Jay Allison is an independent journalist and leader in public broadcasting. He produces The Moth Radio Hour, and has created hundreds of documentary programs and series. Over the past 35 years, he has been a frequent contributor to NPR news programs and This American Life, and is is a six-time Peabody awardwinner. He hosted and produced This I Believe on NPR, and co-edited the bestselling companion books. He is the founder of Atlantic Public Media, which launched the public media websites transom.org and the Public Radio Exchange (prx.org), and WCAI, the public radio station in Woods Hole on Cape Cod, where Jay lives with his family.