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Ellen Berkovitch

Visiting Associate Professor


Ellen Berkovitch is an award-winning documentary radio producer and podcaster, as well as a digital journalism entrepreneur and writer. In 2009 she founded the first online arts magazine for the Rocky Mountain West at Adobeairstream dot com, which she ran for the ensuing seven years as an online magazine with a dedicated podcast. She has been editor in chief of two print magazines, an investigative newspaper reporter, and news director of Santa Fe Public Radio. In 2018 she contributed a long-form investigative environmental radio documentary about uranium pollution on Navajo Nation to KRCB/NPR One. Ellen is now at work on two new podcasts as well as on a participatory journalism initiative, the Re-Voice Project, to amplify voices of people experiencing homelessness as experts in the social crisis. She moved back to her hometown of New York City from New Mexico in September 2018. In 2019 she has participated in #50WomenCan (Take the Lead in Journalism), a women’s journalism leadership training program. She begins teaching journalism at Pratt Institute in January 2020.

Bachelor of Arts in English, Wesleyan University;
Master of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University