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Saturday, August 13 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Podcasts: A Platform for Stories, Voices and Perspectives of Color

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Minority journalists from New York to the San Gabriel Valley are experimenting with podcasts as a way to give a voice to people of color. What are the challenges and pitfalls of launching such podcasts? And are they here to stay, or just a passing fad?

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Hansi Lo Wang

National Reporter, NPR
Hansi Lo Wang is a national reporter for NPR based in NYC. In 2014, he won an AAJA National Journalism Award while covering race, ethnicity and culture for NPR's Code Switch team. Before joining NPR in 2010, he worked on a podcast about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Asma Khalid

Political Reporter, NPR
Asma Khalid is a campaign reporter focusing on the intersection of demographics and politics in the 2016 election. Her stories range from exploring how Puerto Rico's fiscal crisis could influence the Florida vote to interviewing the "new millennials" — the Obama-era kids who will... Read More →
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Fiona Ng

Producer, KPCC
Fiona Ng is a producer at KPCC, the NPR affiliate in L.A. She is part of a team at the station that's launching a new podcast looking at Asian / Asian American issues through the lens of the San Gabriel Valley and beyond
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Sruthi Pinnamaneni

Reporter/Producer, Gimlet Media
Sruthi is a producer at Reply All. Before joining Gimlet Media, she worked on stories for The Economist, Radiolab, Marketplace, Freakonomics, Studio 360, and Love + Radio.

Saturday August 13, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm PDT