Who Are We?

Gimlet Media is the award-winning narrative podcasting company that aims to create a world more full of human connection and understanding. We create and distribute audio journalism and audio entertainment for audiences who crave something special. Gimlet was founded in 2014 and is based in Brooklyn, New York. We are a podcast division inside of Spotify.


Interested in joining Gimlet? Check out our careers page.

Contact Us

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

  • General — contact@gimletmedia.com
  • Advertisers — advertising@gimletmedia.com
  • Press — press@gimletmedia.com

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Abbie Ruzicka


Abbie is an Executive Producer and the Head of Gimlet Projects, a creative production team that develops new shows for Spotify Studios. Prior to joining Gimlet, she spent seven years in public radio, first as a podcast and radio producer with WGBH News and later as a producer for the nationally-syndicated NPR show "On Point."

Aja Badame


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

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.

Alex Goldman


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

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. 

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.

Anna Foley


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

Anna Sullivan


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

Annette Heist


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

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.

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.

Blair Wilson

Blair Wilson is an Account Services Manager 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. 

Blythe Terrell


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

Bobby Lord


Bobby is a Senior Audio Engineer/Composer at Gimlet. Before joining Gimlet he did music production/composition for various clients, post mixing/sound design for various ad/creative agencies, and toured as a 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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

Christina Sullivan


Christina is Gimlet’s director of finance and operations. Prior to Gimlet, Christina worked in the hedge fund industry at PwC and Centerbridge Partners.

Collin Campbell


Collin is the Deputy Head of New Show Development, based in Los Angeles. Before Gimlet, Collin created new and news-y things at WNYC (like Freakonomics Radio and The Takeaway), bestsellers at Audible (like The Making of a Massacre, Sincerely X and Evil Has a Name) and headed up programming at KPCC, one of the largest NPR News stations in the country.

Damiano Marchetti

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

Daniela Araya

Daniela is Gimlet's Office Operations & Culture Manager. Previously she worked at CNN, and prior to that, she worked on Hearst’s home decor magazines. She loves plants, interior design, and being outdoors.

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.

Devon Taylor


Devon is an editor at Gimlet. Prior to joining Gimlet, she worked as a writer, a producer, a lawyer, a teacher, and—for one lucrative summer—a door-to-door knife salesman.

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.

Emily Forman

Emily is a producer for Every Little Thing. She’s covered health and news for NPR and public radio stations in Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and Alaska - producing everything from news spots to long-form podcasts. Her series for WUWM on gun violence was a Peabody finalist, and received a Third Coast Award.

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.

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.

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.

Gabby Bulgarelli


When Gabby's not working on Mogul, she's probably digging for obscure hip hop samples, baking cookies, or not being funny on Twitter. Do her a favor and retweet her, please? Before joining Gimlet she worked on WUNC's The State of Things, programmed tools to aid WFAE's investigative reporting, and watched A LOT of basketball at UNC Chapel Hill.

Haley Shaw


Haley is Sr. Audio Engineer/Composer at Gimlet, where she mixes audio and creates music and sound design. When she's not working on podcasts, she produces music for recording artists under the name So Wylie. Prior, she wrote music for picture and worked in audio post production.

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.

James Kim


James is a development producer at Gimlet. Previously he was a producer at The Dinner Party Download, Marketplace, Strangers, and KPCC. He has also worked with WNYC's "Nancy" and Pineapple Street Media.

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.

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.

Jessie Harte

Jessie Harte is Gimlet's Creative Director. Before joining Gimlet, she worked as the Group Director of Experience Design at Digitas NY. Her dog's name is Charlie.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Josh Fjelstad


Josh is the Marketing Lead at 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.

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.

Julia Kaplan


Julia is the Business Development Lead at Gimlet. 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.

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.

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.”

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.

Katelyn Bogucki


Katelyn is a supervising 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.

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.

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.

Kerrianne Thomas


Kerrianne is a producer at Gimlet Creative. Prior to joining the team, she worked on podcasts for Refinery29, Conde Nast, and The Listening Booth.

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.

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.

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.

Marcus Bagalà


Marcus is an engineer and composer at Gimlet. Previously Marcus has written music for This American Life, Showtime’s The Affair and notably he co-scored the documentary film Fathers of Football with The Flaming Lips.

Martha Wolf

Martha is the Postsale Marketing Lead at Gimlet Creative. 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.

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.

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.

Matthew Nelson


Matthew is the Senior Producer of Mogul and We Came to Win. Prior to joining Gimlet, he reported and produced features for the BBC World Service, NPR, and CBC.

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.

Matt Shilts


Matt is a senior producer at Gimlet Projects. He produces Spotify Original podcasts. He lives in Brooklyn but is a proud member (and the former news director) of North State Public Radio in Chico, California.

Max Gibson

Max is a producer at Gimlet Creative. Before joining the team, he worked as a fact checker and reporter, and made some audio at WNYC and WCBS 880. When he’s not at Gimlet, he’s often watching and writing horror movies.

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.

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. 

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.

Mollie [Horan] McHugh


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

Molly Messick


Molly is a Senior Producer on Without Fail. 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.

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.

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.

Nicole Wong


Nicole is the Co-Head of Gimlet Creative. As an executive producer, she leads business strategy and operations for the team, in addition to leading the production of branded podcasts and ad campaigns for Gimlet's network of shows. Since joining Gimlet in 2016, she's worked with clients like Lyft, Tinder, P&G, Virgin Atlantic and eBay. Before joining Gimlet, she was a senior editor at the creative agency SJR.

Peter Bresnan


Peter is a Development Producer at Gimlet. He was the creator of the podcast series Tell Me I’m Funny, and is a graduate of the Transom Story Workshop.

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.

Phia Bennin


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

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.

PJ Vogt


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

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. 

Rikki Novetsky


Rikki is a Producer on The Journal. Before joining Gimlet, she produced podcasts at Pineapple Street Media and worked on the daily news shows at NPR. 

Rob Szypko


Rob is a Producer on Without Fail. Previously, he worked on stories at places like NPR and Audubon Magazine. He also used to teach first grade, and especially enjoyed snack time.

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?" 

Rosie Guerin

Rosie is the Supervising Producer of Gimlet Projects, a creative production team that develops new shows for Spotify Studios. Prior to joining Gimlet, she launched "All Of It" on WNYC, and before that, spent years as a producer and editor in television. Rosie is from Maine, and especially loves the beach in winter. 

Sarah Abdurrahman

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

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.

Sarah Platt


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

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.

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.

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.

Talia Rochmann

Talia Rochmann is a graphic designer at Gimlet. Previously she worked with Kornhaber Brown, Catalystic Studios, and the Overlook Press. She knows far too much about animals.

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.

Tyler Sorensen


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

Wallace Mack

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

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.

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. 

Zac Schmidt

Zac is Gimlet's Engineering Lead. Previously he was the Audio Production Lead for Gimlet Creative. Before joining Gimlet he worked in Audio Post Production at Chicago Recording Company.