Ellen Berkovitch

Visiting Associate Professor, Journalism, Pratt Institute

Society of Professional Journalists, Top of the Rockies 2018 Awards: First Place, Religion Reporting; Second Place, Broadcast Excellence.
Documentary radio producer.
Editor in chief and writer for print and digital publications.

Doc Radio and Podcasting

Ellen’s work as a documentary radio producer began in 2013. In 2018 her long-form documentary about a Navajo Nation village afflicted by 40 years of uranium pollution dropped on NPR One/KRCB. She was news director for Santa Fe Public Radio, producing a nine-part series about the sexual abuse history of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe that won first place, religion reporting, from Society of Professional Journalists. Her podcasting career includes six years of producing the AdobeAirstream podcast for her online art magazine of http://adobeairstream.com. She is now at work on another long-form documentary about “wisdom grandmothers” raising their children’s children in a rural northern New Mexico village.

National Writer and Critic

Ellen has published nationally in The Atlantic, The New York Times, High Country News, Artforum, Art&Auction, American Craft, Metalsmith, Departures and other national magazines and newspapers. In New Mexico, she has worked for Santa Fe New Mexican and Albuquerque Journal North.

Print and Digital Editor-in-Chief and Publisher

Ellen was editor in chief of Santa Fe Trend (Santa Fe: 2006-2009) and AdobeAirstream (2009-2016).