Scott Carrier

Scott Carrier

Independent Producer

Scott Carrier is an American author, Peabody Award-winning radio producer, and educator. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah and is a professor in the Department of Communication at Utah Valley University. A contributor to This American Life, his own podcast is Home of the Brave.


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In November of 2015, independent producer Scott Carrier followed the refugee trail backwards to Lesbos, and asked, "Why did you leave home? Where are you going?

The Refugee Trail

In November of 2015, independent producer Scott Carrier followed the refugee trail backwards to Lesbos, and asked, "Why did you leave home? Where are you going?

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A holiday broadcast presentation of The Organist, featuring some of the show's best stories.

The Organist Holiday Special 2015

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