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, January 16, 2019
STI rates are on the rise. But when we asked our listeners to tell us their stories about having an STI, what we heard about was how alone it makes you feel.
Monday, January 14, 2019
We asked for your stories about sex ed fails...and you had a lot to say.
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
It can be hard to unlearn the things you were taught growing up—especially the things you learned about sex.
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
"No actual information, just a lot of shaming and scare tactics."
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Sister Josephine Garrett grew up Baptist and worked her way up the corporate ladder—only to realize in her late 20s that she wanted to convert to Catholicism and become a nun.
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Vanessa never thought much about the immigration process until she fell in love with Freddy, whose legal status in the U.S. is now in jeopardy.
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Debbie Allen on “Keeping the Promise–1,000,000 in Care–Celebrating ICONS of Dance.” Anna Sale on “Married, Paralyzed and Moving On.” Janelle James on the Janelle James Comedy Festival.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
A couple reflects on the big strides they've made together since a cycling accident left one of them paralyzed two years ago—and on the things they still need to face.
Thursday, November 08, 2018
YA author John Green has built his career on his ability to connect with young fans—but in his own lowest moments, the isolation he's felt has been all-consuming.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Stacey Abrams of Georgia and Mikie Sherrill of suburban New Jersey are both Democrats fighting their way into Republican territory, but in very different ways.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
When former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm ran for office, she was told not to remind voters that she'd be the first woman to hold the office — and that her hair needed to be short.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
What did you learn about sex that you wish you hadn’t? We want you to tell us!
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Two stories of recovery after loss.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Anna Sale & Lawrence Bartley on Death, Sex & Money's latest episode. Rudy Valdez & Cindy Shank on “The Sentence.” Kaneza Schaal & Cornell Alston on “Jack &.”
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Lawrence Bartley was released on parole this spring. Now, he and his wife Ronnine are building an everyday life for their family on the outside.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
For one of our earliest episodes, I spoke with Jane Fonda about living her life in the public eye. This week, we're bringing you that conversation again.
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
We've been following eight listeners as they've dated this summer—this week, we do a final check-in as the warm weather winds down.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Nick Offerman is famous for playing the most macho man on TV, but in real life, he says he has "all the colors inside."
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Comedian Chris Garcia lost his dad to Alzheimer's last year. Now, he's working through his grief in a new project from WNYC studios—and we're bringing you an early listen.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
In the six years since Tig Notaro's famous comedy set about her cancer diagnosis and her mother's death, a lot has changed.