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The Fina Mendoza Mysteries

It's "The West Wing" meets "Nancy Drew" - a podcast for girls and political junkies.

Legend says whoever sees the Demon Cat of Capitol Hill is cursed. Fina Mendoza, the 10-year old daughter of a congressman, just saw it. Can she save her family from “cat”astrophe?

These are the Fina Mendoza Mysteries, based on the award-winning middle grade novel "Welcome to Washington, Fina Mendoza" by Kitty Felde.

Apr 26, 2020

This weekend we’re participating in a special podcast event: Podapalooza: a podcast festival for COVID relief, the work of more than a hundred podcasters who have contributed content and resources to the cause. 100% of funds raised go to GiveDirectly, an international aid organization helping families hardest hit...

Apr 24, 2020

Fina Mendoza, the 10-year-old detective who lives on Capitol Hill, is stuck at home with her older sister Gabby and her father, a U.S. Congessman. Fina's class assignment is to keep an audio diary as a primary source for future historians, recording what it was like to live through the coronavirus pandemic. Fina checks...

Mar 20, 2020

Journalist Susan Valot interviews writer/producer Kitty Felde about the creative choices behind THE FINA MENDOZA MYSTERIES. 

Feb 4, 2020

We asked the cast of The Fina Mendoza Mysteries podcast to tell us a little more about their characters.

Dec 13, 2019

Fina ties up loose ends in the case of the mystery of the Demon Cat of Capitol Hill and experiences her first Christmas in Washington, DC.