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Manoush Zomorodi

Host + Managing Editor, WNYC Radio


Manoush Zomorodi is the host and managing editor of Note to Self, “the tech show about being human,” from WNYC Studios. Her book exploring how boredom can ignite original thinking, Bored and Brilliant: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Spacing Out(St. Martin’s Press) will be published in 2017.

Every week on her podcast, Manoush searches for answers to life’s digital quandaries, through experiments and conversations with listeners and experts. Her most recent interactive project is called The Privacy Paradox. Thousands of listeners were part of a week-long experiment to take back their digital identity and control over their data.

Manoush often speaks on creativity in the digital age, kids and technology, and women in media.
Prior to New York Public Radio, she reported and produced around the world for BBC News and Thomson Reuters.