Alison MacAdam


Alison MacAdam is an independent story editor for audio journalism. Her work includes the 2019 Dart Award and Peabody Award-winner, "Believed" and "Embedded: Capital Gazette," which received a 2022 Dart Honorable Mention. She edited journalist Jason Rezaian's podcast 544 Days, about state-sponsored hostage-taking and the effort to free Rezaian from prison in Iran, and works regularly with the New Yorker Radio Hour, Code Switch, and other radio programs and podcasts. MacAdam spent nearly two decades in public media, working as a producer and then Senior Editor for NPR's All Things Considered, and later, as NPR's audio storytelling trainer. She was a 2014 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.