Claudia Meza
Claudia Meza

Claudia Meza


Claudia Meza is a multimedia producer and reporter at OPB.

She spent most of her 20s in vans, touring the country, playing in bands, learning every possible way she could fall asleep in an upright position. She attended The Evergreen State College where she studied lab sciences, music composition and digital media.

She joined OPB in 2018 as a producer and co-host for the weekly radio arts magazine, State of Wonder.

Her Emmy nominated videos have won accolades in film festivals internationally. She's won two Murrow awards for her audio storytelling and produced the limited series podcast, Relative Fiction, which broke the one million download mark within three months of launch.

Her interests include watching baseball and taking pictures of herself with cute dogs that she finds in her daily travels. This is not her dog.

Latest Stories

Admiring Agnes Varda forever through the beauty of street art

Two Portland artists use street art to celebrate the work of the iconic late French filmmaker, Agnes Varda. Inspired by their project, the Clinton Street Theater is now hosting a festival running until the end of August that's showcasing Varda’s films.


Be nice (white), you’re in Bend

Scalehouse Gallery in Bend, Oregon opened a show on Friday, August 6th provocatively titled, “Be Nice White, You’re in Bend.” Two of the artists in the collective COBIPOC speak with Arts & Culture producer, Claudia Meza about their group's evolution from a Facebook post to gallery walls.

Portland’s first gay rights march

With all the fun and celebration surrounding Gay Pride events, it might be less common for most people to think about the decades of struggle. One of Oregon's leading civil rights speaks with us about the wins and losses she sees throughout her years of fighting for LGBTQ+ rights.