Jackie Noack is a freelance video and audio producer based in Boston. She was an associate TV and podcast producer at Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street, and served as a field producer and translator for the HBO documentary, “Clínica de Migrantes”. She double majored in international film and French at Tufts University. She is Peruvian-American and is natively fluent in Spanish.

All Stories by Jackie Noack

April 27, 2021

Transgender beauty chooses to ‘be visible,’ enters pageant

In 2016, Angel Qinan competed in the 15th annual Queen USA national trans beauty pageant, the largest in the country. It not only helped her form tight bonds with other women in the trans community, but she also found herself and her voice along the way.

March 18, 2021

Algorithmic bias sometimes built into hiring decisions

Artificial intelligence in HR aims to remove human bias from recruitment and hiring decisions. However, even with the best technology, algorithmic screening software can unintentionally reinforce these biases.

March 1, 2021

Indigenous communities: Not monolithically Latino

Recognizing that many immigrants are neither Mexican nor Spanish speaking, a major part of the Comunidades Indígenas en Liderazgo mission is Indigenous interpretation, which has provided valuable information about Covid.

February 25, 2021

When paid leave simply isn’t going to be enough

Even after paid parental leave, the costs of childcare can be a challenge.

February 17, 2021

Prenatal genetic testing — and the risks — explained

When it comes to prenatal genetic testing, there are two main options that parents can choose. One is less invasive, while the other can diagnose whether your fetus has certain disorders but carries a small risk of compromising the pregnancy.