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Will James

Audio Documentary Producer


As an audio documentary producer, Will James creates deeply-reported podcasts and specials that illuminate complicated and polarizing issues in the Seattle region. He hosted, co-reported, and co-produced Lost Patients, a 2024 podcast series by KUOW and The Seattle Times that explores why people with serious mental illness cycle between emergency rooms, jail, and the streets.

Will previously worked at KNKX Public Radio, where he created the 2020 podcast Outsiders and co-created the 2022 podcast The Walk Home. Prior to working in audio journalism, he reported for newspapers in his home state of New York.