Green Festival Speakers
Sara Harris is host and senior producer of Hear in the City: radio realities from the urban landscape (broadcast on KPFK 90.7FM in Los Angeles). An audio artist and radio journalist with 15 years experience in Los Angeles and Mexico, Sara brings a strong commitment to issues of urban environment, education, public wellness, and social equality to the forefront of the media conversation. Sara’s radio stories have been featured on Marketplace, All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Studio 360, The Next Big Thing, Living on Earth, BBC’s The World, and Mexico’s IMER national network.
Sara is co-founder of the urban sound-mapping project: RadioSonideros. Sara launched the Los Angeles Bureau of Youth Radio in 2003 and founded the AudioPostales cross-border youth radio project. She holds an M.A. in Specialized Journalism from USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and continues teach radio and multimedia journalism to teens with award-winning, nonprofit The HeArt Project.