Maia Stern Maia Stern is a video producer at NPR Music.
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Maia Stern

Video Producer

Maia Stern is an award-winning video producer at NPR Music. She is currently an editor and lead video producer for Tiny Desk concerts. She oversees a small, but robust team of video producers that is responsible for directing the ground-breaking music video series.

Before joining the NPR Music team, Stern was the creator and director of the NPR series Foraging, which offered a whimsical and informative look at wild foods and the people who are passionate about them. The series was nominated for a James Beard award. She was also co-creator and director of NPR's science video series Maddie About Science.

Stern got her start producing videos at The FADER in New York City. She also worked as a freelance video producer for ELLE magazine, New York magazine, Refinery29 and Sesame Street.

Stern graduated from Pitzer College in Claremont, Calif., and currently lives with her family in Maryland.

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Researcher Nalini Nadkarni studies the ecology of the forest canopy. Colin Marshall/NPR hide caption

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