Big Stories, Big Ideas with Nishat Kurwa, Executive Producer, Vox Media

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As the VP and Executive Producer for Audio at Vox Media, Nishat Kurwa has overseen the development and execution of some of the most popular and critically acclaimed podcasts in recent memory, including New York Magazine's The CutPivot, and Today, Explained. In this rare glimpse into her editorial process, Nishat will discuss the tough creative choices that her team makes when it's building shows for millions of listeners, her success at turning cultural thought leaders into entertaining audio storytellers, and her ongoing efforts to carve out a platform for talented women of colour.

In conversation with Vicky Mochama, Canadian columnist, commentator and co-host of the podcast, Safe Space.

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Originally broadcast on Friday, January 29 at 1:00 PM. Watch on demand until February 28. Closed Captioning will be available on the recording up to 72 hours after the event wraps.

Before the show, hear an excerpt from:

Talk Paper Scissors
This podcast shares rarely-explored stories about design and printing, typography and branding, books and publishing, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the graphic design world. // One of the 12 podcasts selected for Opening Act, a Festival initiative showcasing the next wave of Canadian audio storytellers.

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