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Liz Mak

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Member since 2018


  • Los Angeles, CA



English, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese

Liz is available for

I am currently looking for story editing, script writing and Senior Producer opportunities. I'm working remotely and am looking primarily for part time work at the moment.

My experience spans from reporting and producing long-form storytelling and documentary to working on short reported features and two-way interview podcasts. Please feel free to reach out to discuss your next project!
  • Editing
  • Producing
  • Recording
  • Reporting
  • Scripting
  • Voice
  • Writing
  • Teaching

About Liz

Liz Mak is an independent story editor and producer from Los Angeles, CA. For four years, she previously produced radio stories at the public radio show and podcast Snap Judgment.  Before that, Liz reported for NPR member station KALW in San Francisco. She's also taught at the Transom Story Workshop.

Liz’s stories focus on voices from traditionally marginalized groups. Her pieces have taken her to search for hidden graves on a remote Indonesian island, document the 2016 protests at Standing Rock, and spend a year reporting from within San Francisco's Mission High. Her writing, photography, audio and video work have appeared in various outlets, including NPR, Studio 360, PRI’s The World, and The New York TimesYou can hear her thoughts on reporting emotional stories on HowSound.


Liz's Portfolio



  • Voice Coaching
  • Tape Syncs
  • Story Editing
  • Show Development
  • Reporting
  • Producing
  • Mentoring
  • Interviewing
  • Field Recording
  • Field Producing
  • Voiceover


  • Descript
  • Pro Tools
  • Tascam dr 100 mk ii
  • Rode NTG2

Previous Work

  • Independent Story Editor and Producer (Current)
  • Senior Producer at Conde Nast
  • Producer at Snap Judgment
  • Teaching Associate at Transom Storytelling Workshop
  • Reporter and Producer at KALW