Jocelyn Gonzales is Executive Producer of Studio 360 and comes from a noisy, joyful Filipino family in Queens and New Jersey. She taught sound design at Tisch School of the Arts at NYU for 13 years, and worked in a variety of audio jobs, from college radio to network broadcasting, audiobooks to film mixing, and public radio to podcasting. Her work can be heard on Feet in Two Worlds, WNYC, Studio 360, Peppergreen Media, Marketplace, Headstepper Media, the Popcast and Book Review podcasts of the New York Times, the Signal podcast from StatNews, and The MashUp Americans.
The show’s original producers reflect on the creation of Studio 360 and its 20-year broadcast run.
How Kate Bush’s album captivated musicians as varied at Outkast’s Big Boi and singer Julia Holter.
Faith, family and fraud in the new musical “Felix Starro.”
How “Sweet Valley High,” a series of YA novels about blonde twins in California, made an impact on a schoolgirl in Nigeria.
How the debut B-52’s album wedded punk with fun.
How the legendary jazz singer transformed pain into art on her 1956 album.
This is the album that helped forge punk’s DIY attitude with its fusion of free-form rock and poetry.
A Baltimore police officer turns to poetry to understand his experiences on the job.
How an epic flop became the longest-running theatrical release in U.S. movie history.
Alicia Rodis makes sure sex scenes are shot believably — and safely.
Imagining the women who paid the price for a medical breakthrough.