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Cast & Crew

Cast and Crew

Steve Curwood

Steve Curwood
Host / Executive Producer
617-287-4128 | email | Twitter @scurwood
Steve Curwood is Executive Producer and Host of Living on Earth. Steve created the first pilot of Living on Earth in the Spring of 1990, and the show has run continuously since April, 1991. Today, Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is aired on more than 250 public radio stations in the USA. Steve's relationship with public radio goes back to 1979 when he began as a reporter and host of Weekend All Things Considered. He also hosted NPR's World of Opera.
Steve has been a journalist for more than 30 years with experience at NPR, CBS News, the Boston Globe, WBUR-FM/Boston and WGBH-TV/Boston. He shared the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service as part of the Boston Globe's education team. Steve Curwood is also the recipient of the 2003 Global Green Award for Media Design, the 2003 David A. Brower Award from the Sierra Club for excellence in environmental reporting and the 1992 New England Environmental Leadership Award from Tufts University for his work on promoting environmental awareness. He is president of the World Media Foundation, Inc. A faculty associate of the Havard University Center for the Environment, he is also a professor of practice at UMass Boston. He lives in Southern New Hampshire on a small woodlot with his wife and family.


Bobby Bascomb
Managing Producer
617-287-4126 | email | Twitter @BobbyBascomb
Bobby Bascomb has been with Living On Earth since 2006. She joined the LOE team from academia with a background in environmental studies and geography. She enjoys producing and reporting stories on a wide breadth of topics, including indigenous issues, sustainable development, and land use in the tropics. When not producing radio, Bobby loves international travel and tries to spend as much time as possible outside. She can often be found hiking with her family, sailing, camping, gardening, kayaking, or skiing through the long New England winters.


Jake Rego
Technical Director
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Jacob Rego has been with Living On Earth since 2012. He is a graduate from Berklee College of Music where he studied music production and engineering as well as acoustics and electronics. The science of audio engineering is his passion. When he’s not at work, Jacob can be found designing his own music equipment, and recording / producing local talent.


Jenni Doering
Producer
617-287-4121 | email | Twitter @jennidoering
A member of the Living on Earth team since 2014, Jenni Doering enjoys producing stories on people and nature, wildness, and the American West. She majored in Environmental Humanities at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA, fell in love with nature writing, and now enjoys molding words and sounds to please the ear. In her spare time, Jenni can be found biking, attempting to close her numerous pop culture knowledge gaps, and rejoicing in/agonizing over the meaning of life with fellow humanists.


Jaime Kaiser
Associate Producer
617-287-4124 | email | Twitter @jparrisk
Jaime Kaiser is a New York native and Brandeis University alumnus. She graduated in 2016 with a degree in English Literature and minors in Environmental Studies and politics. She enjoys telling stories about climate policy, urban sustainability and other topics that work at the intersection of people and planet. Initial reservations about radio after starting her journalism career in the newspaper world have been replaced by an admiration for audio. Making playlists for every occasion and rock climbing take up most of her free time.


Lizz Malloy
Associate Producer
617-287-4125 | email
A Massachusetts native, Lizz Malloy can often be found scouring for frogs while mucking through cranberry bogs or studying shorelines in search of sea ducks. In 2017 she graduated from the University of Rhode Island after studying journalism, wildlife conservation biology, and sociology. Following graduation, Lizz participated in a service year with Americorps at an environmental non-profit and focused on environmental communication and engagement. Lizz was previously an intern at Living on Earth and is excited to be back, fostering her love of audio storytelling and environmental justice.


Sarah Rappaport
Assistant Producer / Social Media Coordinator | email
Sarah Rappaport is originally from New Jersey and a graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans, where she majored in environmental studies and film. She’s a new addition to the Living on Earth team, but her love of the outside world runs deep. Sarah is passionate about marine and wildlife conservation, as well as the preservation of the National Parks and Forest System. When she’s not at work or finishing up her master's degree in journalism at Boston University, Sarah can be found hiking, painting, or finding dogs to hang out with.

 

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