Anita Rao is a public radio producer who works to bring underrepresented voices and perspectives to the forefront. From 2011 - 2014, she worked for the Peabody Award-winning StoryCorps where she pitched, edited and produced conversations from across the nation. Since 2014 she has been producing for The State of Things, North Carolina Public Radio WUNC's flagship show that features the issues, personalities and places of North Carolina. She is now the managing editor and guest host for the show. She has received Gracie Awards from the Alliance for Women in Media for her commitment to producing content by, for, and about women. As the co-founder and co-host of She + Her, she continues her commitment to exploring how gender shapes the lives of diverse women-identified folks.
Sandra Davidson is an entrepreneur and folklorist devoted to telling hard hitting stories about culture, politics and social justice. Her photography, writing, videography and podcasts are featured regularly on Bit & Grain, a digital publication about North Carolina that she cofounded in March 2015. Since March, Bit & Grain has been featured in the Columbia Journalism Review, the International Journalist's Network and The New York Times. She also co-founded, hosts and produces the radio show and podcast She + Her through which she continues her commitment to bringing diverse, intergenerational conversations to the public.
2016 Summer Intern
Monique LaBorde is a rising senior at UNC Chapel Hill. As a part of the Robertson Scholars program, Monique is a dual student at UNC Chapel Hill and Duke University. At UNC, she is earning a double major in Southern studies and women’s and gender studies. At Duke, she studies documentary studies at the Center for Documentary Studies. Monique is interested in digital storytelling, especially audio storytelling. In addition to interning with She+Her Radio , Monique works with the SNCC Digital Gateway and Bit and Grain. On the weekends, she works at the Carrboro farmers’ market and practices yoga.