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,andnow 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'sReveal.
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 manyaward-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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