16 Jun 2016

I moved to Philadelphia!

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I moved to Philadelphia!

I did it!  I finally made the move across the country to chase the radio dream.  The love child of Montreal and NYC (both places I have lived) I am having a love affair with Philly and the gorgeous neighborhood I have landed in. I’ve spent my first few weeks chasing stories, researching what gear […]

19 Mar 2016

I am sometimes a Tour Manager

I am sometimes a Tour Manager

In just a few week’s time, I’ll be hitting the road with the likes of Chris Pureka, her band and a tiny dog named Iris to bring “Back In the Ring” to the USA.  Chris’ band is composed of some of my favorite people (ie. Andy Alseri, Jen Trani and Piper Denney we’re hitting 35 cities […]

15 Mar 2016

I am teaching a Masterclass at IIT!

I am teaching a Masterclass at IIT!

The Humanities Department at Illinois Institute of Technology has invited me to teach a Masterclass on Podcasting! I could not be more excited!

6 Feb 2016

My Love for Public Libraries

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My Love for Public Libraries

I declare my love for public libraries. I requested this graphic novel by Jessica Abel about telling radio stories and the #Ventura Public Library bought it new and emailed me to say they had it waiting for me. I’ve been reading books worth hundreds of dollars retail, taking priceless inspiration, copying quotes into a journal […]

30 Dec 2015

I’m producing a new show: Fit N’ Busy Podcast

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I’m producing a new show: Fit N’ Busy Podcast

She’s BACK!  In this new podcast, Helya brings you tips on nutrition, advice on getting and staying fit, on- the-go recipes and so much more for the aspiring ‘Fit N’ Busy’.  Personal trainer and boutique gym owner Helya Naghibi knows busy.  She runs two businesses, is getting married in a few months and has two […]

3 Nov 2015

Check out the new ‘Hire Me’ Page

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Thanks for snooping around  my website!  I’m on the job market looking to break into radio so I thought I’d put my curriculum vitae, examples of my work and links in one place.  I even recorded a love letter to public media where I explain all the reasons why I am a great candidate to […]

22 Sep 2015

The Queer Public Podcast Reviewed on Autostraddle

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The Queer Public Podcast Reviewed on Autostraddle

The Queer Public Podcast was featured in an article on Autostraddle.com! “Top 12 Podcasts Hosted By Queer Women, For Your Queer Ears”  gives a breakdown of the best and brightest podcasts hosted by queer women.  I am so, so flattered to be on this list.  The author of the article had some nice things to […]