#17: Kaitlin Prest – Discovering the Magic in Modern Audio Fiction

Kaitlin Prest is an award-winning podcast artist whose keen ability to blend intricate sound design and distinct narrative storytelling into one-of-a-kind sensory experiences has earned her high acclaim at audio festivals and conferences worldwide. She got her start as a puppeteer, moved onto launch a Canadian radio show called Audio Smut, directed The Shadows for CBC Podcasts and is the co-founder, creative director and host of Radiotopia’s The Heart.

Our conversation with Kaitlin touches on her own personal journey in striving to make it in the radio and podcast worlds, as well as the inspirations and ethics driving her unique creative process that transforms audio into artwork expressing the complexities of intimacy and the human condition.

(Photo of Kaitlin Prest by Eleanor Petry)

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