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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.

Contact Us

We’re in Brooklyn, New York. If you want to get in touch with us please email:

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.

Victoria Barner

Victoria is a Marketing & Community Manager at Gimlet. Before Gimlet, she worked at an ad agency called redpepper in new business at in Nashville, TN helping bring in clients like Slack, Verizon, and Mars Petcare.

Nathan Bashaw

Nathan is Gimlet's Head of Product. Before this, he founded Hardbound, an app that created a new, visual form of storytelling. He also co-created Product Hunt, and was a Product Manager at General Assembly.

Ali Bengochea

Ali is Head of Legal at Gimlet. She has previously handled legal and business affairs at Funny Or Die in Los Angeles and Comedy Central in New York.

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 a producer 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.

Julia Botero

Julia Botero is a Producer with Gimlet Creative. Before coming to Gimlet Julia reported on the military, manure pits and canned wine among other things for North Country Public Radio. She’s contributed stories to NPR’s Morning Edition and Snap Judgment.

Peter Bresnan

Peter is a development producer. He was the creator of Tell Me I’m Funny, which was named the 18th best podcast of 2016 by The Atlantic. He’s also a graduate of the Transom Story Workshop.

James Cabrera

James is Gimlet’s Visual Design Director. Previously he’s worked for Refinery29, Say Media, and Foot Locker, Inc. He also has a degree in Math and Physics. When he’s not working, he’s probably skiing.

Lisa Chow

Lisa is co-host of StartUp. Previously, she was a senior editor at FiveThirtyEight and a reporter at NPR’s Planet Money and WNYC. She has an MBA from Columbia Business School.

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 the Ad Operations 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.

Kwame Darko

Kwame is an Account Executive at Gimlet. Previously, he worked at Townsquare Media. He is songwriter and a two-time NCAA DI Men’s Soccer National Champion.

Molly Donahue

Molly is an associate producer at The Pitch. Before she joined Gimlet she was a producer at New Hampshire Public Radio where she worked on shows including Word of Mouth, Outside/In, and Civics 101. She’s happy to return to New York and the glory of her college radio DJ days.

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.

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).

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. Before coming to Gimlet, she made stories for Oregon Public Broadcasting, the Outside Magazine podcast, and The New York Times — among others. She has never been to IKEA and is saving it for a special occasion.

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).

Seth Glasman

Seth is Gimlet’s West Coast Account Director. Working with countless brands and marketing teams, he brings a wealth of knowledge in digital, event, and multiplatform advertising. Previously, he worked for Pandora, Vevo, and in terrestrial radio. He is based in San Francisco.

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.

Frances Harlow

Frances Harlow is Deputy Creative Director at Gimlet Creative. She has worked for public media outlets such as WBUR, WGBH, and NPR’s Planet Money. As a freelancer, she developed and produced podcasts for clients like Harvard University, United Talent Agency, and Reddit.

Elise Harven

Elise is a production 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.

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

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

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.

Will Jackson

Will is a Sales Planner at Gimlet. Before joining Gimlet, he worked as an account planner at the Financial Times and freelanced at MKG Experiential Marketing.

Erin Kelly

Erin is Matt and Alex’s Executive Assistant. She’s a graduate of Syracuse University and worked in magazines before joining Gimlet. In high school Erin was voted most dependable.

Caitlin Kenney

Caitlin is the VP of Programming and New Show Development 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.

Stevie Lane

Stevie is an Associate Producer at Gimlet Media. She graduated from Bowdoin College, where she studied Political Philosophy and English and cohosted a radio show. She also designs and makes things out of metal. If you have an hour to kill, ask her about hammers.

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.

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.

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.

Luke Malone

Luke is a producer at StartUp. Before joining Gimlet, he reported and produced stories for This American Life, Showtime, The Atlantic, and Channel 4, among others.

Damiano Marchetti

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

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.

Eric Mennel

Eric is a senior producer at Gimlet. His work has appeared on This American Life, All Things Considered, Marketplace, and 99% Invisible. In 2013 he co-created the podcast Criminal.

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.

Austin Mitchell

Austin Mitchell is a producer at Crimetown. Before radio he worked as an actor, and before that, a civil engineer.

Ngofeen Mputubwele

Ngofeen is an associate producer at Gimlet. He comes to Gimlet from the legal world, where he worked as an associate attorney at K&L Gates LLP.

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 associate 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.

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.

Simone Polanen

Simone is an Associate Producer at StartUp. Prior to Gimlet, Simone taught English in South Korea and made short films about dancers and sad youths.

Nazanin Rafsanjani

Nazanin is Gimlet’s Creative Director. 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.

Shruti Ravindran

Shruti is a producer at Science Vs. Before joining Gimlet, she worked as a freelance science reporter, writing for publications including National Geographic, Science, Nautilus, Al Jazeera, the Guardian, Aeon, and Orion Magazine.

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.

Kaitlin Roberts

Kaitlin is a senior producer. She was Gimlet’s first employee.

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 an associate 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.

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 an Audio Engineer with Gimlet Creative. He mixes your favorite branded shows like Tinder’s DTR and Microsoft’s .future Before joining Gimlet he worked in Audio Post Production at Chicago Recording Company. He dreams in Pro Tools keyboard shortcuts.

Haley Shaw

Haley is an audio engineer and creates sound design and music for Gimlet. Previously, she worked as a mixing engineer and composer for films, and has engineered for WNYC and Manhattan Film Institute. She likes ~weird~ sounds.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Christina Sullivan

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

Anna Sullivan

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

Rob Szypko

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

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.

Carolyn Trotman

Carolyn is a People Ops Manager at Gimlet. Previously, she worked in HR at Huge and the Council on Foreign Relations. Before that she taught English at a middle school in the French alps and learned she has the sense of humor of a French 12-year old.

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.

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.

Bruce Wallace

Bruce is a producer at StartUp. Previously he contributed to PRI’s The World, Radio Diaries, and NPR, among others.

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 has not been to the dentist in two years.

Katherine Wells

Katherine Wells is the executive producer for Every Little Thing. She’s also worked for The Atlantic, Radiolab’s More Perfect, Freakonomics Radio, Bloomberg News, Science Friday, and others.

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.

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 senior producer at Gimlet Creative. She works on GC’s branded podcasts like The Venture (with Virgin Atlantic), DTR (with Tinder), 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.

Wendy Zukerman

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