Ayesha Barmania is a journalist and documentary-maker primarily working in sound for broadcast and podcasts. Ayesha started working in journalism while a student at Trent University (‘11) as a reporter for Arthur Newspaper. After graduating, they* worked at the CBC in Toronto for many years before leaving to work as a freelancer. They co-founded Peterborough Currents with the ambition to learn about the community through storytelling. Ayesha is also the founder of local non-profit Peterborough Independent Podcasters, a sound artist, and teacher of audio production skills.*Ayesha is transgender and uses they/them pronouns.