Adi Gevins

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Adi Gevins is a San Francisco Bay Area-based radio documentarian who has been referred to as the "fairy godmother of community radio".[1] She has won an Ohio State Award[citation needed], an American Bar Association Silver Gavel[citation needed], numerous Golden Reels from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters[citation needed], and two George Foster Peabody Awards[citation needed] (with Laurie Garrett for "Science Story" in 1978, and with SoundVision for The DNA Files in 2000), considered the highest accolade one can receive in journalism.

Much of her work has been done for the Pacifica Radio station KPFA in Berkeley, California, including "One Billion Seconds Later", which won the Ohio State Award and "Me and My Shadow", a documentary about Cointelpro's infiltration of the New Left. She served as executive producer for the celebrated public radio documentary series, "The Bill of Rights Radio Education Project", produced for KPFA - Pacifica Radio.

Gevins holds a master's degree in library and information studies from the University of California at Berkeley.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "FTV 025 Adi Gevins: The Fairy Godmother of Community Radio". Pacifica Radio Archives. October 13, 2006. Retrieved 3 June 2010.