Juleyka Lantigua WilliamsEvent
Join the Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Publications Committee as we welcome Juleyka Lantigua-Williams to jump into a conversation about podcast culture and topics. Building connections and stories with underrepresented groups around the country, Juleyka Lantigua-Williams will be sharing her thoughts on the current audio technology world. Josh Mitchell, junior and Publications’ PubCast Host and Malik Anderson, The Ideas Network Producer with Wisconsin Public Radio will be moderating this event.
Juleyka Lantigua-Williams is the Founder and CEO of Lantigua Williams & Co. (LW&C), an award-winning digital media studio whose work erases the margins and reaches rising audiences with programming that has a social-justice vein and is rooted in the experiences and actualities of life in the US today. She created and is the executive producer of 70 Million, the first open-source solutions journalism podcast chronicling how locals are tackling jail reform around the country. In 2020, LW&C received a Peabody nomination, earned silver in the audio documentary category at the New York International Radio Festival, and won “The Director’s Prize,” their first Third Coast award, also known as “The Oscars of Audio.” A Fulbright Scholar, Tory Burch Fellow, and Stanford SLEI alumna, Lantigua-Williams holds a BA from Skidmore College, a Master’s in Journalism from Boston University, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College.
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This event is brought to you by the WUD Publications Committee as part of Lit Fest, our annual celebration of culture in literary work and storytelling––taking place this year from April 5–9. It is made possible by the generosity of the “ZBT Speaker Program Fund”, a fund created by a group of ZBT alumni from the Class of 1969 in honor of their 50th anniversary.
By attending this event, you will also have a chance to enter a giveaway for baskets sponsored by local businesses around Madison (Red Square Flowers, Green Life Trading Co., and Community Pharmacy, and more!)
Sign Language interpreting will be provided with CART captioning available. All accommodation requests should be made no less than two weeks before the event. We will attempt to fulfill requests made after this date but cannot guarantee they will be met.