Sarah is an independent Sydney-based audio producer and award-winning journalist from New Zealand. She produces radio and podcasts for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and for Sweden's public radio, UR. She previously produced Insight on SBS TV - Australia’s multicultural public broadcaster. Sarah joined Insight mid-2008, just in time to travel to the US to cover the presidential election. She had previously covered the mid-terms as a freelance feature writer for the Sydney Morning Herald. Sarah worked in print for seven years, holding staff reporter roles at daily and local newspapers. She also freelanced as a music magazine writer. She travelled to Serbia to cover a festival in Belgrade and then was the Australian correspondent for New Zealand’s Rip It Up magazine.
Olivia is an award-winning audio producer and journalist. She has made audio content for broadcasters and clients including ABC, SBS, Monocle, Bauer Media, Newscorp, The Wheeler Centre, and the Digital Writer’s Festival. She spent 18 months working with Google’s Creative Lab on projects exploring storytelling, sound and technology. She is a senior producer with the investigative history podcast History Lab, and is one half of The Expressionists, a podcast about how idioms connect us with the past and to each other. She has also written and reported for publications including the South China Morning Post, Storyful News Agency, DestinAsian Magazine and China Media Project. Olivia is represented by the Audiocraft Agency.
Ariana Martinez is a New York-based artist working across audio and visual media. They use these mediums to understand the specific geographies that have shaped them—their extended family’s past and present home of Lajas, Puerto Rico, their mother’s New York City neighborhood in the Bronx, and the various towns across the U.S. where Ariana spent their childhood. In 2018, Ariana was named an AIR New Voices Scholar and received the inaugural Signal to Noise Award from UnionDocs & Gilded Audio. In 2019, they were a Third Coast | Ragdale Radio Resident. Ariana has sound designed and edited Queer Public, produced radio feature stories for BBC Radio 4's Short Cuts and has contributed to KCRW's The Organist and WFMU's The Blind Tourist. They are a member of the Third Coast 2019 Conference Advisory Group.
Darcy is a web developer, information architect and digital generalist. His speciality is WordPress and production management systems. He loves working with artists, audio producers and NGOs.
Humyara Mahbub designed our podcast tile.
I was mentored for this project by Claudia Taranto. Thanks to Audiocraft for selecting me for their Ladies Who Listen mentor program.