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Alicia Zuckerman

Alicia Zuckerman
JSK Journalism Fellow
Miami, Florida

Alicia Zuckerman was editorial director/executive editor of on-demand audio at WLRN in Miami. The public radio station won the 2021 national Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence in large market radio. 

She co-created the podcast Tallahassee Takeover, looking at how Florida’s state government increasingly limits local decision-making, and edited the podcast Detention by Design about migration by boat from Haiti and Cuba and the origins of immigration detention policy. She also reported and produced The Sally J. Freedman Reality Tour with Judy Blume, about the author’s years as a child in Miami Beach. 

Alicia was an arts reporter at WNYC and New York magazine. Her work has aired on NPR, Here & Now, The World, This American Life and Tablet magazine’s podcast. She has written for the Miami Herald and several magazines. 

She was a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism fellow. Her awards include a national Edward R. Murrow, SPJ Sigma Delta Chi and Third Coast International Audio competition. She is past president of PMJA (Public Media Journalists Association) and has served as a mentor for AIR and the Editors Collective. In 2020, she was honored as Editor of the Year by the SPJ Florida chapter.