Scotty Iseri is an award-winning producer, narrative designer and creator, and host of The Imagine Neighborhood podcast, designed to help children develop their social-emotional learning skills. He spent 10 years as a media producer for Chicago Public Radio and the nationally syndicated programs HIV Talk Radio Project and Smart City Radio. As a fellow at the Center for Asian American Media, Scotty created the award-winning mobile app and video program, The Digits, interactive content that helps kids learn math and math concepts. Scotty also created the Paper Hat Game, an urban ARG played on public transit. The game later inspired a toy theater piece. The show The Paper Hat Game toured nationally and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award in 2016. In 2017, Scotty joined the Innovation Team at Committee For Children, the children’s advocacy non-profit best known for its acclaimed social-emotional learning curriculum Second Step, and began incubating an idea for "The Imagine Neighborhood”.
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