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Jay Allison

Jay Allison

Jay Allison is an independent journalist and leader in public broadcasting. He produces The Moth Radio Hour and has created dozens of documentary programs and series. Over the past 35 years, he has been a frequent contributor to NPR news programs and This American Life, and is is a six-time Peabody Award winner. He hosted and produced This I Believe on NPR and co-edited the bestselling companion books. He is founder of the public media websites, Transom.org and the Public Radio Exchange (prx.org), and of WCAI, the public radio station on Cape Cod where Allison lives with his family.


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