Catie Talarski is Senior Director of Connecticut Public Radio.
Catie got her start in documentary radio at the Salt Institute in Portland Maine. She was one of the first producers for Where We Live, before becoming Executive Producer -- overseeing all locally produced shows and podcasts at WNPR.
Catie has documented end-of-life decisions made by young people with Cystic Fibrosis for NPR’s Hearing Voices, and dug into archival tape of artist Romare Bearden for Studio 360. For WNPR, she’s explored the underbelly of Hartford’s Park River, and the history of the women who helped save the Mark Twain House. She worked with the Public Radio Exchange to produce the hour-long specials BULLIED: Teen Stories from Generation PRX and Left Behind, Dropping Out.
Catie was a teaching assistant at the Transom Story Workshop, and has taught storytelling and journalism classes to high school students in and around Hartford.
Her foray into magazine writing includes an article about her Polish heritage published in SilverKris, the in-flight magazine of Singapore Airlines.