Anna Sale is the host and managing editor of Death, Sex & Money, WNYC’s interview show about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Recently named New York Magazine’s number one podcast of 2015, the show has also been featured by The New York Times, The Atlantic, Buzzfeed, The Guardian, Fast Company and Real Simple.
Before developing Death, Sex & Money, Anna covered politics for years, including the 2013 New York City mayoral race, the 2012 presidential campaign, and the statehouse beat in Connecticut and West Virginia. She has contributed to Fresh Air with Terry Gross, This American Life, NPR News, Marketplace, Studio 360, PBS Newshour, and Slate.
A West Virginia native, Anna graduated from Stanford University with a degree in history. She's on twitter @annasale.
Anna Sale appears in the following:
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Orange is the New Black's Diane Guerrero has been on her own since she was 14, when her parents were deported. What followed were years of financial and emotional struggle.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Your stories about life after near death.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Amanda's husband Sam had a lot of secrets, most of which she discovered after his death. That made grieving, and moving on, a lot more complicated.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
During times of big change, family can keep us grounded. Meet the people who've played that role for Rosie Perez, Hari Kondabolu and Mahershala Ali, from our live show in Brooklyn.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Danny Oquendo put his life on hold when his half brother, Avonte, disappeared from his New York City school in 2013. Three years later, his life is dramatically different.
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Susanne and Mike met and fell in love with each other...and heroin. They stuck together through addiction and recovery, but things haven't fallen into place the way they had hoped.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Comedian Michael Ian Black has been steadily building his career since the '90s. But he says he's tired of not finding mainstream success.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
You've been sending us your anthems of change. Now, we want to see you rock out to them.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
At 63 years old, musician Lucinda Williams is more successful than ever. But with age has come a lot of loss.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Jeb Corliss is a BASE jumper and wingsuit flier who's learned to very carefully control his emotions. It's made him fearless and, he says, "impossible to be in a relationship with."
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Brooke Shields' two longest relationships have been with her career and with her mother. But she says she needed one to end for the other to thrive.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Living alone has its perks: no one to tell you what to eat, how to decorate, or when to go to bed. But there's also no one to split the bills with.
Friday, December 18, 2015
Last year, Rashema Melson became known as "the homeless valedictorian" with a full ride to Georgetown. Now a sophomore, she's tired of that label and is questioning where she belongs.
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
When we posted an article on Facebook about deciding to have children, Diane Gill Morris told us, "If someone had told me this is what it’d be like, I never would have had kids."
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Actress Holland Taylor built a reputation by playing self-assured characters who keep others at a distance. But in her personal life, she says she's ready to take a chance on love.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
We asked you why you're not having sex—right now, or ever. These are your stories.
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
In this episode taped before a live audience in New York, writer and original Real World cast member Kevin Powell talks about confronting the anger and violent impulses in his past.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The 93-year-old writer and producer behind shows like The Jeffersons and All in the Family talks about his childhood and how it shaped the way he's raised his own six kids.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
On the air, Yesi Ortiz is a warm, flirty host for a popular L.A. hip hop station. Off the air, she's a single mother of six adopted kids. Managing both roles is a more than a challenge.
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Dr. Jonathan Clark lost his wife, astronaut Laurel Clark, in the 2003 Columbia space shuttle explosion. As he grieved, he also learned how to be a single parent to their son.