Shumita Basu

Reporter & Host, WNYC News

Shumita Basu appears in the following:

A Journalist and a Podcaster Walk Into a Bar

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Join Kelly McEvers in conversation with Invisibilia’s Hanna Rosin, Latino USA’s Maria Hinojosa and The Guardian’s Francesca Panetta about bringing their skills to the on-demand world. 

Michelle Buteau Won't Take No

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Comedian Michelle Buteau gave the keynote address at Werk It, a women’s podcasting festival, where she talked about her journey from self-doubting college kid to stand-up success.

Can You Hear Me Now?

Monday, July 04, 2016

Join podcast hosts Manoush Zomorodi, Megan Tan, Gretchen Rubin, Marlo Mack and Andrea Silenzi in a conversation about finding your voice on the microphone.

Here's How to Make an Episode of Radiolab

Sunday, July 03, 2016

How many drafts does it take to make an episode of Radiolab? The answer will blow your mind. Wha ha ha ha ha...

Down With Vocal Fry

Saturday, July 02, 2016

Take down the patriarchy with Radiolab's Molly Webster, On the Media’s Brooke Gladstone, Another Round’s Heben Nigatu, Invisibilia’s Lulu Miller and Only Human’s Mary Harris.

That Little Voice in the Back of Your Head

Friday, July 01, 2016

Tales of diving into the abyss, with Death, Sex & Money's Anna Sale, Only Human’s Mary Harris, Note to Self’s Manoush Zomorodi, Another Round’s Tracy Clayton and Nerdette’s Tricia Bobeda

How to Make Podcasts and Influence People

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Say you want to make a podcast. You get a microphone and recording kit. You wow your friends with your clever title and original conceit. Now how do you get anyone to listen? 

What's Your Big Idea?

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Hear from the women who might one day green light your podcast pitch.

Interview Roulette

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Three hosts, one subject. We brought to the stage Only Human's Amanda Aronczyk, NPR's Melissa Block and Wendy Zukerman of Science Vs. to interview a mystery guest. 

Booking a Killer Guest

Monday, June 27, 2016

A conversation with the master bookers of WNYC, with The Leonard Lopate Show's Melissa Eagan, Freakonomics’ Arwa Gunja, and Death Sex & Money’s Katie Bishop. Moderated by Keli Goff.

This Isn't Downton Abbey

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Public media isn't just going to keep making Masterpiece Theater, says Corporation for Public Broadcasting president Pat Harrison.

Another Round Presents: Stacy's Career Corner

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Stacy-Marie Ishmael and Tracy Clayton dole out unfiltered career advice on everything from social media etiquette to office gurus.

Sounds of Love and War

Friday, June 24, 2016

The Heart’s Mitra Kaboli and Serial’s Kate Bilinski discuss how they use sound to add depth and emotion to their shows. 

Roxane Gay Gets Her Way

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Roxane Gay is a cultural critic, editor, author and the wife of Channing Tatum…allegedly. Roxane gave the keynote address at the first-ever Werk It festival, in June 2015.

We Googled Your Newsy Loose Ends of 2015

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

From the earthquake in Nepal to Stanley Kubrick's faked moon landing, our reporters speed-googled and delivered on-the-spot updates. Listen to what we learned.

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Protesters Take to The Streets in DC, NYC

Saturday, December 13, 2014

From Washington Square to Washington D.C., thousands are marching to demand justice; many are calling for the prosecution of the policeman involved in the death of Eric Garner.