Jessica Alpert is the co-founder of Rococo Punch. Previously, she was managing producer for program development at WBUR—Boston’s NPR News station. In this position, Jessica developed new podcasts and programs while also launching and nurturing WBUR’s newest projects. Her projects included Modern Love: The Podcast (with The New York Times), Last Seen (with The Boston Globe), Edge of Fame (with The Washington Post), Endless Thread (with Reddit), and WBUR's first children's podcast—Circle Round.
Her work has been broadcast across the the globe and downloaded by millions of listeners. She has cast and directed top talent from the stage and screen. Her work can be found on NPR, PRI, the BBC, The Atlantic, MIT Tech Review, Bust Magazine, The New York Times, Boston Magazine, The Boston Globe, and The Washington Post.
Originally from Texas, Jessica received her undergraduate degree from Columbia University’s Barnard College, her masters in Latin American and Jewish history from Indiana University, and is a Fulbright Scholar. Today, she lives with her husband, twin son and daughter, and two cats near Boston.