Anna Sale

Anna Sale is the host and managing editor of Death, Sex & MoneyWNYC’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.

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Anna Sale appears in the following:

I Can't Fix It: A First Responder and Heroin

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

How witnessing heroin overdoses every day is affecting one paramedic in Charleston, West Virginia. 

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Your Workplace Rage, And Mine

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Reconsidering what we put up with. 

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Gabrielle Union Is Fed Up

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

A conversation about reclaiming your body after sexual assault.

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Finding Love, And A Kidney, On Tinder

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

When "It's a match!" takes on a whole new meaning. 

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What Lisa Ling Regrets

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Journalist Lisa Ling has been reporting on TV since she was 16. But she says telling other people's stories has always been a lot easier than sharing her own.

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A Bitcoin Mogul Goes Broke

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Charlie Shrem made a fortune on cryptocurrency, lost it all, and spent a year in prison for a federal crime—all before turning 30. 

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Why She Steals: Your Reactions

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

A few weeks ago, we interviewed a woman who shoplifts. Now, we talk with you about your reactions to her story.

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Life in Our 20s: Advice from Niecy Nash, Alia Shawkat & Terri Coleman

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Live from the Ace Hotel in downtown LA, we talk all about what we learned during young adulthood—and tackle some of our 20-something listeners' life advice questions. 

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Ellen Burstyn's Lessons on Survival

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Ellen Burstyn has won countless acting awards, but says she is proudest of raising her son. We talk about learning how to mother, leaving an abusive marriage and confronting death.

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Why I Steal

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

"I want it, so I take it." A serial shoplifter explains why she does it, and how—and the conflicted feelings she has about her daughter following a similar path. 

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Our Student Loan Questions Live: Part Two

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Need help with the debt you already have? Balancing loan payments with the rest of your life expenses? We tackle your questions in part two of our call-in specials about student debt.

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Our Student Loan Questions Live: Part One

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Is loan forgiveness a safe bet? When is college not a good investment? Is bankruptcy an option? Part one of our live call-in specials about student loan debt.

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Tracy Clayton's 2017 So Far: Therapy, Forts and Auto Bill Pay

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

We check in with the Another Round co-host about her long list of New Year's Resolutions, and why she says she's in "a much different place today" than she was at the top of the year.

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As Harvey Hits, Looking Back at New Orleans

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The latest storm to hit the Gulf Coast has us thinking back to the people we met two years ago, for the series we put together around the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. 

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Katie Couric on Death and Dishonesty

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Katie Couric lost her husband to cancer in 1998. After 16 years of single parenthood, she remarried. But, she says, she still regrets the way she said goodbye the first time around.

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When Grief Looks Like ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Rachel Ward's husband, Steve, died unexpectedly when she was in her early 30s. Afterward, she says in some ways she re-experienced adolescence—while feeling older than ever. 

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Student Debt: Paralyzing Lives One Student at a Time

Friday, August 11, 2017

More college students are taking on more debt, and paying it all off will impact their lives, and the U.S. economy, for years to come. What are the solutions? 

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The Cookie That Ended Jeff Garlin's Sobriety

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Jeff Garlin says the key to marriage, comedy, parenting and dealing with his food addiction is to be present. That doesn't mean it's always easy. 

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Bonus! Anna Talks Interviewing with Jesse Thorn

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Bullseye host Jesse Thorn's latest project has him interviewing interviewers about...interviewing. Go behind the scenes of Death, Sex & Money as Anna talks about how she gets good tape. 

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My Husband Killed Someone. Now He Might Get Out.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Ronnine Bartley married her husband Lawrence while he was in prison. They had two kids and dreamed about a life together on the outside. Now, Lawrence has a chance at parole. 

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