Jay Cowit

Technical Director, The Takeaway

Jay Cowit appears in the following:

Fighting Fracking With Music

Monday, June 15, 2015

The new record "Buy This Fracking Album" hopes to raise awareness of the dangers of fracking.

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The Weekender: Love, Marriage and The Law

Saturday, June 06, 2015

This weekend, The Takeaway explores love and marriage as we await the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage.


The Surprising Origins of 6 Classic Songs

Thursday, June 04, 2015

The guitar riff to "Can't Get No Satisfaction" was nearly lost while Keith Richards was on a booze and drug-filled bender. We explore other popular songs that have unlikely origins.

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Extended Interview: Rashida Jones on Fighting the Teen Porn Industry

Saturday, May 30, 2015

The team behind the new documentary "Hot Girls Wanted"—co-directors Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus, and producer Rashida Jones— discuss their new film.

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From Ukraine to Carnegie Hall

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Last month, 24-year-old Ukrainian guitarist Marko Topchii made his American debut at Carnegie Hall after playing for nearly his entire life in Ukraine.


The DeflateGate Verdict: Fans React

Monday, May 11, 2015

The Takeaway shares reactions to NFL's investigation into deflategate scandal, and Host John Hockenberry gives his own take.

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The Best Six Things Online This Week

Friday, May 08, 2015

Every Friday, Sean Rameswaram, a producer with Studio 360 and host of the podcast Sideshow, rounds up the week in internet phenomena.

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The Weekender: Searching For Justice and Empathy

Saturday, May 02, 2015

In a special extended interview, actor Wendell Pierce of "The Wire" discusses the unrest in Baltimore, inequality, and police brutality.


The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, May 01, 2015

Every Friday, Sean Rameswaram, a producer with Studio 360 and host of the podcast Sideshow, rounds up the week in internet phenomena.


Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Plays Free Concert to Lift City's Spirits

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The musicians wanted to give back to the city they love, so they played an impromptu concert on the lawn outside their home base at the Joseph Myerhoff Hall in downtown Baltimore.


Artist Vijay Iyer on Finding Music in Empty Spaces

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Pianist, composer, writer and Harvard Professor Vijay Iyer joins The Takeaway to discuss his new album.


Baltimore Burns as Anger Boils Over

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Chaos and violence broke out in the streets of Baltimore on Monday following the funeral service of Freddie Gray, an African-American man who was fatally injured while in police custody.

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Real Voices of Baltimore

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

As the city looks to heal, we're bringing you a few moments after a night of fear, violence, and heartbreak. 


Bhi Bhiman on The Music of Protest

Thursday, April 23, 2015

For singer and songwriter Bhi Bhiman, the path to protest took form in his catchy and heartfelt compositions.

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Drew Holcomb on Life, Music and 'American Beauty'

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Folk rock musician Drew Holcomb jams with Takeaway Host John Hockenberry and talks about life, family, and growing up in the south. 

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Extended Interview: Dr. Jane Goodall on Her Lifelong Work and New Film

Saturday, April 18, 2015

In this special extended interview, famed primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall discusses her research and conservation efforts, and her new documentary.


Ballpark Figures: The Unsung Heroes of Baseball

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender Podcast! 


'Game of Thrones' Won the Internet This Week

Friday, April 10, 2015

Just the scent of new Game of Thrones episodes was enough to throw the internet (plus Seth Meyers, Sesame Street, and Key and Peele) into a tailspin this week. 

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The Takeaway Weekender: ZIP Code Decode - Mapping America's Health

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender Podcast! 


Rising Nigerian-Australian Hip-Hop Star Remi Splashes Onto American Scene

Monday, March 30, 2015

Australian-born to Nigerian immigrants, Remi is a rising hip-hop star. The "intelligent" tagged rapper joins us to discuss the influence that Nigerian politics is having on his work.

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