Julie Snyder

Executive producer of S-Town: Julie Snyder has been the guiding force behind two of the most successful ventures in audio broadcasting: she is the co-creator of the podcast Serial, which debuted in October 2014 and has been downloaded more than 300 million times, making it the most listened-to podcast in history. Before that, for many years, she was the senior producer of This American Life, which is heard by more than 5 million listeners each week.

Brian Reed

Host and executive producer of S-Town : Brian Reed is the senior producer of the public radio show and podcast This American Life. In his seven years with the show, he has created some of the program’s most ambitious stories, including “The Secret Recordings of Carmen Segarra,” an investigation into the Federal Reserve’s supervision of Goldman Sachs; “Cops See It Differently,” a nuanced look at the relationship between African Americans and the police; “Abdi and the Golden Ticket,” which follows a Somali refugee desperately trying to get to America; and “What Happened at Dos Erres,” Read More

the story of a massacre in Guatemala and its reverberations decades later, which earned him a Peabody Award.