Justin GlanvilleSenior Producer - Community Storytelling
Expertise: People, neighborhoods, citizen journalism, serial podcasts
Education: Grinnell College - Bachelor of Arts
Cleveland State University - Master of Urban Planning and Development
Favorite spot in Northeast Ohio: My shoes, walking around neighborhoods and parks
A native Northeast Ohioan, Justin Glanville began his career in New York City, where he worked for the Associated Press covering daily news and off-Broadway theater. After returning to Cleveland, he worked as an urban planner. He now combines his passions for storytelling, people and places in Ideastream Public Media's “Sound of Us” initiative, which tells stories Northeast Ohioans want to tell, in their own voices.
- Dedicated to working with Northeast Ohioans to tell their own stories.
- Conceived and launched Ideastream Public Media's first-ever community storytelling initiative, the “Sound of Us.”
- Passionate creator of serialized narrative podcasts, including “Inside the Bricks” and "Mary & Bill: An Ohio Cold Case."
- Winner of multiple awards both for his own work and for stories produced with community members, including an Edward R. Murrow regional award and nods from the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists and the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors.
Why trust Ideastream Public Media?
The mission of Ideastream Public Media is to be a trustworthy and dynamic multimedia source for illuminating the world around us. Our highest priority is providing news and information that is reliable and accurate, that is gathered with integrity and professional care and that is presented with precision and respect for the intelligence of our audiences. We are transparent about how we discover and verify the facts we present and strive to make our decision-making process clear to the public. We disclose relationships, such as with partners or funders, that might appear, but will never, influence our coverage.
Graduates of the latest “Sound of Us” audio storytelling workshop made their own radio stories about marriage.
Euclid resident Nikki Montgomery says she grew up feeling "different," and that her long journey toward self-acceptance is a common experience for Black women on the autism spectrum.
The cold-case murders of Bill Sproat and Mary Petry in Columbus, Ohio, are the subject of a new podcast that has documented the investigation over more than three years.
“Mary & Bill: An Ohio Cold Case” focuses on the unsolved murders of Mary Petry and Bill Sproat. It is a cold case getting new attention.
A new series from Ideastream Public Media documents stories of senior citizens living in Parma, Ohio.
A trans woman, who lives in Parma, recounts how martial arts helped her build confidence to come out in her late 50s, and how martial arts helped her earlier in life overcome the trauma of childhood bullying.
Linda Pike of Parma lost 30 pounds to join the U.S. Army in 1968, but was dismissed a year later when she got pregnant.
Cleveland's leaders have been grappling with how to handle the city's fast-growing number of vacant lots, which now add up to 6,000 acres.
Makambo Mtambala, originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo and now a resident of Akron's North Hill neighborhood, wants a larger following for Afro United, the soccer team he coaches.
A new series in partnership with the International Institute of Akron shares stories from immigrants who are starting new businesses, rediscovering their love of music and studying in college.