John Biewen

John Biewen is a longtime audio journalist, documentary maker, and educator. He is the producer and host of the award-winning podcast, “Scene on Radio.”

“Scene on Radio’s” 2017 series exploring the history of white supremacy, “Seeing White,” and its 2020 series on American democracy, “The Land That Never Has Been Yet,” were each nominated for a Peabody Award. Biewen is also a two-time winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Award for outstanding coverage of the disadvantaged.

Before joining Kenan, he directed the audio program at the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University. Previously, John reported for NPR News, American Public Media, and Minnesota Public Radio. John is co-editor of the book, “Reality Radio: Telling True Stories in Sound,” published by the University of North Carolina Press.