Sam Fenn

Sam Fenn is a journalist, documentary radio producer and the host of Cited, a radio show about knowledge and power. Over the past five years, Sam has produced stories about the politics of expertise in North America, covering addiction treatment, climate change, elder care, criminology, and baseball. These stories have aired on Cited as well as 99% Invisible, The Doc Project, Podcast Playlist and Life of the Law. His documentary "The Heroin Clinic" was a finalist for the Canadian Association of Journalists' top prize for Open Broadcast and was the winner of the Jack Webster Foundation's award for Feature/Enterprise Reporting. Sam has a MA in history from the University of British Columbia and frequently leads workshops with students to teach advanced interviewing techniques, story structure, and documentary radio production. 

Cited is an award-winning documentary program about the politics of research and higher education. They tell stories about the ideas that shape our world, sometimes in surprising ways. Gordon Katic and Sam Fenn are the hosts and executive producers of Cited.

Panel: Podcasting and/as Journalism

Is podcasting the new journalism? What challenges and new opportunities does this medium present to journalists seeking a wider audience? This panel of podcasting journalists will speak to their experiences of using podcasts to share breaking news, investigative, and long-form journalism.

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