Author Archives: John Rudolph

About John Rudolph

John Rudolph, Executive Producer, is a radio journalist with more than 35 years experience as a program host and producer of documentaries and news reports. John produced the award-winning documentary Feet in Two Worlds: Immigrants in a Global City, which was the debut for the Feet in 2 Worlds project. Starting in 1999 he worked with WNYC to chronicle the life of the city in programs such as Six Months: Rebuilding Our City, Rebuilding Ourselves, a documentary series that explored the impact of the 9/11 attacks, and New York in Black and White: The Sixties, Civil Rights and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis, named “Best news special/documentary, First Place” for 2000 by the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association. He produced and hosted Culture Lessons: Stories of Students at Manchester Central High School, winner of the 2007 RTNDA/Unity award. This documentary, produced for New Hampshire Public Radio, tells the story of a public high school with a large immigrant and refugee population. John teaches journalism at The New School, where Fi2W is based.
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Listen to Stories from the Feet in 2 Worlds Documentary

For generations, immigrants who came to the US were forced to make a clean break with home. Today, with cell phones, the Internet, videoconferencing and cheap air fares, many immigrants remain in constant contact with their home countries. For them,…

Maria Hinojosa speaking at the Fi2W forum on immigrant detention

Forum Takes Critical Look at Immigrant Detentions

Record numbers of immigrants are being detained and deported under President Obama’s get-tough immigration enforcement policy. Listen to a podcast of journalists and activists discussing disturbing abuses in the detention system.