Jad Abumrad 09/06/12
Jad Abumrad is the sonic architect of Radiolab - arguably the best sound-designed podcast around.
It’s easy to understand how being the son of a scientist and a doctor can result in one’s endless fascination with all things science.
But combine this DNA with years of study in writing, music composition and radio documentaries and you have Jad Abumrad.
Jad and co-host Robert Krulwich make up Radiolab - which has elevated the radio documentary genre to high art. Check out their masterpiece, Henrietta’s Tumor:
Still not convinced?
Check out this hyper-audio version of the Radiolab episode: Desperately Seeking Symmetry.