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Maggie Sivit

Digital and Engagement Producer

Maggie is Curious City’s digital and engagement producer. As the show’s digital producer, she works closely with Curious City’s editor and reporters to oversee web production from start to finish: from adapting podcast scripts into original web articles to contributing additional reporting to editing text to creating or sourcing visuals. As the show’s engagement producer, she expands and deepens the show’s relationships with audiences across the city through in-person and digital outreach as well as by managing and creating content for Curious City’s social media accounts.Before joining WBEZ, Maggie was a PhD student in cinema and media studies at the University of Chicago.Outside of WBEZ, you can find Maggie rock climbing, dancing and looking for the best pastelito de guayaba in the city.

The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 turned Chicago from a destination to a stop on the Underground Railroad.
The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 turned Chicago from a destination to a stop on the Underground Railroad.