the jetty team
Julie Caine, Executive Producer
Julie Caine is Jetty’s Executive Producer. She is an award-winning public radio veteran and podcast managing editor and producer. Previously Julie was managing producer for KALW News in San Francisco. KALW is a springboard for many well-known podcasts - from 99% Invisible to Kamau Right Now to The Stoop. There she shaped journalism training for what many people call ‘the creative NPR station.” Her work has aired on national and international programs. She believes deeply in Grace Paley’s assertion that you must be a story listener to be a storyteller.
Kaizar Campwala, General Manager
Kaizar Campwala, Jetty’s General Manager, has helped launch and build several media ventures. Prior to Jetty, he co-founded CALmatters, a statehouse reporting organization in Sacramento, and was director of business development and partnerships at Stitcher, a leading podcast platform. Kaizar is a board member at the San Francisco Public Press, and a mentor at the media accelerator Matter.
PRODUCTION, OPERATIONS, ENGAGEMENT
Casey Miner, Senior Producer & Managing Editor
Casey is the senior producer of Jetty’s debut podcast, Closer Than They Appear. She is also creator and executive producer of The Specialist, a podcast about work we don’t think about and the people who do it. She’s produced work for Slate, Mother Jones, KALW, and Pop-Up Magazine, among other outlets, and believes everyone should have the chance to be on-mic.
Raja Shah, Senior Producer
Raja is the senior producer of the Jetty podcast Game of Our Lives. He comes to Jetty from KALW, where he produced award-winning stories about the Bay Area and created The Bridge, a podcast showcasing the best of the KALW newsroom. Before getting into radio, he helped create Google Trends as a product manager at Google.
Lacy Roberts, Senior Producer
Lacy has a master's degree in journalism from UC Berkeley, and her work has been seen and heard on PBS Newshour, The Atlantic, Here and Now, and NPR affiliates around the country. You can also catch her teaching podcasting classes, spinning old country records, and riding her bike.
Jasmin Baoumy, Senior Producer
Before joining Jetty in Doha, Jasmin was a host and producer of the Al Jazeera podcast The Debrief. An award-winning photographer, she also led AJE’s social video team. Jasmin is half-Egyptian and half-German and has lived in both countries as well as spent time in Southeast Asia. Her work has ranged across the media landscape from radio production in Germany to social media marketing, photography, documentary filmmaking, PR and editorial work for government bodies in the EU.
Meradith Hoddinott, Sound Designer & Producer
Meradith has produced stories for 99% Invisible and PRI's The World. She also worked at Nordic Food Lab in Copenhagen to launch their podcast, Nordic Food Lab Radio. Most recently, she was the lead producer and engineer for OZY Media and their premiere podcast, The Thread.
Ian Coss, Sound Designer & Producer
Ian's work has been featured on radio programs and podcasts such as The World, Studio 360, Life of the Law, Women of the Hour, Afropop Worldwide, and BBC’s Cultural Frontline.
Graelyn Brashear, Audience Development Specialist
Graelyn has a master's degree from UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism and has reported for American Public Media's Marketplace, Capital Public Radio and Alaska Public Media. She also manages podcast projects for the Berkeley Advanced Media Institute.
Kyana Moghadam, Engagement Producer
Kyana is a writer and multimedia producer from the San Francisco Bay Area. She was the producer for the Global Press Passport podcast, and an associate producer on the documentary film Futbolistas 4 Life. She has worked with Global Press, Democracy Now!, AFAR Media, The 1947 Partition Archive and The Rule of Law Guantánamo Bay Oral History Project.
Kanishk Tharoor, Editor
Kanishk is a writer and broadcaster. He is the presenter of the BBC radio series Museum of Lost Objects. He is the author of Swimmer Among the Stars (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017), a collection of short stories. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Guardian, New Yorker, The Nation and elsewhere and has been nominated for a National Magazine Award.
Jordan Bailey, Audience Development Associate
Jordan is a writer and podcast producer from North Carolina, where she earned her BA in journalism and anthropology from UNC Chapel Hill. She produces and co-hosts the independent podcast Black Girl Book Club, and co-edits an Oakland-based art magazine. She comes to Jetty from a documentary filmmaking nonprofit, where she managed the public engagement campaign for a nationally broadcast PBS film.
Sophie Feller, Graphic Design
Sophie is a designer, artist, and general observer of everyday life. After receiving a BA in psychology and fine art from Bowdoin College, she earned an MFA in design from California College of the Arts, where she specialized in graphic design. Sophie's design reflects her unique educational background; incorporating analog modes of making when possible, her work often takes an informed and nuanced position on the human condition.