Tina Pamintuan is the Director of Radio Initiatives at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She began her career at National Public Radio where her favorite task was writing science and adventure scripts for Morning Edition’s Radio Expeditions.
In 2001, she was part of a small team that won a Dupont-Columbia Silver Baton for the yearlong series, The Geographic Century.
Tina’s interest in education began ten years ago when she founded Xtreme Youth Zone Media, a documentary training program for teenagers. Her media training projects have received support from organizations, including the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, the Radio and Television News Directors Foundation, and the Third Coast International Audio Festival.
As an independent radio producer, her stories have appeared on WAMU’s Latitudes, KCRW’s UnFictional, and American Public Media’s The Story. Her writing has appeared in The Christian Science Monitor,Humanities, and Bust. Tina was a 2011 Fellow at the International Center for Journalists.