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CMA welcomes “Radiolab” founder Jad Abumrad!

Posted by on Thursday, April 14, 2022 in News.

The Cinema & Media Arts community is excited welcome celebrated media creator Jad Abumrad to our department!

From Vanderbilt’s official announcement

“Jad Abumrad, a public radio icon, podcast pioneer and founder of Radiolab, will join Vanderbilt University to lead and advise on several areas of work, including the launch of a new podcast institute designed to become a national center of excellence for the evolving profession of digital narratives.

Abumrad will begin a joint appointment on April 15 as a Distinguished Research Professor of Cinema and Media Arts and of Communication of Science and Technology at the College of Arts and Science, and he will have an advisory role with Vanderbilt’s Communications and Marketing team.”