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.


Anna Sale appears in the following:

Manhood, Now: Live

Thursday, July 12, 2018

This week, we continued our conversation about being a man today with an hour of live radio, featuring CNN's W. Kamau Bell and your calls.


A Wife Interviews Her Husband About Manhood, Now

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Earlier this week, we got a voice memo in our inbox, from a husband and wife who were inspired to talk about masculinity together. So we asked them if we could share it with you. 


Hot Dates: "I'm Supposed to Be Certain"

Monday, July 09, 2018

The first time we talked to Dan, he was wrestling with how to navigate consent in the #MeToo era. This week, he and I dig a little deeper. 


Hot Dates: A Middle School Teacher Walks Into A Bar...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Miracle decided to try a dating app, and got a blast from the past.


Manhood, Now

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

"You kind of learn what you're supposed to do. But nobody tells you anything."


Hot Dates: Help from an OKCupid Guru

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Louis is at his wit's end with dating we called in reinforcements. Plus, some musings from Ceci.


Hot Dates: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Friday, June 08, 2018

One of our summer daters has had some big changes in his love life already.


John Prine Wanted to Be Normal

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

John Prine has been in the music business for 47 years, and at this point, he's fine being a self-proclaimed "oddball."


Hot Dates: Romance Right Now

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Dating in 2018 can be frustrating. But a lot of you are doing it anyway...and some of you are letting us listen in. 


Tayari Jones on Frills and Freedom

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The bestselling author of 'An American Marriage' talks about writing her own rules for adulthood.


Your Student Loan Updates

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Thousands paid off. Cuts to the beauty budget. A foster daughter. Our listeners share what's happened since appearing in our student loans episodes last year.


When 'Daddy Dates' Pay The Bills

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

A 22-year-old who calls herself a “professional sugar baby” explains why she goes on dates with much older men for money—and why the men don’t always think of her as a sex worker.


A Son, A Mother, and Two Gun Crimes

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Dwayne Betts committed a carjacking when he was 16 years old. For his mom, Gloria Hill, it was just the first in a series of events in her life involving a gun.


15 Years Later, An Iraq Veteran Looks Back

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Thom Tran was grazed by a bullet four days into his deployment in Iraq in 2003. He's spent the last 15 years figuring out what that moment means for him going forward.


From Indie Rockers to Full-Time Caregivers

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

When musician Johnny Solomon hit rock bottom, he turned to his mom for help. Now, as his mom's health declines, he and his wife—and bandmate—have moved in with her to reciprocate. 


Sharing DNA, and Nothing Else

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Amy took a mail-in DNA test to find out more about her genealogy...and learned more than she bargained for.


Lena Waithe Says Have a Dream... and a Sponsor

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The actor and writer is having a big year—but it took a lot of work, patience, and some financial help from her mom to get here.


After Suicides, a Texas Veterinary Community Opens Up

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Veterinary medicine has a suicide rate that's one of the highest in the healthcare profession. For the veterinary community in Dallas, those statistics hit home last year.


Opportunity Costs: I Never Felt Inferior

Friday, January 26, 2018

Ernie Major self-identifies as "socially lower middle class, economically a bit better than that." But he also says status has never been something he paid much attention to. 


Opportunity Costs: More Is Not More

Thursday, January 25, 2018

For a father and son whose family is in the 1%, having resources that "exceed their wants" brings its own set of challenges.