Sayre Quevedo is an artist and journalist. He works across mediums to tell stories about intimacy, identity, and human relationships. 

 

Quevedo began as a reporter with Youth Radio in Oakland, California at the age of 15 in 2008. Since then his work has been featured on National Public Radio, Marketplace, BBC Short Cuts, Love Me on the CBC, and Radio Atlas. He has volunteered at a community radio station in Riobamba, Ecuador and worked for Audible as a producer on their Audible Original 'Mortal City.'

In 2018 he received the Third Coast/RHDF Directors' Choice Award and was nominated for a Best Audio Documentary award by the International Documentary Association (IDA). This year he won the 2019 Third Coast/RHDF Gold Award for Best Documentary for 'The Return' and is once again nominated for a Best Audio Documentary award by the IDA.

Quevedo is the Fall 2019 Podcaster-In-Residence for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and an Associate Producer for The Daily at The New York Times.

 

sayrequevedo@gmail.com

IG: sayrequevedo

twitter: @sayrequevedo

 

About

Education

The New School University (2013 - 2017)

Bachelors of Arts in Global Studies

Minor in Journalism + Design

 

Employment History

September 2019 - Present, Associate Producer, The Daily, The New York Times

December 2017 - August 2019, Associate Producer, NPR’s Latino USA

May 2016 - April 2017, Associate Producer, Audible

December 2014 - May 2015, Volunteer, Escuelas Radiofonicas de Ecuador

September 2011 - August 2014 Production Assistant, Youth Radio

 

Honors and Awards

2019 The Whickers - Runner-Up for Documentary Audio Recognition Award

2018 Indiewire - 50 Best Podcast Episodes of 2018

2018 Vulture - Best Podcast Episodes of 2018

2018 International Documentary Association  - Nomination for Best Audio Award

2018 Third Coast International Audio Festival - TCF/RHDF 2018 Directors' Choice Award Award

2017 The New School - Outstanding Thesis Award 2016-17

2016 Third Coast International Audio Festival - Radio Residency

2016 The National Association of Latinos Arts and Culture - Transnational Cultural Remittances Grant

2015 Alliance for Women In Media Foundation (AWMF) -  Gracie Award

2015 National Council on Crime and Delinquency - Media For a Just Society Awards Finalist

2013 Public Radio News Directors Incorporated - 2nd place Student News Feature

2012 Association of Independents in Radio - New Voices Scholarship for Emerging Producers

2012 NAM Ethnic Media Awards - Honorable Mention - Outstanding Youth Voice

 

Selected Screenings & Exhibitions

2019 'I Have Seen Nothing, I Have Seen All' - Open City Documentary Festival - London, UK

2018 Selected Shorts - The Fest - Chicago, IL

2018 Sentades en Silencio - New Women Space, New York NY

2017 Re:Construcción - International Tour (U.S. and El Salvador)

2017 First Look Film Festival - Radio Atlas: Intimacy and Distance - Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, NY

2017 Cura Collected - The Knockdown Center, New York, NY

2016 What Do You Dream? - Magick City, New York, NY

 

Artist Talks / Panels

2019 Take It Personal - Open City Documentary Festival, London, UK

2018 Orgullo Latinx: El Salvador - Columbia University, New York NY

2018 Beyond the Recording Booth: Partnering with storytellers across mediumsThird Coast International Audio Festival

2018 Nicaraguan VolcanoThe Wild Project, New York, NY

2018 Creando arte como periodista / Haciendo periodismo como artista - Centro Cultural de España, San Salvador, ES

2018 Radio Atlas: Intimacy and DistanceMuseum of the Moving Image, Queens, New York, NY

2017 Making History Personal, ‘US’ by BUFUMayday Space, New York, NY

2016 Calling All Voices: Participatory Journalism and the Changing Nature of New Media

 

Bibliography

2018 Re:Construcción. El Impacto del Conflicto Armado A Través del Arte Salvadoreño, Artishock

2018 Listening for Space, Watching for Time: Post-War Subjectivity in Re:Construcción, Nicola Courtright-Chavez

2017 This Art Exhibition Reflects On Lasting Impact Of Salvadoran Civil War, We are Mitú

2017 6 Creatives Carving Out a Space for the Salvadoran Diaspora, Remezcla

2017 Artist Chronicles the Effects of El Salvador’s Civil War, TeleSUR English

2017 “Re:Construcción”, una exposición que dialoga con el pasado, Revista Factum

2017 ‘Black Beach’, Constellations Audio

2017 ‘How to Get out of Your Rut and Find Your Creative Playground - KCRW

2017 ‘Re: Construcción’, Placeholder Magazine