Andrea Seabrook is a renowned journalist and the Washington, DC Bureau Chief at Marketplace, a division of American Public Media. Andrea is well-known for her role as NPR’s Congressional Correspondent as well as co-hosting several of their top shows such as All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, The Diane Rehm Show and Talk of the Nation. Andrea also founded DecodeDC whose motto is “decipher Washington’s Byzantine language and procedure, sweeping away what doesn’t matter so listeners can focus on what does”. The project was funded in part by a an impressive$100,724 Kickstarter campaign. DecodeDC was acquired by E.W. Scripps in 2013.
Andrea offers a refreshing perspective on how podcasters can change journalism, and impact traditional media infrastructure. We are so happy to have her back at DC PodFest for a second year, as our opening keynote!