John Biewen

Independent Producer

John Biewen is audio program director at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, where he teaches and produces work for national and international audiences. He reported for Minnesota Public Radio, covered the Rocky Mountain West for NPR News, and spent eight years as a correspondent/producer with American RadioWorks, the documentary unit of American Public Media. Biewen’s work has won many honors, including two Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Awards, the Scripps Howard National Journalism Award, and Third Coast’s Radio Impact Award.


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To the nomads of of the Tibetan Plateau, change is part of life and if you’ve got a yak, you’ve got everything you need.

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To the nomads of of the Tibetan Plateau, change is part of life and if you’ve got a yak, you’ve got everything you need.

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