Kelsey has reported and produced stories on law and science for Radiolab. In 2014 she led production on the Radiolab story, “60 Words,” that received a George Foster Peabody Award. Before coming to Radiolab, Padgett studied at The Salt Institute, worked with NPR’s State of the Re:Union, and contributed to PRX’s The Heart.
Kelsey Padgett appears in the following:
Friday, September 10, 2021
It’s been 20 years since 9/11. We bring you a story about the 60 words that ushered in everything that came after.
Tuesday, January 07, 2020
How one sentence -- just 60 words written in the hours after the September 11 attacks -- became the legal foundation for the "war on terror."
Monday, September 21, 2015
We shine a light into the dark corners of the internet to see the world from the perspective of both cyber crime victims and perpetrators.
Friday, May 22, 2015
The incredible, little-known story of the Nazi prisoners of war kept on American soil during World War II.
Monday, February 16, 2015
On February 12th, 2015, President Obama put a draft of a new AUMF authorizing force against ISIL in front of Congress.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Ron and Cornelia Suskind had two healthy young sons, thriving careers and a brand new home when their youngest, Owen, started to disappear.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Since we first reported this story a number of things related to the 2001 AUMF have happened. We have seen a call for the repeal of this AUMF, but as of now the law remains on the books...
On August 7th, President Obama authorized strikes against the terrorist organization in ...
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Jilted lovers and disrupted duck hunts provide a very odd look into the soul of the US Constitution.
Thursday, August 01, 2013
In the 1990s, a button-pushing New York artist took on a subject that cut him to the quick: HIV and AIDS.
Barton Benes had lost a lot of friends, including his boyfriend, and was himself HIV-positive when an everyday kitchen accident took on a surreal bent -- one that got ...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Few things have such power over us as blood.
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Ever wonder why humans cry? A professor of behavioral neurology answers some questions, and helps give us a better understanding of how a feeling in our guts can come out as water in ...