Bio: Leila Day is a senior producer and editor. She hosts and produces the podcast The Stoop: stories about blackness that aren't talked about enough. Leila was formally an editor and reporter at NPR member station KALW in San Francisco. She has been the associate instructor at the Transom Storytelling workshops in Woodshole, MA and has been mentoring young producers with various programs. Leila managed production and editing of The San Quentin Prison Report, working with inmate reporters to air their stories. She holds a degree in anthropology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and studied audio production at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies.
Her work has been on NPR, USA TODAY, Women of the Hour Podcast, Code Switch, and other national outlets. In 2015 she was awarded "Best Commentary" from the Society of Professional Journalists, Norcal, and was also a reporting fellow for USC Annenberg's Center for Health Reporting.
Available For: Arts reporting, Commentary/editorials, Consulting, Documentary production, Field Recording, Interviewing, Mentoring, Multimedia, News Reporting, Program development, Public Radio, Voiceover
Equipment: Hard Disc/Flash recorder, Pro Tools, Soundslides
Professional Media Experience: Audio Art, Community Radio, Editorial work, International Reporting, Multimedia production, On-air talent, Print Media, Radio Documentary, Radio Drama, Slideshow production