Juleyka Lantigua

founder and CEO LWC Studios

Juleyka Lantigua is the Founder and CEO of LWC Studios, an award-winning digital media studio whose original work reaches rising audiences with programming that has a social-justice vein. She created and executive produces 70 Million, the first open-source solutions journalism podcast chronicling how locals are tackling jail reform around the country. In 2020, LWC Studios received a Peabody Award nomination, earned silver in the audio documentary category at the New York International Radio Festival, and won The Director’s Prize, their first Third Coast award, also known as The Oscars of Audio. In 2021, Driving the Green Book, which she edited and the company produced for Macmillan Podcasts, earned the inaugural Ambie for Best History Podcast.

Prior to launching LWC Studios, Juleyka was a lead editor/producer at NPR and a staff writer at The Atlantic magazine. Fulbright Scholar, Tory Burch Fellow, and Stanford SLEI alumna, Juleyka holds a BA from Skidmore College, a Master’s in Journalism from Boston University, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College.

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