Michelle Harven

Journalism Experience

  • Stars and Stripes
    Oct. 2018 — Present

    Podcast Producer

    Developing and hosting the inaugural podcast for the Department of Defense’s independent media arm, Stars and Stripes.

  • Freelance Journalist
    Aug. 2018 — Present

    Associate producer for the Smithsonian’s AirSpace and Sidedoor podcasts. Host of the upcoming podcast from the Aspen Institute’s Business and Society Program.

    Previously: Editor at Westwood One News, cutting tape, recording voicers, and writing anchor copy for stations all over the country. Producer for award-winning podcast, DC Diary, where I edited episodes and helped construct script.

  • Legacy
    Aug. 2017 — Aug. 2018

    Creator, Host

    Hosted and produced a narrative mini-series podcast about older generations’ stories, and their insight into a complicated world.

  • PBS Newshour
    Oct. 2015 — Aug. 2018

    Associate Producer

    Wrote copy, gathered footage, and edited video for broadcast and online. Edited episodes of the podcast, Shortwave.

  • PBS Newshour
    Aug. 2015 — Oct. 2015

    Broadcast News Assistant

    Conducted pre-interviews, booked guests and coordinated studios. Wrote and pitched stories for online.

  • WBUR
    Jan. 2015 — May 2015

    Newsroom Intern

    Wrote broadcast copy for hourly news updates, conducted and recorded interviews for short segments, recorded audio in the field, and edited audio for newscast stories.

  • PRI's The World
    May 2014 — Sept. 2014


    Produced live conversations with the host, including pitching stories, pre-interviewing and booking guests. Wrote corresponding articles of on-air stories for the website.

  • EdTech Times
    Oct. 2013 — May 2015

    Chief Reporter

    Wrote articles for the website covering education technology news. Maintained website and edited articles sent in by outside writers for publication.

  • WERS
    Nov. 2013 — Jan. 2014


    Wrote stories for the a.m. news broadcast. Wrote, anchored, and edited segments for the public affairs program, You Are Here.


  • Emerson College
    May 2015

    Master of Arts in Journalism

  • Temple University
    Aug. 2011

    Bachelor of Arts in English