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Hady Mawajdeh

Digital Engagement Reporter/Producer

Hady Mawajdeh is the Digital Engagement Reporter/Producer for KERA News.

During his tenure at the station, Mawajdeh has served as the KERA's guns reporter, Art&Seek's digital editor, and the voice of the daily arts calendar.

Before joining KERA in 2016, Mawajdeh worked on “The national daily news show of Texas,” Texas Standard. While there, he crafted stories and radio segments about the topics and headlines that mattered most to Texans.

Prior to his work on the Standard, Mawajdeh lived and worked in Durham, North Carolina, where he worked as a producer at North Carolina Public Radio – WUNC. At WUNC, he was a producer on the statewide news program The State of Things.

Mawajdeh’s journalistic career began during college as an intern and freelance reporter at NPR affiliate KUT 90.5 FM Austin.

Mawajdeh was born and raised in Central Texas and he attended college at Texas State University. He's won several statewide, regional, and national awards for his journalistic work. And he's also the creator and co-host of KERA's first narrative podcast Gun Play.