This award was generously supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. _
Yowei Shaw is an independent radio producer in Philadelphia. She has contributed to This American Life, Studio 360, NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered. She specializes in short-form stories about cultural issues, particularly the experience of people of color. Shaw created Philly Youth Radio and is the recipient of the Leeway Foundation Transformation Award, a Third Coast International Audio Festival Award, and the National Journalism Award from the Asian American Journalists Association.