The Moth Radio Hour
The Moth Radio Hour

The Moth Radio Hour features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment.

Stories from the Heart of the Land
Stories from the Heart of the Land

A six-part series featuring intimate stories from around the world about the human connection to land and landscape.

This I Believe
This I Believe

Jay was the curator and producer of This I Believe on NPR and Co-Editor of the best-selling books based on that series.

Life Stories: First Person Portraits

They are stories about the ways we live our lives, the things we believe in, where we find our poetry.

Animals and Other Stories

This radio series is a collection of a short pieces reflecting on life, love and death among the species.

Lost & Found Sound

A series of richly layered stories that traced the soundtrack of the 20th century. Lost and Found Sound chronicles, reflects upon, and celebrates the human experience in rare recordings and sonic snapshots.

Beyond Affliction: The Disability History Project

The shared experience of people with disabilities and their families since the beginning of the 19th Century.

Breaking the Cycle: How Do We Stop Child Abuse?

A series of four hour-long documentaries plus a national call-in.

Miles Davis Radio Project
Miles Davis Radio Project

The definitive radio biography in 5 hour-long programs, plus a live music special. This series won the Peabody Award and many others. (Produced with Steve Rowland and Quincy Troupe)

Legacies: A History of Women and the Family in America

A series of eighteen half-hours produced with period music, actors reading from letters and diaries, a narrator, and scholar interviews. It covers the period from English Settlement to the Civil War.

Breakdown and Back

A series of three half-hours on one woman’s experience of a nervous breakdown. It blends reality and fantasy–her poetry and music, real and imagined scenes, and interviews with her family and friends.

Living in the Arts

A series of short meditations and collages on what it means to try to be an artist in America. Broadcast on NPR’s All Things Considered.