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Maureen Loughran

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Member since 2020


  • New Orleans, LA

Maureen is available for

Audio editing and producing. Consulting on grant projects.
  • Editing
  • Engineering
  • Music
  • Producing
  • Scripting
  • Writing

About Maureen

Maureen is the senior producer for the nationally distributed public radio program American Routeswhere she has produced numerous two-hour programs and segments including feature radio documentaries profiling Woody Guthrie, John Coltrane, Alan Lomax and Mahalia Jackson. She conducted fieldwork to document Baton Rouge’s sacred and secular music traditions for the Folklife Program of the State of Louisiana’s Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. From 2016-2019, Maureen was deputy director of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance in New York, NY where she oversaw grants, artist relations and produced public programs. She has worked in various folk arts archives including the Irish Traditional Music Archive in Dublin, Ireland, the National Archives, the Archive of Folk Culture at the Library of Congress and the Irish Music Archive at Boston College. Maureen is also an alum of the radio workshop at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and was a founding member of the DC Listening Lounge. She holds a Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology from Brown University.



  • Mixing
  • Story Editing
  • Sound Design
  • Scoring
  • Research
  • Producing
  • Logistics and Coordination
  • Interviewing
  • Grant Writing
  • Booking
  • Audio Engineering


  • Recorder: Marantz PMD661 MKII
  • Pro Tools