Suzie Lechtenberg is the Senior Producer of Freakonomics Radio. Her work has been featured on public radio shows like Marketplace, Day to Day and Studio 360.
She was one of the original producers hired at Weekend America, a magazine show produced by APM, where she worked for almost five years. During the academic year of 2009-2010, she was one of five journalists awarded the Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where she produced a radio documentary about a disappearing Kansas town. She started her career at the fashion and pop culture magazines Dazed & Confused and Nylon. Suzie’s a Kansas native, currently living in Brooklyn.
What’s it like to wake up one day and realize Dad is a multi-billionaire? That's what happened to Warren Buffett’s son Peter -- who then started to think about whether or not to join the family business.
Julie Fisher takes us for a spin in her 1959 Chevy El Camino and asks why all new cars are "boxes or bubbles." And Coco Shinomiya tells us her old car is way more reliable than her new one. Produced by Suzie Lechtenberg.