Catie Talarski is Senior Director of Connecticut Public Radio.
Catie was instrumental in growing WNPR Originals from one daily talk show to a slate of award-winning broadcast programs as well as several digital-first initiatives.
She has produced stories for NPR and other national programs, and produced nationally-distrubuted audio documentaries with the Public Radio Exchange.
Catie was a teaching assistant at the Transom Story Workshop, and has taught storytelling and journalism classes to college and high school students. She studied documentary radio at the Salt Institute in Portland, Maine.
Her foray into magazine writing includes an article about her Polish heritage published in SilverKris, the in-flight magazine of Singapore Airlines.
Poland is a staunch U.S. ally, but it's not included in a program that waives visa requirements for visitors. Some argue this presents an expensive hurdle that keeps many from traveling to America.
In January, West Virginia’s Elk River was contaminated by a chemical spill from a nearby coal processing plant, affecting 300,000 local residents....