Ariel (Ari) Mejia is the Audio and Community Storytelling Producer for Vocalo Radio. Previously, she taught youth radio at After School Matters and independently developed and hosted Mirror and a Flashlight, a podcast from the Chicago Women’s Health Center, and Unboxing Queer History, a podcast from Gerber/Hart, the Midwest LGBTQ Library and Archives. Her audio has been featured on Short Cuts, The Heart, The Dig, Change Agents, and Bird Note. In addition to her work as a producer, oral historian, and audio artist Ari plays guitar and makes wheel-thrown ceramics. She identifies as a kitchen witch and also dabbles in candle magic.