Michael May is the senior producer of the NPR Story Lab. In this role, he works with newsroom staff to pitch and produce innovative projects, including podcasts, videos, web stories, and new series for broadcast. He helped incubate such projects as the podcast Rough Translation and the All Things Considered series "Been There." May has also been the radio instructor for the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, managing editor of the Texas Observer, a daily news reporter at KUT, an editor at Weekend America and Latitude News and a contributing producer for WBUR's iLab.
Recent Posts by Michael May
- April 8, 2020 by Deborah Amos, Jacobia Dahm, Axel Öberg, Alex Leff, Hannah Bloch, Larry Kaplow, Michael May, Emily Bogle, Claire Harbage
A series of stories focusing on those speaking out to bring justice in European courts for a regime accused of war crimes. Judges called the series “a case study in thorough, humane, and complete reporting.” They applauded Amos for “swiftly and skillfully relating the background and current situation of each person she profiles, describing but not lingering on the traumatic situations they have endured, and then focusing on their resilience and the action to which their personal histories have spurred them." Originally broadcasted by NPR on September 24, 2019.
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