Ramtin Arablouei Ramtin Arablouei is co-host and co-producer of NPR's podcast Throughline.
Ramtin Arablouei, co-host and co-producer of Throughline.
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Ramtin Arablouei

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Ramtin Arablouei, co-host and co-producer of Throughline.
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Ramtin Arablouei

Host/Producer, Throughline

Ramtin Arablouei is co-host and co-producer of NPR's podcast Throughline, a show that explores history through creative, immersive storytelling designed to reintroduce history to new audiences.

Arablouei got his start at NPR in 2015 with a three-week contract to produce a pilot for How I Built This with Guy Raz, and now produces, reports, mixes, and writes music for such top-rated podcasts as TED Radio Hour, Hidden Brain, Embedded, Invisibilia, The Indicator, Code Switch, Radio Ambulante, and the Center for Investigative Reporting's Reveal.

A trained audio engineer, Arablouei spent most of his early twenties in recording studios. He contributed sound design and music for films and commercials, including the IMAX trailer for 300: Rise of an Empire. He's written music for many award-winning podcasts including "Los Cassettes del Exilio" (Radio Ambulante) and the "All Work. No Pay" episode of Reveal, which won the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi award for investigative reporting.

Born in Iran, Arablouei emigrated to the U.S. with his family as a child. He graduated from St. Mary's College of Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and history.

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The impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson in the Senate on March 13, 1868. The House approved 11 articles of impeachment against Andrew Johnson. After a 74-day Senate trial, the Senate acquitted Johnson on three of the articles by a one-vote margin each and decided not to vote on the remaining articles. Library of Congress/Getty Images hide caption

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'Throughline' Examines When The Supreme Court Got Ultimate Power

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How The Electoral College Came To Choose The President Of The U.S.

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Who Can Vote In The U.S? The Answer Has Changed A Lot Throughout History

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The History Of How We Vote: From Drunken Parties To Private Booths

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Presenting Throughline: 'James Baldwin's Fire'

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History Of Employer-Based Health Insurance In The U.S.

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Constitution's Article 2 Leaves Room For Interpreting Presidential Powers

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NPR Podcast 'Throughline' Delves Into The Kerner Commission's Findings

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