The Bioneers: Revolution From the Heart of Nature is an award-winning, international radio and podcast series. Free to everyone, this series offers listeners and radio stations the opportunity to experience the conference year-round, and allows access to in-depth interviews with leading social and scientific innovators. It highlights diverse voices of grassroots leaders and voices that are often marginalized or excluded by corporate media. The programs cover a wide range of topics, including intelligence in nature, climate justice, food and farming, gender equity, Indigenous knowledge, reigning in corporate power, and youth activism.
To produce The Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature radio series, our production team reviews hours of conference material and selects highlights from keynote talks, panels, and one-on-one presenter interviews. The team then weaves the audio, narration and music to create half-hour programs that enlighten and inspire audiences.
Where You Can Listen
The series is a valuable contribution to public and educational institutions. Program distribution reaches communities, students, activists and educators in 160 U.S. radio outlets, as well as international stations in Canada, Germany, Malta, and New Zealand.
Listeners can also tune in and subscribe to the podcast series via iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher, and anywhere they listen to their podcasts.
Executive Producer & Head Writer: Kenny Ausubel
Kenny Ausubel, Bioneers CEO & Founder, is an award-winning journalist, filmmaker and social entrepreneur who has executive produced and co-written the series since the beginning, receiving dozens of awards. His books include Dreaming the Future: Reimagining Civilization in the Age of Nature (2012) that won the Grand Gold Nautilus prize in 2013 for “better books for a better world.”
Senior Producer: Stephanie Welch
Stephanie Welch is Senior Producer of The Bioneers: Revolution From the Heart of Nature radio series. Welch won an NFCB Silver Reel Award as co-producer of the radio documentary “Biowars”. She is also Producer and Director of the documentary film, “A Dangerous Idea”, released in 2018.
Producer and Co-writer: Teo Grossman
Teo Grossman also serves as Senior Director of Programs and Research for Bioneers. He has worked on a diverse range of projects from federal range management to state-level assessments of long-range planning to applied research on topics including climate change adaptation, ecosystem services, biodiversity, and ecological networks. He edited and contributed to Climate Leadership: How California’s Climate Policy Could Change the World.
Host and Consulting Producer: Neil Harvey
Formerly Senior Producer of the series, Neil Harvey has been an independent media producer for 30 years and has played vital roles in the production of over 300 nationally distributed radio programs for which he has won numerous awards.
Program Engineer and Music Supervisor: Emily Harris
A sound engineer and music enthusiast, Emily’s love for mixing audio tapestries helps to bring the Bioneers Radio series to life. Emily is also a documentary filmmaker and editor who has worked on productions for Al Jazeera America and PBS.
The Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature has won numerous awards for the series as a whole, and for individual programs, including the Silver, Bronze and Gold from the New York Festival Awards and Communicator Awards.
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