Shereen Marisol Meraji

Shereen Marisol Meraji

Faculty – Assistant Professor

Shereen Marisol Meraji is a veteran audio producer and journalist who has been telling stories with sound for more than two decades. Shereen helped create NPR’s groundbreaking and critically acclaimed podcast covering race and identity, Code Switch. During her time as co-host and senior producer, Code Switch won numerous awards and Apple Podcasts named Code Switch its first-ever “show of the year.” She was awarded Harvard’s prestigious Nieman fellowship in 2022 before becoming an assistant professor of race in journalism and head of audio at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. When she’s not teaching or reporting, Shereen’s listening to hip-hop, dancing to salsa, or cooking up something delicious.


Sec. Title Time Location
005 J200 Reporting the News – Audio
Fall 2022
M W 9:00 - 12:00 142 North Gate (LMC) — 142 North Gate (LMC)
004 J211 Reporting the News Lab – Audio
Fall 2022
W 9:00 -12:00; (Starts Aug 31) 142 North Gate (LMC) — 142 North Gate (LMC)
001 J212 Advanced Audio
Fall 2023
TH 9am–12pm 127 North Gate (Rodriguez Room) — 127 North Gate (Rodriguez Room)
001 J275 Introduction to Audio
Fall 2023
TU 9am–12pm 127 North Gate (Rodriguez Room) — 127 North Gate (Rodriguez Room)
021 J298 Audio Capstone for Audio Master’s Students
Spring 2023
Mon 6–9pm 209 North Gate (Greenhouse) — 209 North Gate (Greenhouse)


Audio Journalism