Jad Abumrad

Host, WNYC's Radiolab

Jad Abumrad is the host and producer of Radio Lab. A former independent reporter, producer and documentary-maker for a variety of local and national programs, he was also a member of the team that launched The Next Big Thing and has been a teacher/mentor for WNYC’s Radio Rookies. Jad has written music for films and studied music composition and creative writing at Oberlin College.

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“Dolly Parton’s America” is a new podcast by Jad Abumrad.

Dolly Parton: An icon who rises above political partisanship, and suggests praying for Trump

“Dolly Parton’s America” is a new podcast by Jad Abumrad.

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