About Articulate

Welcome to Articulate, the EMMY® Award-winning TV show about the big ideas that define us all.

At Articulate, we believe that creativity is humanity's most important asset, and that by asking really smart, articulate people the right questions, we can get closer to a better understanding of ourselves, and our world.

our team

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Jim Cotter


Host & Managing Editor

Jim Cotter is a broadcast journalist and film, TV, and radio producer. He began his career in Ireland in the early 1980s before moving to the UK to work first for BBC Wales and then the BBC World Service. Over the course of his career, he has reported from Europe, Asia, and the Americas. After immigrating to the US in 2001, he was the Arts Editor at WRTI until 2015. There, he created and served as the host and managing editor of the weekly arts and culture radio show Creatively Speaking. The show has been the recipient of several awards and commendations including two Philadelphia A.I.R. (Achievement In Radio) awards, an Associated Press First Prize for radio, and an Excellence in Broadcasting award from the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters. He was also a Knight Foundation Arts Challenge laureate in 2013.

In addition, Jim has produced concert broadcasts for the Philadelphia Orchestra, Symphony in C, and the Crossing Choir. He has also been an adjunct professor in journalism at Temple University, teaching broadcast documentary.


Tori Marchiony

Executive Producer


Aaron Lemle


Kevin McElvaney


Mark Miller

Post-Production Supervisor


Nikki Mogar

Production Coordinator


Tom Contarino


Christine Walden


Harrison Rhodes