Join us for short radio documentaries, interviews with successful former refugees, news, panel discussions and music from around the world.
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Meet the team
- Dr Sapna Samant
Pass the Mic co-host and producer Sapna Samant is passionate about story-telling, diversity and community. She works as a GP at Porirua Union and Community Health Service in Cannons Creek, and makes radio at Holy Cow Media. She also makes delicious lamb biryani.
- Jhoan Rivas
The show’s other co-host, Jhoan Rivas, has a passion for graphic design, music and all things technical. He was born in Colombia, and is in his final year at Hutt Valley High School.
- Krishna Ogwaro
Krishna Ogwaro, 16, moved from Uganda to New Zealand in 2005. She is thinking about a career in media, and has been making short radio documentaries for Pass the Mic.
- Tayyaba Khan
ChangeMakers Refugee Forum general manager Tayyaba Khan has experience managing refugee services in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Australia. She provides advice and guidance behind-the-scenes with the show.