Nishat Kurwa joined Marketplace in 2015, as Senior Digital Producer. Responsible for Marketplace’s digital expansion, she drives strategy and content production for Marketplace.org, distributed media, apps, and social media.
Nishat came to Marketplace from the Peabody Award–winning Youth Radio, where she served as Director of Digital Strategy and Tech Desk Editor. She led Youth Radio’s online content syndication and was a co-developer of its digital platforms, including the online music station AllDayPlay.fm. She co-produced stories and series that were recognized with awards including an Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Audio Reporting, a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, and the National Youth Program Award from the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities.