Phyllis Fletcher

Journalist, editor @phylfletch

Phyllis Fletcher is senior editor at APM Podcasts. She provides editorial guidance for “Terrible, Thanks For Asking,” “Spectacular Failures,” “Brains On!” and more. Phyllis was the Public Media Journalists Association’s inaugural Editor of the Year. Her journalism has been recognized with a Sigma Delta Chi medal, a national Edward R. Murrow Award, two Gracies, two UNITY Awards, and two Salutes to Excellence from the National Association of Black Journalists. Phyllis has served as president of the Seattle Association of Black Journalists, and as a mentor with Northwest Journalists of Color, Next Generation Radio and the Third Coast Audio Festival. She is an alumna of Columbia University and holds a Master of Communication with a fellowship in demography from the University of Washington. Phyllis is a contributing editor to ”70 Million” from Lantigua Williams & Co., “The View From Somewhere” by Lewis Wallace, and “Reveal” from the Center for Investigative Reporting.