Goli Sheikholeslami is a highly regarded executive who has successfully built and led operations at several prominent media companies over the past 20 years. Her experience is a rare combination of traditional news media and digital innovation at both emerging and established organizations.
Greta anchors weekends and reports on everything from Pi Day to innovative ways of saving endangered ferrets. She also co-hosts WBEZ’s Nerdette Podcast. Prior to joining WBEZ in 2014. Greta hosted Morning Edition at WCQS in Asheville, North Carolina and at KUAC in Fairbanks, Alaska. Greta has a BA in English from Saint Olaf College and a MS in Journalism from Northwestern University. In her abundant free time, Greta enjoys reading, knitting, and walking her corgi.
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