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Manager, On-Demand Content & Audience Engagement (Podcasts), WFAE (Charlotte's NPR News Source)
Joni Deutsch is happy to call Charlotte home as WFAE’s manager for on-demand content and audience engagement, where she’s helped produce such podcasts as FAQ City and SouthBound, as well as Apple Podcasts’ Top 200 investigative podcast She Says. Joni is also the creator and host of WFAE’s Charlotte music podcast Amplifier, named “Best Podcast” by Charlotte Magazine and honored for excellence in arts and music podcasting by the local Edward R. Murrow Awards and The Webby Awards (called “The Internet’s Highest Honor” by The New York Times). Joni is an NPR Music contributor and has previously acted as guest host (and first female host) of the legacy public radio music program Mountain Stage.
A supporter of innovative media and a mentor to digital women leaders, Deutsch’s work has been highlighted by NPR, Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Poynter, Current, Online News Association and the American Press Institute.