ENGINEER

Robin Wise is an audio engineer and sound recordist whose studio, Sound Imagery, is all about bringing stories to life with sound. Robin’s many radio documentary series include The Promised Land, The DNA Files, Hearing Voices, The Really Big Questions, and has worked with independent producers on projects for radio, video, and DVD authoring. She has taught digital audio technology since it arrived on the scene at institutions such as UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, The United Nations and SoundPrint. Numerous project awards include The Peabody Award, The Robert Wood Johnson Award, AAAS, and a duPont-Columbia University Silver Baton.

EDITOR / PRODUCER – DIGITAL

Christopher M. Johnson is a freelance journalist who spent seven years with National Public Radio – including Morning Edition – as a producer, reporter, editor, commentator, and manager, and helped launch two NPR programs. As a reporter, Christopher covers popular culture, music, and technology. Christopher also directs Oakland Voices - a community media program that is a joint venture of The Oakland Tribune and The Maynard Institute for Journalism Education.

COMPOSER / MUSICIANS

Steve Wight

LOGO AND SITE DESIGN

Luke Massman-Johnson

CUSTOM WORDPRESS SITE DEVELOPMENT

Dice Media, LLC

MANAGER OF STATION MARKETING

Marge Ostroushko

SCIENCE ADVISORS

Heather Cooley

Richard Sears

Akira Tokuhiro

SPECIAL THANKS

Ethan Boehme

Jackleen de la Harpe

Elisabeth Graffey

Walter Hansell

Sally Lehrman

Michael Newman

Spencer Weisbroth

PRODUCTION PARTNERS

American Public Media

Marketplace

National Geographic

The Story

The PBS News Hour

FUNDING

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

National Science Foundation