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TJ Raphael: Private Session (60 mins)

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Session Details

  • 60 minute mentorship session via Zoom
  • TJ is available Wednesday and Friday for sessions. 
With 15 years of experience as a reporter, producer and editor working with the world's leading podcast production companies, TJ can help you refine your pitch decks and story ideas. She can help bring new enthusiasm and experience to your scripts in development and story outlines. As a seasoned reporter, she can help you sharpen your reporting plan and teach you how to chase leads. She’s also an expert on podcast marketing strategy, ready to weigh in on growing your show and brand. If you’re looking for a mentor to help you plan your next professional moves with professional development, she’ll help guide you on your way. 

Meet the Mentor

Meet T.J. Raphael

T. J. Raphael is a seasoned audio journalist with 15-years of experience as a reporter, producer, and editor working with some of the world’s leading podcast production houses.  

From 2019 to 2023, she was an on-air host, reporter, and senior producer for Sony’s Global Podcast Division. Two of her most notable podcasts with Sony include Cover Up: The Pill Plot, about the American abortion wars, and BioHacked: Family Secrets, about the shadowy business of sperm and egg donation.

Before Sony, T. J. produced and reported for Slate and WNYC — the largest public radio station in America. The programs she has created have been heard by millions of listeners and praised by critics around the world.  

T.J. is a proud member of numerous professional organizations, including the National Association of Hispanic Journalists; The Society of Professional Journalists; IRE, The Association of Investigative Reporters and Editors; The Association of Independents in Radio (AIR); The Newswomen’s Club of New York; and The Writers Guild of America, East.
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