Manoush Zomorodi been selected as the new host of TED Radio Hour, which is carried on more than 600 public radio stations and is one of the top podcasts in the world. Since 2013, the show has been hosted by Guy Raz, who announced his departure in July.
Zomorodi is a journalist, podcaster, and media entrepreneur. She is also the author of Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Creative Self, and her 2017 TED Talk on surviving information overload and the “Attention Economy” has been viewed more than three million times.
“Manoush’s passionate curiosity about how technology is transforming humanity and her ability to make complicated ideas accessible and relevant make her a terrific match for the TED Radio Hour and NPR,” said Anya Grundmann, NPR’s Senior Vice President of Programming and Audience Development.