Drew MaziaszCoordinating Producer “Sound of Ideas”
Expertise: Audio production, live events, environmental issues, multi-modal transit, history, author interviews
Education: St. Ignatius High School
University of Toledo
Favorite spot in Northeast Ohio: The Towpath Trail
Drew Maziasz worked at a union organizing nonprofit for several years before joining Ideastream Public Media as a part-time operator/announcer in 2011. In 2016, Drew was hired as a full-time technical producer, specializing in engineering live events and remote broadcasts as well as the “Sound of Ideas.” He joined the “Sound of Ideas” team as a producer in 2020 and became a coordinating producer in 2023.
- 2023 Press Club of Cleveland, Best Public Service, Radio/Podcast Show
- 2023 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, Best Public Affairs Program, Second Place
- 2022 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, Best Minority Issues Coverage, Second Place
- 2022 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, Best Public Affairs Program, Second Place
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A panel of experts discuss what is in store regarding the conflict between Russia and Ukraine for the series in partnership with Case Western Reserve University.
The shop stocks local products and also serves as a prep kitchen and incubator for area chefs.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum announced the nominees for the class of 2024, including Cher, Lenny Kravitz and Ozzy Osbourne.
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The Center for Community Solutions released a "Status of Women" report that looks in depth at Ohio women from all 88 counties.