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Jill Freidberg

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​I believe that responsible storytelling can build understanding and solidarity across borders and across the street.
Member since 2016


  • Seattle, WA




Contact Jill

Jill is available for

I am available for remote editing, interviewing, research, archival acquisition/licensing, and story consulting. When Covid-19 is contained, I will be available for tape syncs.
  • Editing
  • Engineering
  • Producing
  • Recording
  • Reporting

About Jill

Jill Freidberg is a Seattle-based documentary filmmaker, oral historian, radio programmer, podcast editor / producer, public artist, and archivist. She has worked in these fields for over 25 years. Freidberg founded the Shelf Life Community Story Project (, an oral history project using podcasts, photography, and public art to interrupt the narratives of erasure that accompany gentrification and displacement in Seattle's historically redlined Central District. She is a programming veteran at community radio, KBCS 91.3 FM and has produced and/or reported for The National Radio Project, Free Speech Radio News, Democracy Now, and One World Radio. She teaches audio storytelling, oral history, and documentary film production at the University of Washington Bothell. She is bilingual English / Spanish and produced documentary films in southern Mexico for 8 years.

Jill's Portfolio



  • Composition
  • Field Producing
  • Field Recording
  • Grant Writing
  • Interviewing
  • Mixing
  • Producing
  • Reporting
  • Research
  • Scrubbing and Audio Editing
  • Show Development
  • Sound Design
  • Story Editing
  • Tape Syncs
  • Translation


  • Adobe Audition, Hindenburg, Sennheiser Wireless and Shotgun Mics, Canon C100 camera and lenses, two Zoom H4Ns