- Chicago, IL
LanguagesHindi, Urdu, Gujarati
- [email protected]
Nidhi is available forLooking for opportunities to help produce, write and research for podcast shows
- Fact Checking
Nidhi Shastri is an audio storyteller from Chicago, IL and a 2021 AIR New Voices Scholar. She graduated from the University of Illinois in 2019, after which she worked as an independent podcaster and political organizer. Her podcast, Model Minority: Uniquely American, has won two awards and been featured in Inside National Geographic, the University of Illinois and at the University of California - Berkeley. She is working to uplift Asian, African and Middle Eastern stories through her work, while also using podcasting as a medium for educating and inspiring social change.
A podcast that breaks down the model minority myth and showcases stories from the Asian, Middle Eastern and African immigrants and first-generation American communities. Some components: - Long-form narrative episodes featuring detailed research and interviews on social issues. - Short, immersive stories called Immigrant Tales, featuring Asian, African and Middle Eastern community members telling their stories of immigration. - Interviews from influential community figures featured on "In Conversation" episodes.
Wrote scripts and made selects for MIT's Chalk Radio podcast - focused on the OpenCourseWare courses.
MIT OpenCourseWare is an online publication of materials from over 2,500 MIT courses, freely sharing knowledge with learners and educators around the world.
- Researching, writing, and revising science briefs on short deadlines for popular online shows "What If," "How To Survive," "Crazy Creatures," "Your Body On," and "What If - Kids" - Communicating complicated scientific subjects in simplified, engaging ways without losing the integrity of the subject matter - Extrapolating from data and studies to take hypothetical scenarios to extremes in research briefs
- Social Media
- Show Development
- Scrubbing and Audio Editing
- Field Producing
- Fact Checking
- Associate Producer at Narratively Inc. (Freelance )
- AIR New Voices '21 at AIR (2021)