John Voci

Executive Director of Programming and Content

John Voci has worked in all areas of public media including radio, TV and digital, since 1977. He joined WGBH Boston in 1981 working in a variety of capacities over thirty-two years. He managed WGBH’s expansion and development of three broadcast services and six radio channels as well as the station’s move to new facilities in 2007. John has produced radio programs for National Public Radio, Public Radio International and WGBH; television projects for WGBH’s Basic Black; digital projects for a variety a WGBH initiatives and was Technical Director for many of the station’s pioneering digital broadcasts.  He joined NEPR in 2014 and launched Media Lab, the station’s youth training initiative, in 2016. John was also Executive Producer of Words in Transit, the station’s multi-platform series on immigration.

John is also a certified Project Management Professional specializing in project management for clients in broadcast and digital media.

Words in Transit Podcast Helping Others
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The final episode of this series of "Words in Transit" features stories of immigrants from Bhutan and Slovenia and their work today to help other new arrivals to this country.

Words in Transit Cultural Appreciation
Beth Reynolds / NEPR

A woman from Ghana and a man from the Ivory Coast are grateful for the opportunities they’ve found here, but also feel that we can learn much from their native cultures.

Words in Transit Podcast
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Educational and professional opportunities brought many to the U.S. On episode 13, we hear stories from a man from Spain and one from Argentina.

An Indian and a Taiwanese woman reflect on life in both their native countries and in their adopted country.

Words in Transit
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Third Culture Kid features stories of acclimation and loss from a Palestinian woman and an Irish woman.

Words in Transit
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The second of two podcasts on immigrants that came to the U.S. without documentation. This episode, features the story of an immigrant from Colombia that came here to improve his family’s financial situation and the story of a young man from the Dominican Republic that realized as a teenager that his family was undocumented. .

Words in Transit
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Family Reunion features stories of two young people who came to the United States to re-unite with their families. Western New England is home to immigrants and refugees from around the globe, and their presence revitalizes the region and redefines its culture. Their journeys have involved fear, uprootedness, and isolation as well as perseverance, creativity, and hope.

Words in Transit
Beth Reynolds / NEPR

The story of two families, one from Syria and one from Sri Lanka that came to the United States to create new and better lives.

Words in Transit
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Survival includes two stories from refugees from Burundi and the Congo that escaped violence in their homeland.

Survival includes two stories from refugees from Burundi and the Congo that escaped violence in their homeland.

Words in Transit
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We hear an essay on DACA from an undocumented immigrant profiled in episode 2.

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