Executive Producer of Local Podcasts
Ave Carrillo comes to the newsroom as Executive Producer of Local Podcasts from WNYC Studios, where for seven years, she served as Senior Producer of The New Yorker Radio Hour. There, she was a key member of the team that helped shape the editorial direction of the show, making it one of the fastest growing podcasts and radio programs at WNYC. Prior to that, she worked for several shows including the Peabody Award-winning program Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, PRI's Fair Game, Metropolitan Opera Radio and more.
Ave’s roots are in art and music. She has a degree in fine art from UC Berkeley, and studied jazz piano performance at the renowned jazz program at The New School, led by bassist Reggie Workman. She brings what she learned in music and art to all things audio.