Michelle Harven

Journalism Experience

  • 1A - (WAMU & NPR)
    Oct. 2019 — Present


    Pitch shows, book guests, write scripts and questions for the host. Books panels for the Friday News Roundup. Line produce including relaying listener reactions, live tweeting, and keeping the conversation on track.

  • Smithsonian Institution
    June 2019 — Dec. 2019

    Associate Producer

    Produced for the two podcasts, AirSpace and Sidedoor. Researched new story ideas, pre-interviewed guests, conducted recordings, and assisted the hosts.

  • Stars and Stripes
    Oct. 2018 — Oct. 2019

    Producer, Host

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

  • 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

    Master of Arts in Journalism

  • Temple University

    Bachelor of Arts in English