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Who Are We?

Gimlet Media is the award-winning narrative podcasting company that aims to help listeners better understand the world and each other. Gimlet was founded in 2014 and is based in Brooklyn, New York. Gimlet podcasts are downloaded over twelve million times per month by listeners from nearly 190 countries worldwide.


Interested in joining Gimlet? Check out our careers page.

Contact Us

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Our Team

Sarah Abdurrahman

Sarah is the Senior Producer for The Nod. Before joining Gimlet, she was a producer on WNYC’s On the Media.

Shahzad Ahsan

Shahzad is a senior marketing manager at Gimlet. Previously, he worked on marketing for The Muse and Box. He’s circumnavigated the world only twice.

Catherine Anderson

Catherine is an Audio Engineer on the Gimlet Creative team. When she’s not working at Gimlet, Catherine can be found playing a keytar in the band Robot Princess or re-watching Buffy The Vampire Slayer for the millionth time.

Daniela Araya

Daniela is a Marketing Manager at Gimlet. Before joining Gimlet, she worked at CNN and Great Big Story creating marketing material and helping with branded pitches. Prior to that, she worked across Hearst’s home decor magazines.

Aja Badame

Aja is a senior marketing manager at Gimlet. She previously worked in communications and advertising in New York and Berlin.

Phia Bennin

Phia is senior producer at Reply All. Before joining the team, she produced stories for This American Life, Radiolab and Planet Money.

Emanuele Berry

Emanuele is an editor at Gimlet. Previously, she told stories from the mitten state, wandered around St. Louis with a microphone, and taught English in the Vegas of Asia.

Alex Blumberg

Alex is the host of StartUp, and CEO and cofounder of Gimlet Media. He is an award-winning radio journalist. Prior to Gimlet, he was a producer for This American Life and the co-founder of Planet Money.

Katelyn Bogucki

Katelyn is a producer at Gimlet Creative. Prior to joining Gimlet, she worked at The Huffington Post, where she developed the podcast and audio program. Before that, she worked in marketing at Uber.

Matthew Boll

Matthew is Gimlet’s lead audio engineer and a composer. Previously he worked as a producer at Chicago Recording Company. He was a founding member and toured with The Hudson Branch. He can still be found writing and playing music with these two bands: Bienart and Edwin.

Peter Bresnan

Peter is a producer on Heavyweight. He was the creator of the podcast series Tell Me I’m Funny, and is a graduate of the Transom Story Workshop.

Nabeel Chollampat

Nabeel an Operations Analyst at Gimlet. He recently graduated from the University of Michigan, and he's a fan of all things writing, comedy and basketball.

Katie Christiansen

Katie is Gimlet’s Director of People Operations. Previously, she hired people and managed talent strategy at Time Inc. and the Wall Street Journal. She likes horses.

Kelly Coonan

Kelly is a Marketing Manager at Gimlet. Before coming to Gimlet, she bought, planned, and implemented media campaigns for clients in retail, CPG, tech, finance, and entertainment. She plays roller derby under the name Rat Queen.

Allison DePorter

Allison is Gimlet's Midwest Account Executive. She previously worked at Business Insider and at The New York Times. She is based in Chicago with Mollie.

Meg Driscoll

Meg is a producer at Gimlet. Before joining the team, she worked at The Colbert Report and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. She crochets constantly.

Emmanuel Dzotsi

Emmanuel Dzotsi is a producer at Reply All. Before that, he produced and reported stories for WBEZ, This American Life, and Serial. 

Eric Eddings

Eric co-hosts The Nod at Gimlet. He also co-hosted For Colored Nerds, an independent podcast about race, news and pop culture with @bmluse. Prior to working at Gimlet, he helped nonprofits and foundations develop digital strategies at Fenton.

Jorge Estrada

Jorge is an Associate Producer on Gimlet Creative. Before joining Gimlet, he produced podcasts at ESPN and FiveThirtyEight. His favorite comic is Secret Wars #8 (The 1984 issue, although the 2015 issue was pretty cool too).

Alastair Ferrans

Ally is Gimlet’s International Lead, based in London. In preparation, he spent the past three years living on three different continents - but hasn’t lost his Scottish accent. 

Josh Fjelstad

Josh is the Director of Marketing for Gimlet Creative. One of the first members of BuzzFeed and Mic’s creative teams, over the course of his career Josh has worked with brands like Purina, BBC, Google, Microsoft, Frito-Lay and Hasbro to tell their stories in the digital age—whether it’s imagining an internet made for cats or facilitating a crowdsourced Monopoly board.

Phoebe Flanigan

Phoebe is a producer for Every Little Thing. She used to produce and report news in Oregon — the greatest state in the union.

Anna Foley

Anna is an associate producer at Reply All. Before coming to Gimlet, she wrote stories for Refinery29 and attended graduate school at Northwestern University. 

Chris Giliberti

Chris is Gimlet’s Head of Multiplatform. He’s responsible for extending Gimlet’s podcast franchises into new formats such as TV, film, book, and beyond. He also leads partnerships for Gimlet, including efforts to extend our reach to new platforms and identify exciting distribution opportunities for our content. He previously worked as a consultant to media companies, most recently at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

Alex Goldman

Alex Goldman is co-host of Reply All. His work has appeared on On the Media, 99% Invisible, Slate, and elsewhere.

Jonathan Goldstein

Jonathan Goldstein did a show on CBC Radio. He does stories on This American Life. He wrote a few books and some magazine articles. His new show is called Heavyweight.

Jim Grau

Jim Grau is Gimlet’s VP of Finance & Operations. He is responsible for all financial operations at Gimlet, and also assists the BizOps team across a variety of growth and audience development initiatives. For a decade prior to Gimlet, Jim worked at the Boston Consulting Group, helping media companies solve a wide range of business issues.

James T. Green

James is a producer at Gimlet Creative. Previously he was the Director of Audio at The Outline, a producer at MTV News, and graduate Lecturer at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Outside of Gimlet, he's a practicing artist and musician. His favorite kombucha flavor is "blood orange", he’s a competitive powerlifter, and has a collection of crystals.

Elise Harven

Elise is a graphic designer at Gimlet. Previously, she worked at an ad agency doing social media for Don Q Rum and Sony. Elise enjoys listening to french music and going to shows.

Grace Hawkins

Grace is an East Coast Account Executive at Gimlet; longtime listener, first time employee. Prior to joining Gimlet she worked in sales at the Wall Street Journal and with big brands and small businesses at Google. She likes improv and does not like locksmiths.

Annette Heist

Annette is the senior producer of Every Little Thing. Previous jobs include waitress, biologist, fact-checker and registered nurse. 

Kalila Holt

Kalila Holt is a producer for Heavyweight. She’s from Chicago, Illinois and a graduate of Oberlin College. Whenever Kalila Holt makes a salad, people say, “Wow, that salad looks great.”

Mollie [Horan] McHugh

Mollie is Gimlet’s Midwest Sales Director. She previously worked in sales for Gawker Media and is based in Chicago.

Meryl Horn

Meryl is an associate producer at Science Vs. Before coming to Gimlet, she got her PhD in neuroscience at UCSF, where she also led a student-run science podcast. 

Eli Horowitz

Eli Horowitz is the co-creator of The Silent History, a digital novel; The Pickle Index, a useless cookbook; The Clock Without a Face, a treasure-hunt mystery; and Everything You Know Is Pong, an illustrated cultural history of table tennis. He was the managing editor and then publisher of McSweeney’s.

Tim Howard

Tim Howard is executive producer at Reply All. He has previously reported for WNYC’s Radiolab. In his free time, he writes and records music under the name Soltero.

Renita Jablonski

Renita is an editor at Gimlet Creative. Before joining Gimlet, she worked at NPR for nearly a decade. Her last job there was senior editor for All Things Considered. She did the vampire thing for a few years as an editor for Morning Edition, and worked on NPR's newscast unit. When she's not listening to great stories, she's all about spontaneous dance parties with her daughters. 

Julia Kaplan

Julia is Gimlet's Director of Business Development. She previously worked with media companies at The Boston Consulting Group, and with startups at Endeavor Global. She lived in Mexico and thus has very strong opinions about Mexican restaurants.

Caitlin Kenney

Caitlin is the VP of Programming at Gimlet. Before joining Gimlet, she was one of the founding members of NPR’s Planet Money, where her work on the Planet Money t-shirt project earned her an Emmy, a duPont-Columbia, and a Gerald Loeb award. Prior to that, she worked as a producer at WNYC, WBUR, and NPR’s Bryant Park Project.

Alice Kors

Alice Kors is the Community Coordinator at Gimlet. Before Gimlet, she was an LA native turned NYU student. When she’s not bringing the People of Podcasting together, she is an actor & producer at alicekors.com. The only reason she took 4 years of Latin in high school was because the department made feature-length movie musicals entirely in Latin: lingua mortui. 

Stevie Lane

Stevie is a Producer at Gimlet Media. She graduated from Bowdoin College, where she studied Political Philosophy and English and co-hosted a radio show. When she's not in the recording studio, she's most likely in the metalworking studio. If you have an hour to kill, ask her about hammers.

Peter Leonard

Peter is an audio engineer and proud Hufflepuff at Gimlet, where he primarily mixes StartUp. Previously, he worked at Vox, where he produced podcasts like The Weeds and mixed audio for Vox videos. You can also find him playing bass and synthesizer in his band, Sunbathers.

Lynn Levy

Lynn is a Sr. Development Producer at Gimlet. She’s been a producer for Radiolab and Studio 360, and she made an audio walking tour of Austin, TX for Detour.

Flora Lichtman

Flora is the host and managing editor of Every Little Thing. Previously, Flora worked for “Bill Nye Saves the World” on Netflix, The New York Times, and Science Friday.

Matt Lieber

Matt Lieber is cofounder and President of Gimlet Media. In a previous life, Matt produced radio shows (On Point, Fair Game) and podcasts (Slate Culture Gabfest). He also worked as a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, where he focused on media and digital business. Then he chucked it all for Gimlet. He holds an MBA from MIT Sloan.

Bobby Lord

Bobby is an audio engineer at Gimlet. Before joining Gimlet he worked as an audio engineer/composer at DDB Chicago, and traveled as a touring musician.

Jen Louie

Jen is Gimlet's Head of East Coast Sales.  Previously, she led sales teams at Pandora Media and IGN Entertainment.  She loves TV and is a big Game of Thrones fan, having read all the books first (of course).   Her fan girl dreams came true when she met Richard Madden, Norman Reedus, and Steven Yuen on the same day at Comic Con.

Gabe Lozada

Gabe is Caitlin, Jenny, and Anna's Executive Assistant. Before joining Gimlet, he worked in Production at The Public Theater. He's on a lifelong hunt for the best breakfast sandwich in Brooklyn.

Brittany Luse

Brittany is a producer and host at Gimlet. In her spare time, she co-hosts For Colored Nerds, an independent podcast about race, news and pop culture. She hails from Farmington Hills, Michigan and is a very proud graduate of Howard University.

Carly Machlis

Carly is a Marketing Manager at Gimlet. Before joining the team, she worked on marketing and branded content strategy for BuzzFeed and TodayTix, and before that, she worked on the agency side. She enjoys long walks around the Gowanus Canal.

Wallace Mack

Mack is a producer on Mogul. Before Mogul, he worked on The Nod, helping to craft stories about Black culture. 

Kareem Maddox

Kareem is a producer for The Pitch. He has hosted, produced and written for NPR-member stations KUNC, CPR and KCRW. He also produced buckets and double-doubles as a professional basketball player in Europe, and at Princeton University. Don’t ask him if he likes guacamole, you won’t like the answer.

Toni Magyar

Toni is editorial operations manager at Gimlet. Previously, she worked in educational publishing as an editor at Oxford University Press. Before that, she was a digital media editor at W.W. Norton & Company.

Damiano Marchetti

Damiano is a producer at Reply All. Before Gimlet he worked on stories for Radiolab and Planet Money, among others.

Justin McGoldrick

Justin is the Development Executive for Gimlet Pictures, where he collaborates with writers and other talent to translate podcasts to tv and features. Prior to Gimlet, he was a Creative Executive at Illumination and The Montecito Picture Company. He is based in Los Angeles.

Sarah McVeigh

Sarah is a producer on the development team. Before joining Gimlet, she worked on Australia's national youth current affairs show Hack on Triple J. She also created and hosted the podcast How Do You Sleep At Night? for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Kurtis Melby

Kurtis is a Software Engineer at Gimlet. He previously worked at tech companies and startups in NYC doing full-stack app development.

Christine Merrill

Christine is Gimlet’s Account Executive. Previously, she worked on helping brands create awesome video content with independent filmmakers at Vimeo. She has a pug and writes about travel at CestChristine.com.

Molly Messick

Molly is a senior producer at StartUp. Before Gimlet, she worked at public radio member stations and as a producer for Morning Edition. Her work has appeared on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Marketplace, and others.

Josh Muccio

Josh is an entrepreneur-turned-podcast host for The Pitch. He currently resides in Sarasota, FL, with his wife Lisa and three kids.

Emma Munger

Emma is an audio engineer. Before coming to Gimlet, she was a music producer at the Erroll Garner Jazz Project and an instructor at the Brooklyn Guitar School.

Chris Neary

Chris is a Senior Development Producer at Gimlet. Prior to Gimlet he was a producer at NPR’s On the Media and WNYC’s Freakonomics Radio. His work has appeared on those shows and This American Life. He’s from Ridley, Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Grinnell College in Iowa.

Drew Nelles

Drew is a senior producer at Crimetown. Prior to joining Gimlet, he was an award-winning magazine editor and writer in Canada.

Matthew Nelson

Matthew is a Development Producer at Gimlet. Prior to joining Gimlet, he reported and produced features for the BBC World Service, NPR, and CBC.

Rikki Novetsky

Rikki is an Associate Producer at Gimlet Creative, where she works on branded podcasts and midroll spots. Before joining Gimlet, she produced podcasts at Pineapple Street Media and worked on the daily news shows at NPR. 

Mimi O'Donnell

Mimi is Executive Producer, Scripted at Gimlet. Before coming to Gimlet she was the Artistic Director of the Labyrinth Theater Company. She also spent many years as a Costume Designer for Theater, TV and Film.

Kate Parkinson-Morgan

Kate is a producer for The Nod. She previously worked at NPR’s Morning Edition and NPR Music.

Katie Pastore

Katie is the Producer, Scripted Content at Gimlet. Previously, she was the associate producer of Manchester by the Sea and was a post production coordinator at New Line Cinema. She spends a significant amount of time fighting with her dog.

Sruthi Pinnamaneni

Sruthi is senior reporter at Reply All. Before joining Gimlet, she worked on stories for The Economist, Freakonomics, Studio 360, Radiolab and Love + Radio.

Sarah Platt

Sarah is a development producer. Before coming to Gimlet, she produced the NPR syndicated show On Point out of WBUR. 

Nazanin Rafsanjani

Nazanin is Gimlet’s VP of New Show Development. Before joining Gimlet, she was a senior producer at the Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC. She’s also reported and produced stories for This American Life, Morning Edition, All Things Considered, On the Media, and others.

Kimmie Regler

Kimmie Regler is a producer. Before joining Gimlet, she worked for WNYC’s On the Media. In a past life, she pursued a PhD in Classical languages and literature.

Aaron Reiss

Aaron is an Associate Producer on Every Little Thing. Before Gimlet, he worked as a multimedia journalist and map maker covering issues related to cities and space for places like The New York Times, The New Yorker, and This American Life.

Rose Rimler

Rose is a producer at Science Vs. She got her MS in marine biology researching baby oysters no bigger than a grain of sand. So far, the best question she's posed as a science journalist was: "Have you ever considered putting deodorant on a chimpanzee?" 

Jonathon Roberts

Jonathon Roberts is an audio engineer on Chompers. He is also a composer, dad, and creator of the ComposerDad podcast. He and his kids love music, adventures, and listening to fun facts while they brush their teeth. 

Heather Rogers

Heather is a producer and reporter at Science Vs. She comes from a background in long-form print journalism. Her articles have appeared in Mother Jones, ProPublica, the New York Times Magazine, and The Intercept. Her most recent book, Green Gone Wrong, takes a critical, on-the-ground look at the contradictions of green consumerism.

Jasmine Romero

Jasmine is a development producer. Before Gimlet, she was a New York based actor/singer/writer/teaching artist, and was a recurring cast member on Sesame Street. She could tell you how to get to Sesame Street, but she won’t.

Daniel Royston

Daniel is a media planner at Gimlet. He previously worked at Atlantic Media and most recently at Fusion Media Group. He is a movie buff, Larry David advocate, and struggling D.C. sports fan.

Abbie Ruzicka

Abbie is a producer at Gimlet Creative. Prior to joining Gimlet, she worked at WBUR, where she was a producer for the NPR show On Point with Tom Ashbrook. Before that, she developed podcasts and produced radio shows for WGBH News in Boston.

Sara Sarasohn

Sara Sarasohn is an editor at Gimlet. In 25 years in public radio, she was an intern, booker, producer, director, editor, mentor and managing director. She’s a fourth generation Californian.

Kaitlyn Sawrey

Kaitlyn is the senior producer of Science Vs. Previously she was the executive producer of youth current affairs show ‘Hack’ on triple j in Australia. Kaitlyn was the founding producer of Science Vs for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Zac Schmidt

Zac is Gimlet Creative's Director of Audio Production. He loves helping brands find their sound and dreams in Pro Tools shortcuts. Before joining Gimlet he worked in Audio Post Production at Chicago Recording Company.

Haley Shaw

Haley creates sound design and music and mixes audio for Gimlet. Prior, she worked in audio post production for film. She likes ~weird~ sounds and wants you to like them too.

Matt Shilts

Matt is a producer with Gimlet Creative. Before Gimlet, Matt spent some time as an audio engineer for First Look Media and Scatter, among others. Before that, he was the news director at North State Public Radio in northern California.

Cedric Shine

Cedric is a marketing manager at Gimlet. Prior to joining Gimlet he worked for NBCUniversal where he oversaw digital content strategy. Cedric is no stranger to podcasting, he helped launch NPR Music’s Microphone Check and ran point on social media for The Combat Jack Show. Jay Z is the GOAT and the Knicks will return to greatness.

Lauren Silverman

Lauren is a senior producer at StartUp. Before that, she covered health and technology for NPR, Marketplace and KERA in Dallas. You can also hear her stories on shows like Here & Now, Latino USA, Science Friday and The Pulse. Lauren’s favorite birthday game is the treasure hunt and her preferred party favor is silly putty.

Tyler Sorensen

Tyler is a midroll producer at Gimlet. He previously worked at BuzzFeed, where he specialized in producing sponsored content.

Amy Standen

Amy is a SF Bay Area-based reporter for StartUp. Before that, she hosted The Leap podcast and also the science video series Deep Look, both for KQED.

Wilson Standish

Wilson is Gimlet’s Director of Voice. Before Gimlet Wilson lead innovation for Omnicom’s OMD and Hearts & Science, creating award winning programs for Walgreens, Porsche, State Farm, P&G and more. But he spends most of his free time figuring out where the closest Karaoke bar is. 

Annie-Rose Strasser

Annie-Rose is an editor at Gimlet. She previously worked as a Managing Editor at BuzzFeed News and, prior to that, at ThinkProgress.

Anna Sullivan

Anna Sullivan is Gimlet’s VP of Sales. Before joining Gimlet, she worked in sales at Quartz and Bloomberg.

Christina Sullivan

Christina is Gimlet’s Accounting Lead. Prior to Gimlet, Christina worked in the hedge fund industry at PwC and Centerbridge Partners.

Rob Szypko

Rob is an associate producer for Crimetown. Previously, he worked on stories at places like NPR and Audubon Magazine. He also used to teach first grade, and especially enjoyed snack time.

Thais Távara

Thais is the Senior Manager of Planning at Gimlet Media. Previously, she was on the media operations team at Fusion Media Group.

Devon Taylor

Devon is an editor at Gimlet. Previously, she worked as an editor for Radiotopia shows, including Millennial and The Allusionist, and contributed to The Atlantic and The Guardian. She was co-founder and editor in chief of The Timbre. Once upon a time she was an attorney.

Blythe Terrell

Blythe is an editor at Gimlet. She was previously senior editor for science and health at FiveThirtyEight.

Kerrianne Thomas

Kerrianne is an Associate Producer for Gimlet Creative. Prior to joining the team, she worked on podcasts for Refinery29, Conde Nast, and The Listening Booth.

Austin Thompson

Austin is Gimlet’s Technical Director. He previously worked as an engineer at Chicago Recording Company, and mixed live webcast audio for music festivals with American Mobile Studio.

Kevin Turner

Kevin is Gimlet’s Director of Communications and oversees all press, external communications and events for the company. Prior to joining Gimlet, he worked in various communications roles at Vimeo, Viacom, Food Network and KAYAK. His first concert was Tina Turner’s Wildest Dreams Tour.

Mathilde Urfalino

Mathilde is an Associate Producer on Chompers. Which means she turns fun facts and sound effects into a two-minute long toothbrushing show for kids. Before joining Gimlet she was on the producing team of podcasts Criminal and This is Love in Durham, North Carolina. And before that, she dreamed of making podcasts in the US from Paris, France - while brushing her teeth.

PJ Vogt

PJ is co-host & editorial director of Reply All.

Jenny Wall

Jenny is the CMO of Gimlet Media. Before joining the team, she was SVP, Head of Marketing at Hulu, and has also worked at Netflix and HBO. She spent 10 years on the agency side between HBO and Netflix working with TV, Film and gaming clients.

Rachel Ward

Rachel Ward is the host and executive producer of Chompers, Gimlet's morning and night toothbrushing show for kids.  She’s a former host of Surprisingly Awesome, and previously produced at Morning Edition.  She finally went to the dentist and learned she has great teeth but was reminded to brush in tiny circles around each tooth.

John White

John White is a producer for Crimetown. Previously he worked at StoryCorps facilitating conversations and producing stories for NPR’s Morning Edition and Weekend Edition broadcasts.

Blair Wilson

Blair Wilson is an Account Services Associate at Gimlet. Before joining Gimlet, she worked at literary agency Park Literary & Media where she represented authors’ work in the US and international markets, with a focus on audio and translation rights. 

Martha Wolf

Martha is a Senior Account Services Manager at Gimlet. Before Gimlet, she worked at Refinery29 and Believe Entertainment, bringing branded and editorial content of many mediums to life with a diverse array of brand partners including Google, Target, H&M, Coca-Cola, Revlon and Whole Foods Market.

Nicole Wong

Nicole is the Interim Creative Director at Gimlet Creative. She works on GC’s branded podcasts like DTR (with Tinder), The Venture (with Virgin Atlantic), and Open For Business (with eBay). She also produces ad campaigns for Mogul, Science Vs, StartUp and other Gimlet shows. Before joining Gimlet, she was a senior editor at Group SJR.

Jessica Yung

Jessica is an associate producer at Reply All. Before joining the team, she worked in book publishing for a while and then attended the Transom Story Workshop.

Wendy Zukerman

Wendy is the host and executive producer of Science Vs. Previously, she worked for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, where she originally created Science Vs.