Roman Mars is a public-radio producer and reporter. He is the host and producer of KALW’s 99% Invisible, which recently reached #2 in the iTunes rankings for all podcasts. Mars is also the host, producer, and program director of Public Radio Remix from PRX. His reported and documentary work has aired on Radiolab, The Story, Snap Judgment, Morning Edition, Weekend America, KALW’s Crosscurrents and WBEZ’s Re:sound. Before “going rogue,” Mars spent over three years at WBEZ’s Third Coast International Audio Festival as the project senior producer and sound designer, developing their weekly documentary radio program and producing the TCF national broadcast specials for Public Radio International. Mars started his radio career at KALW in San Francisco where he was best known as host and executive producer of Invisible Ink, an independent literary audio zine that received numerous recognitions from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters and was named “Best of the Bay” by the San Francisco Bay Guardian.
Friday, June 8, 2012