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

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Vira Douangmany Cage and Sovann-Malis Loeung came to the United States as children from south-east Asia-Vira from Laos and Sovann-Malis from Cambodia. Their traumatic journeys and early experiences in a new land continue to impact their lives today.

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The story of two Iraqi refugees who were granted political asylum to come to the United States.

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For many immigrants education is important to their transition and future. In episode 3, Heap Sin, from Cambodia, and Woodlyn Joachim, from Haiti, talk about how teachers and education impacted their lives.

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Stories of two young people that came from El Salvador as children. They talk about their journeys here and the challenges of being undocumented.

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John Voci, Executive Director of Programming and Content at New England Public Radio, introduces Words in Transit, a podcast of personal stories of nearly 30 people from around the world who have made their new home in western New England.