Virginia Prescott is the Gracie Award
-winning host of On Second Thought for Georgia Public Broadcasting. Before joining GPB, she was host of Word of Mouth
, Writers on A New England Stage
and the I-Tunes Top Ten Podcasts Civics 101
and The 10-Minute Writers Workshop
on New Hampshire Public Radio. Prior to joining NHPR, she was editor, producer, and director on NPR programs On Point
and Here & Now
, and Director of Interactive media for New York Public Radio.
Throughout her radio career, Virginia has worked to build sustainable independent radio in the developing world and has trained journalists in post-conflict zones from Sierra Leone to the Balkans. She was a member of the Peabody Award-winning production team for Jazz from Lincoln Center with Ed Bradley
and the recipient of a Loeb Fellowship at Harvard University.