Catie Talarski is executive producer at WNPR, focusing on original WNPR programs while working to develop new concepts, live events and content strategies.
Catie got her start in documentary radio at the Salt Institute in Portland, Maine. She has produced several award-winning programs on Where We Live, including coverage of young people leaving Connecticut and sexual assault on college campuses. For WNPR, she’s explored the underbelly of Hartford’s Park River, and the history of the women who helped save the Mark Twain House. She worked with the Public Radio Exchange to produce the hour-long specials BULLIED: Teen Stories from Generation PRX and Left Behind, Dropping Out.
Catie works with students from Hartford’s Journalism & Media Academy Magnet School and CPBN’s Learning Lab in an after school program for high school seniors.
Her foray into magazine writing includes an article about her Polish heritage published in SilverKris, the in-flight magazine of Singapore Airlines. Catie lives in West Hartford with various loved-ones and animals.