Manoush Zomorodi Biography
Manoush Zomorodi is a journalist, podcast host, and author. She was the host of the WNYC podcast Note To Self, which explores humans’ relationship with technology through conversations with listeners and experts. She began her career as a reporter and producer at Thomson Reuters and BBC News. She is married to television reporter Josh Robin, with whom she has two children.
Manoush Zomorodi Early Life
She was born and raised in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. She studied English and Fine Arts at Georgetown University. She began her career as a reporter and producer at Thomson Reuters and BBC News. She was the host of the WNYC podcast Note To Self, which explores humans’ relationship with technology through conversations with listeners and experts.
She later quit WNYC to start a media company, Stable Genius Productions, with her colleague Jen Poyant. Their first production was starting their company is documented in the podcast ZigZag. She married a television political reporter and anchor for NY1, New York City’s all-news station, Josh Robin and blessed with two children.
Manoush Zomorodi Net Worth
She has been working for decades and has never displayed a single hint of her working contracts or her estimated net worth.
Manoush Zomorodi Career
She is a co-founder of Stable Genius Productions, a media company with a mission to help people navigate personal and global change. She currently hosts the podcasts ZigZag, Note to Self, and IRL. Stable Genius use podcasts as a lab to test new ways journalists can educate, entertain, and inspire through narrative.
She wrote a book, Bored and Brilliant, and gave a TED Talk about surviving information overload and the “Attention Economy.”Before founding Stable Genius and the podcast ZigZag, She created, hosted, and was managing editor of Note to Self at WNYC Studios, which the Academy of Podcasters named Best Tech Podcast of 2017.
She won numerous awards, including The Gracie in 2014 and 2018 for Best Radio Host, the New York Press Club Award for Journalism and also named Outstanding Host in 2014 by the Alliance of Women in Media. Her team won a Webby in 2018 for The Privacy Paradox, an interactive digital project about personal data. She was listed as one of the “100 Most Creative People in Business” by Fast Company
Manoush is the host and managing editor of WNYC Studios podcast Note to Self. Every week, she searches for answers to life’s digital quandaries through experiments and conversations with listeners and experts. Prior to WNYC, She reported and produced around the world for BBC News and Thomson Reuters. In 2012, she published Camera Ready, a guide to multimedia journalism. A mother of two with a hilarious sensibility, Manoush’s unique personality has seen her succeed in the world of media.
Manoush Zomorodi Note to Self
She began hosting a new podcast at WNYC called New Tech City. The podcast covered a range of topics ranging from information overload and digital clutter to sexting, and the eavesdropping capabilities of our gadgets. She teamed up with ProPublica to launch “Breaking the Black Box” an investigation into Facebook’s collection of their users’ personal data. This was followed by “The Privacy Paradox” a five-part podcast and audience engagement series that aimed to help Facebook users to take control of their own data.
Manoush Zomorodi Stable Genius Productions
She quit WNYC, along with Jen Poyant, Executive Producer for Note to Self. The two cooperated and started a media company called “Stable Genius Productions a reference to a tweet by President Donald Trump. As a new company, their first company was a documentary podcast ZigZag, which documented the early days of the company itself.
The podcast covers their attempts to obtain funding for their company, ideas for new projects, and candid discussions by both co-founders about the financial risk they were taking, and the effect of running the startup on their personal lives. It is initially being broadcast as part of the previously established Radiotopia network.