Very Bad Words
Host, Producer, Sound Designer, & Editor of podcast about swearing and taboo language.
Diffusion - Peacebuilders
Producer of nine part series on peace building in Africa for Carnegie Foundation of New York.
Studio 360 - Tourettes Hero
Produced segment about Jess Thom, a Tourette syndrome activist and artist living in London.
Play for Voices - That Deep Ocean
Producer and lead Sound Designer of translated audio drama.
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Matt Fidler is an audio producer working in podcasting and public radio. Coming from a background as a musician, Matt uses sound to tell stories and elicit emotion in his works. After receiving his BA in Music with an option in Recording Arts from California State University, Chico, Matt worked in the music, film, and TV industries before finding his calling in public radio right as the podcast revolution was starting. Matt has worked as an audio engineer, producer and host on numerous public radio shows including: Studio 360, Freakomomics Radio, The New Yorker Radio Hour, Selected Shorts, The Takeaway, Latino USA, On The Media, A World of Possibilities and more. In 2016, Matt started Very Bad Words - the critically acclaimed show about taboo language and swearing. His current passions involve the beautiful natural settings surrounding him in his new home town of Chico, CA where he is working on a new podcast and radio series about the importance of America’s wild spaces and national forests. Outside of public radio, Matt enjoys creating music, hanging out with his wife and small dog, hiking large mountains, and riding his bicycle for dozens of miles at a time.