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Alicia Zuckerman

Story Editor, Accessibility Researcher (d/Deaf, HoH access)

Professional Bio

Alicia Zuckerman is a former PMJA board president and has loved audio since she was a kid listening to comedy albums and call-in advice shows not meant for kids. She was a 2023 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University, exploring ways to make podcasts accessible for people who are d/Deaf and hard of hearing. Before that, she was editorial director/executive editor for on-demand audio at WLRN in Miami, winner of the 2021 national Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence (and 2022 contender) in large market radio. She develops and edits narrative, explanatory and investigative audio journalism and was previously an arts reporter at WNYC and New York magazine. Her awards include Third Coast, national Murrows, SPJ Sigma Delta Chi, NABJ, NAHJ, and she’s been honored as the SPJ Florida chapter’s Editor of the Year. Alicia was in the first cohort of AIR’s New Voices and serves on the advisory board. She has also served as an AIR and Edit Mode mentor.

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