An English / Fiction writing major, Johanna Weber turned her love of writing into a career helping leading non-profits like NPR, PBS, and the National Building Museum share their story across platforms and advance their mission. She encourages dialogue through listening and believes that there is often more to learn from what doesn't go as planned. For simply doing what she loves, Weber was proud to be recognized in AdAge's "40 under 40."
Weber loves coffee (lots of coffee) ideally with a chocolate croissant, biking with her two boys, podcasts, reading, letterpress stationery and snail mail, Phoebe Waller Bridge, The Clash, and summertime in Maine. For more connect via email and LinkedIn.
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Just a few current faves.
WINDS OF CHANGE
Eight-part podcast series from Pineapple Street Studios and Crooked Media unpacking a rumor that 1990's Scorpions ballad "Winds of Change" was actually written by the CIA to foment change in the Soviet Union. A close look at cultural espionage and the role of propaganda in Cold War politics.
2016 Pulitzer prize winner, The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen examines the Vietnam War and its aftermath through the eyes of a Viet Cong operative undercover in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam. In precise, cutting language The Sympathizer offers an absorbing commentary on American politics, culture, and the immigrant experience.
Comedian Sarah Cooper's satirical genius got her start wit hilariously unsettling lip sync video critiques of former President Donald Trump on TikTok, Twitter, and Instagram. But she is a woman of many talents. You can follow her blog "The Cooper Report" where no subject escapes sharp wit and she's got a Netflix special called "Everything's Fine."