Ayesha Barmania is tireless in their pursuit of good stories, and they know that storytelling isn’t just the glamourous pursuit of the perfect subject. They know how to pull a good story out of a poor storyteller, and they are dedicated to supplementing the stories they collect through careful research, fact-checking, and review. After all, a good story has integrity. This is why the work they’ve enjoyed most while employed at CBC Radio has been chase production – finding, researching, and interviewing guests for radio programming.
Ayesha also knows that to get good stories, you need a strong community. Unsurprisingly, you can find Ayesha at the community radio station producing content, engaging with community members, and organizing radio event days. They also manage a non-profit podcast network, Peterborough Independent Podcasters, that empowers creators to tell their stories.
Ayesha serves as a host, contributor, and executive producer for a local current affairs podcast, Peterborough Currents, that pulls in mini-documentaries from people all over Peterborough. This work has given Ayesha opportunities to speak at events, judge media production competitions, and provide multi-session workshops for storytelling and audio editing.
So if you’ve got a story you want captured, look no further than the services of journalist, documentarian, and community leader Ayesha Barmania.