Nishat Kurwa

Senior Producer, Digital at Marketplace

Biography

Nishat Kurwa is the creator of the women-of-color-centered newsletter Talk Story, which is supported by the International Women’s Media Foundation. She’s worked across radio and digital journalism for more than 15 years, and is currently Senior Producer for Digital at Marketplace, the most widely broadcast business/economic program in the U.S.

Previously, Nishat was Director of Digital Strategy at the Peabody Award-winning production company Youth Radio, where she managed the arts and tech culture site TurnstyleNews.com and helped develop the music podcast hub AllDayPlay.fm. She’s also an advisor to the Voice of Witness Education Program.