So Long, Sofia : Short Wave Today, we bid farewell to our founding host, Maddie Sofia!

In this special episode, the Short Wave team and some of our listeners remind Maddie of the huge impact she's had on all of us. There is laughter, a lot of crying, and so, so much appreciation for our duderino.

Maddie, may you come back into our orbit soon. We're so excited to cheer you on in your future adventures!

So Long, Sofia

So Long, Sofia

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Illustration of Short Wave host Maddie Sofia in front of the Short Wave logo and a microphone.
Kristen Uroda for NPR

Today, we bid farewell to our founding host, Maddie Sofia!

In this special episode, the Short Wave team and some of our listeners remind Maddie of the huge impact she's had on all of us. There is laughter, a lot of crying, and so, so much appreciation for our duderino.

Maddie, may you come back into our orbit soon. We're so excited to cheer you on in your future adventures!

This episode was produced by Rebecca Ramirez, edited by Viet Le and Gisele Grayson, and fact-checked by Indi Khera. Natasha Branch was our audio engineer. Special thanks to listeners Eric Wecks, Jud Greenwood, Tess Collins and Erin Westerby.