Nishat Kurwa is Executive Producer of Audio at Vox Media. She leads podcast programming, production, and new show development across the company’s editorial networks and partners. Before joining Vox Media, Nishat led the digital publishing team at American Public Media’s Marketplace.
Prior to APM, Nishat spent more than a decade as News Director and Senior Producer at the Peabody Award-winning independent production company Youth Radio (NPR’s Youth Desk). Her team there was early to podcasting, launching Youth Radio’s music podcast/streaming radio hub, AllDayPlay.fm, in 2007.
Outside of work, Nishat is a mentor for the Third Coast International Audio Festival’s Radio Residency and also publishes the women of color-centered newsletter Talk Story.