Jessica Goldstein is a producer on NPR's Science Desk. Her work can be heard on all NPR's award-winning programs, and experienced on NPR.org where she produces radio and multimedia projects including audio slide shows.
From 1994 to 2007, Jessica helped produced the NPR/National Geographic Society collaboration Radio Expeditions, and was part of the Radio Expeditions team that was awarded the 2001 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Silver Baton Award for the yearlong "Geographic Century" series.
From the shores of Patagonia, Argentina, to the slopes of the remote Tambora volcano in Indonesia, to the coral reefs off Heron Island, Australia, Jessica has produced pieces about threatened cultures and environments as well stories on mucus, achy joints, curly hair, and these daysH1N1.
Before coming to NPR in 1993, Goldstein interned at the Hebrew/English production of Sesame Street. She also traveled around the world collecting oral histories of people in war-torn neighborhoods - from Crown Heights, Brooklyn to Jerusalem - for publications and museum exhibitions.
A native of New York City, Goldstein is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in History and History of Culture with a minor in English.
She lives in Washington, DC, with her family.