Hina Imam

Hina Imam is a multimedia journalist interested in social justice, race and representation, intersectional feminism, and sociopolitical issues. She graduated from UBC School of Journalism and recently began a new adventure at CiTR as the Spoken Word Coordinator. Before moving to Vancouver, she was living in the Middle East. In her spare time, Hina brainstorms names for podcasts that she says she’ll make one day.

A computer screen with audio editing software, next to a microphone

Many current events podcasts are structured with narrative framework in mind, and employ strategies used by fiction podcasts to tell real life stories. How do they pull it off? What roadblocks arise? And when do the lines of journalism become blurred?