Anayansi Diaz-Cortes

Anayansi Diaz-Cortes

Independent Producer, Creator of KCRW’s Sonic Trace

Producer

Anayansi Diaz-Cortes is an award-winning independent producer in the US and Mexico. As part of AIR's Localore initiative she moved from New York to Los Angeles in 2012 to work with KCRW to create the documentary and transmedia series, Sonic Trace. Her work has aired on PRI's The World, NPR's All Things Considered, KCRW's To The Point and Unfictional. Anayansi is currently producing her first film for PBS SoCal as part of the ITVS LINCS program.

Anayansi Diaz-Cortes on KCRW

Guatemalan immigrant Elder Rodriguez talks about being a landscaper in the city of Thousand Oaks.

The Cage of Gold

Guatemalan immigrant Elder Rodriguez talks about being a landscaper in the city of Thousand Oaks.

from Sonic Trace

Nancy Lopez reflects on the impact that Ronald Reagan had on her family history.

Nancy, Like Nancy Reagan

Nancy Lopez reflects on the impact that Ronald Reagan had on her family history.

from Sonic Trace

Jamshid Ashgvari left Iran after the 1979 Revolution, and during Iran's war with Iraq.

Leaving Iran

Jamshid Ashgvari left Iran after the 1979 Revolution, and during Iran's war with Iraq.

from Sonic Trace

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