Nancy Rosenbaum is an award-winning audio journalist and documentarian based in Minneapolis. Her sound-rich audio features have been heard locally and internationally on NPR, the BBC, The World, and Latino USA among other outlets. She has produced dozens of arts and culture features on everything from Prince to urban ice fishing for KFAI community radio’s MinneCulture series and podcast. Nancy has been recognized by the Minnesota chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists with multiple awards for her radio and digital features reporting. She is interested in stories that trace the connections between race, culture, history and identity.

All Stories by Nancy Rosenbaum

May 11, 2021

Gaelynn Lea's pandemic year of music and activism

When the singer-songwriter and disability rights advocate from Duluth, Minn., saw how Covid-19 was disproportionately affecting people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, she decided to raise her voice and do something about it in her hometown.

March 22, 2021

CCNY students fight for flexible grading during Covid

When The City College of New York undergraduate student president, Shza Zaki saw how the fallout from Covid-19 was hurting her classmates and their grades, she decided to speak up.

March 8, 2021

Gay bars, drag life and coming of age in Cedar Rapids

Growing up Black and gay in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in the 1980s wasn’t always easy for Göran Gustav-Wrathall. He found his place and power in the city’s underground gay bar scene.

February 16, 2021

The woman behind the ‘Lilith Fair’ of Fargo, North Dakota

It took moving to Fargo, North Dakota, for Deb Jenkins to claim her identity as a musician. For the past 24 years, she’s helped other women to do the same through the Celebration of Women and Their Music Festival.

February 10, 2021

Dancing alone together: shared classes, movement

When Covid lockdowns shuttered dance studios around the world, one dancer decided to do something about it.