Annie Avilés is a radio maker, writer, and editor whose work focuses on the environment, human movement, and rural life. Her stories are published by The Atlantic, Harper's Magazine, National Public Radio, Pop Up Magazine, Radio Ambulante, Smithsonian, Virginia Quarterly Review, and others. Her work has earned awards from the Arthur L. Carter Center at NYU, Blue Mountain Center, the Fulbright Program, the Fund for Investigative Journalism, Middlebury College's Environmental Reporting Fellowship, the Rona Jaffe Foundation, the University of California, and others. Annie is passionate about supporting the next wave of journalists and documentarians, and has taught creative writing and radio at Boston University, the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, UC Berkeley's School of Journalism, and the University of Southern Maine. 

Annie is a founding member of the media studio Ruraliste, where her portfolio is available.