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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 seven 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/538. His favorite comic is Secret Wars #8.

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 an associate producer for Every Little Thing. Before coming to Gimlet, she made stories for Oregon Public Broadcasting, NPR, Slate, Outside Magazine, 99% Invisible, and The New York Times. 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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. 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 a senior producer with Gimlet Creative. She’s a former Morning Edition producer and the founding editor of the Innovation Trail, a reporting collaboration among upstate New York public broadcasters.

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.