Davey (he/him) is the senior podcast producer for Adult ISH, a first-of-its-kind culture/advice podcast produced through YR Media (fka Youth Radio), a Peabody award-winning media production company in Oakland, CA. He is also a production advisor for Self Evident, a show that takes on what it means to be American by presenting stories and conversations by and about Asian Americans.
Prior to YR Media, his radio stories and musical scores have aired on WNYC's Snap Judgment (400+ NPR member stations across two million listeners weekly) + Snap's spinoff "Spooked" podcast (#1 on iTunes). Many of his pieces have been recognized as exceptional, including #3 on Thrillist’s “Best Podcast Episodes of 2016”, #13 on The Atlantic’s “Best Podcasts of 2016” and #36 in 2015. He has also contributed to NPR's Weekend Edition, All Things Considered, APM's Marketplace, WBUR's Here and Now, The Dinner Party Download, KCRW's Unfictional, PRI's The World, and KPCC's Take Two. He has also taught at several non-profits and schools -- Oakland School for the Arts, San Quentin's Ear Hustle, and Writing Pad. Several of his students and clients have aired their stories on NPR and The Moth.
His side hustles include competitive bike polo (last place in 2016 North American Championships), woodworking, and mastering his housemate's instant pot. He does not let his lactose intolerance stop him from eating string cheese. He has also made a guest appearance on a comedic web series (The North Pole - watch here) and had a hard time pronouncing 'dothraki' on-set (no, he does not watch Game of Thrones). He does not IG.