Ari Mejia

Producer, Audio & Community Storytelling, Vocalo
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.