Bio: Catherine Stifter spent 38 years working in the wonderful world of public media. She retired in 2018 after working with hundreds and hundreds of producers, reporters and interns. It was a great career.
Catherine is a two-time Peabody Award-winning public radio editor/producer who most recently led "The View From Here" documentary team at Capital Public Radio in Sacramento.
She co-produced "Saving The Sierra: Voices of Conservation in Action", a regional media project featured stories of people working to preserve rural culture, local economies, and the environment of California's Sierra Nevada.
She worked for more than a decade on "New Routes to Community Health", a national project to improve the health and well-being of newcomers to the U.S. through local media made by and for immigrants.
Catherine was managing editor of Dmae Roberts' groundbreaking, Peabody Award-winning Asian American history series on public radio, "Crossing East," heard on more than 200 PRI stations.
She's worked in public radio since 1980 with stints as reporter, host, producer, engineer, and editor. She spent 7 years at NPR creating and producing the Training Channel, NPR's On-Site Journalism Training and the Diversity Initiative. She traveled to South Africa in 1993 to co-facilitate some of the first integrated journalism workshops in the country.