Profile

Emily Hanford
American RadioWorks

Emily Hanford is a senior correspondent for American RadioWorks, the national documentary unit of American Public Media. Her documentaries have covered a range of topics, from preschool to adult education. You can hear the documentaries on public radio stations nationwide and online at americanradioworks.org. Hanford’s work can also be heard on programs such as NPR’s Marketplace and Morning Edition, and on the weekly ARW education podcast (available at the ARW web page and iTunes). Before joining ARW, Hanford worked as a senior editor and news director at WUNC in Chapel Hill, where she created the series North Carolina Voices, which won a duPont-Columbia Award in 2005. Hanford also worked at WBEZ, Chicago as a reporter and program host, and at WFCR in Amherst, Massachusetts. Her work has won numerous honors including a Casey Medal and awards from EWA and the Associated Press. Hanford is based in Washington, D.C.