J.C. Howard is a proud Oaklander, and a Producer for NPR’s TED Radio Hour and How I Built This with Guy Raz; he is currently based in Washington, D.C. Previous projects include: writing for NPR’s Car Talk, and Audio Editing for 91.7FM KALW—creating radio edits of the KALW project/Radiotopia podcast 99% Invisible. J.C. also formerly worked as a General Assignment Reporter for KALW's Crosscurrents Program. And—in case it ever comes up—he loves breakfast.
As a graduate of the First Voice Apprenticeship Program, (2016), J.C. was a host and producer for the cultural affairs Radio-magazine Full Circle on 94.1FM KPFA in Berkeley, California. In 2012 J.C. began hosting and Executive Producing a Podcast called Cut Down. The Cut Down Podcast was a News & Current Events available on iTunes.
While living in the Bay Area, J.C. was Social Media Manager for All Pro Wrestling (currently operating out of Daly City). His passions include storytelling (ergo the wrestling gimmick), writing, and participating in life!
Aside from career interests, J.C. holds a Master of the Arts in Communication and Leadership from Gonzaga University. He began his pursuit in 2009 and failed miserably shortly after. But like a Phoenix, J.C. rose from the ashe...wait, is that a little much? Yeah, you're probably right. He returned in 2016 and completed his degree in 2017. The full story is in the video below!
And That Just Happened.
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