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Jim Metzner
Jim Metzner, Principal

With over 50 years of producing award-winning audio, Jim Metzner pioneered the use of sound in radio. His work has been featured in Wired Magazine, the New York Times, Audio Magazine, National Geographic, the Wall Street Journal, the CBS Evening News and the Today Show. Jim’s flagship series Pulse of the Planet is widely heard as a podcast. He’s also produced features for public radio’s Marketplace, All Things Considered and Morning Edition.

A Fulbright Specialist in Media & Communication, Jim has recorded all over the world. His sound archive has been acquired by the Library of Congress, where in time its many sounds, interviews and programs will be available to the public.

In 2022, Jim launched the American Soundscape project – a call-to-action to identify, record and celebrate the significant sounds of our lives. For more information, visit

Jim is currently working on a new book, “The Magic Wand and the Breadcrumb Trail: Adventures of a Lifelong Listener.”