WQXR Names New Executive Producer for Podcasting Branch

By David Salazar

Elizabeth Nonemaker will be the New Executive Producer of ‘QXR Podcasting.

In an official press release, WQXR Chief Content Officer and Senior Vice President, Ed Yim, noted that the position was created especially for Nonemaker. She will be charged with overseeing the teams of existing podcast shows such as “Aria Code,” “Helga,” and “Open Ears” as well as developing new ones.

Nonemaker has worked as a a writer, radio journalist, musician, and educator with such organizations as The Baltimore Sun, 21CM.org, Southern California Public Radio, and Cape Town’s Children’s Radio Foundation. She is also a composer who has held residencies with the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation and MacDowell Colony.

“From a field of over 60 applicants, Elizabeth emerged as the clear choice because of her experience in audio, her deep knowledge of classical music and culture, and her ability to work collaboratively with creative teams. As we expand our on-demand offerings under the ‘QXR Podcasting label, I am thrilled she is joining us to take on this critical role,” Yim said in the official statement.

Nonemakers commences her new position on Sept. 12, 2022.