Viki Merrick


Viki produces WCAI's Arts and Ideas hosted by Jay Allison and is the Associate Director of Atlantic Public Media (APM), our production partners in Woods Hole.  Together with Jay Allison and Atlantic Public Media she produces the Sonic ID's, the Local Food Report, One Species at a Time and essays for local and national broadcast.  

She began as a radio stringer for ABC News in Rome, Italy, while working as a location/production manager for film documentaries.  Viki is an editor for, the first website awarded a Peabody and a collaborator on four Peabody Award-winning series, Lost & Found Sound ,The Sonic Memorial Project, and The Moth Radio Hour. She was the Senior Editor on the NPR series This I Believe and is currently helping to produce The Moth Radio Hour.

Ways to Connect

7pm The Moth Radio Hour - Bible Bucks, Meatballs and OCD

8pm The Future of Work

9pm The WCAI Playlist: Kitchen Mamma ( Kitchen Sisters); Prisons + Pregnancy ( Life of the Law); The Day My Mother's Head Exploded; Travels with Mom ( Larry Masset)

10pm A Reluctant Hero - Artie Shaw from the New Jazz Archive

7pm  Millionaire Hot-seat, Bad Monkey, Assassin Father  - The Moth Radio Hour

8pm Shut Down the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station - Meeting House Debate

9pm Never Again: A Holocaust Memorial

10pm The WCAI Play List: Innocence and Experience; The Traveling Electric Chair; Christopher Lydon + Helen Oyeyemi

7pm - Resound - stories from the Third Coast International Audio Festival - this time: Appetite

8pm - Stars and Tsars - The American History Guys with the backstory on US/Russian relations

9pm - The MVY Music Hour - host Barbary Dacey with Jemima James and Jer Bear

10pm The WCAI Playlist - Studs Terkel, 99% Invisible (The Broadcast Clock); Christopher Lydon ( Ahkil Sharma)

7pm When Words Matter - poets across the country talk about the craft - State of the REunion

8pm ReSound:  from the THird Coast Internation Audio Festival: Stories of Colors

9pm The WCAI Playlist - 99% Invisible ( I heart NY), Chrisotpher Lydon ( Emmerson's Woods), Criminal (Call Your Mom)

10pm Les Paul - The life and Legend from the New Jazz Archive

7pm The Moth Radio Hour - Korea, Colons, Pickups and Pranks

8pm WCAI GRAB BAG:  Other People's Stories,  The Unbuilt, The Rise and Fall of Thomas Ava Edison

9pm The History of U.S. currency and the future of Bitcoin - The American History Guys

10pm Frank Zappa ~ his complicated life and music - New Jazz Archive

7pm Reel to Reel - The Backstory goes to the Oscars

8pm Adapting to Climate Change: ambitious solutions

9pm Reveal: An investigative series - The Heroin Highway

10pm Snap Judgment: Artificial Intelligence - stortyelling with a beat

7pm Redefining Black History: State of the Re:Union

8pm NPR's Debate series: Abolish Minimum Wage

9pm Bird Lives! Part 2 of NPR's Jazz profile of Charlie Parker

10pm Snap Judgment: Lemonade - storytelling with a beat

Passions and Protons - A new Moth Radio Hour !  Then Charlie "Bird" Parker the king of Bebop and later.. Boston comedian Jimmy Tingle making comic sense of 2013

7pm Passions and Protons ~  A new Moth Radio Hour !

8pm Heaven on Earth- The Backstory on American Utopias

9pm Bird Lives! - Charlie Bird Paker: king of Bebop Part I

10pm Jimmy Tingle making comic sense of 2013

Edgy podcasts, story telling, cutting edge interviews and interviews  - a PRX REMIX is a great mix !  Jerry Seinfeld in conversation with Alec Baldwin - Here's the Thing

7pm PRX REMIX - a curated mix of edgy podcasts, cutting edge lectures, interviews and mor

8pm  Coming Home: The Backstory   on Veterans from The American History Guys

9pm Here's The Thing:  Alec Baldwin in conversation with Jerry Seinfeld

10pm Snap Judgment: The Great Outdoors

7pm Family photos, Legos, Grandmothers and Revenge - An New Moth  Radio Hour

8pm The TED Radio Hour - Turning Points

9pm The MVY Music Hour with host Barbara Dacey

10pm Here's the Thing: Alec Baldwin with  Fred Armisen and Paula Pell of SNL

7pm   Ionesco, Voodoo and Therapy - A new Moth Radio Hour

8pm Reveal: There's more to the story: A new show from the Center for Investigative Reporting

9pm America Abroad ~ Egypt: The Struggle for Democracy

10pm Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin talking with Chris Colombus and Stephen Daldry

7pm The TED Radio Hour: Collaboration

8pm Here's the Thing : Alec Baldwin with Martin Horn and Robert Lustig

9pm Thoughtcast: Orphaned Black Bears and Cosmic Evolution

10pm Snap Jdgment: Losing my Religion

7pm  The Moth Radio Hour - PArty Crashers, Witch Hunts and  Ninja Costumes

8pm The TED Radio Hour - Predicting the Future

9pm Here's the Thing With Alec Baldwin, in conversation with creative personalities

10pm The Band - behinds the scenes with Robbie Robertson

Kevin King, "3 Stones"

Who are the Millenials? Listen to the TED Radio Hour to find out: the next best generation? Also,   Alec Baldwin with Here's The Thing: conversation with creative types, tonight: Peter Frampton and Thom Yorke.

7pm Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin in conversation with Peter Frampton

8pm The TED Radio Hour: The Millenials

9pm The Backtory on Ethics of Warfare from the American History Guys

10pm Snap Judgmennt - story telling with a beat. This time: Standouts

MVY's Barbara Dacey with the MVY Music Hour - conversation with Laura Marling and new music form MYV's Uncharted Waters and PJ Finn. Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin is back with a new season

7pm Here's The Things with Alec Baldwin and guests Lena Dunham (creator of "Girls" and actress Elaine Stritch

8pm The TED Radio Hour: Making Mistakes

9pm The MVY Music Hour

10pm Snap Judgment: Chain of Command