Paula Szuchman

Vice President, On-Demand Content

Paula Szuchman is Vice President of On-Demand Content at WNYC and WNYC Studios, where she develops and executive produces new podcasts. 

She launched 2 Dope Queens in 2016, later adapted into an HBO series, as well as the critically acclaimed shows Nancy, Sooo Many White Guys, American Fiasco, Late Night Whenever, and 10 Things That Scare Me. Paula created WNYC’s first Podcast Accelerator and co-created Werk It, an annual festival for women in podcasting.  

Prior to joining WNYC, Paula was the managing editor of The Daily Beast and a page one editor at The Wall Street Journal, where her career as a reporter and editor spanned nearly a decade.

She is the co-author of Spousonomics: Using  Economics to Master Love, Marriage and Dirty Dishes.

Paula Szuchman appears in the following:

The Cowboy Of The West Village

Monday, April 15, 2019

The story of Storme DeLarverie, a true American hero.

Does It Bring You Joy?

Monday, April 08, 2019

Tobin realizes he’s been carrying around an insecurity since he was a teenager.

Masha Gessen's Y2K

Monday, April 01, 2019

A very Russian love story on the brink of Y2K.

David and Dominique

Monday, March 25, 2019

David and Dominique have something in common. (A rerun of a fan favorite).

A Private Life

Monday, March 18, 2019

Nino and Drew kept their relationship a secret for more than 40 years. And then, they decided to do something that forced them into the spotlight.

Best of: Becoming Michelle Obama

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

In honor of the new HBO specials, we've been revisiting our favorite 2 Dope Queens podcast episodes. Of course, we had to close this series with the ultimate queen -- Michelle Obama.

The Golden Queers

Friday, March 08, 2019

Queer Money Matters: What is retirement like when there's been a lifetime of discrimination and added costs, and what do we do about it?

Dude, Where’s My Coverage?

Thursday, March 07, 2019

Queer Money Matters: Even if you have insurance, being queer can be a barrier to getting the healthcare you need.

For Richer, For Poorer

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Queer Money Matters: Marriage equality meant more dollars in the bank for lots of queer people. But what if getting married goes against your identity or is simply not possible?

The Gayly Grind

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Queer Money Matters: From discrimination in the hiring process to a wage gap to a patchwork of legal protections, there are road blocks at every stage of our career.

Babies and Bills

Monday, March 04, 2019

Queer Money Matters: When you’re queer and you want to add a kid to your family, things get complicated—and expensive—really quickly.

Queer Money Fear$

Monday, February 25, 2019

The economy is built for cisgender, heterosexual people. We're exploring the financial hurdles queer people face and how we navigate them. It's Nancy's "Queer Money Matters."

Queer Money Matters

Sunday, February 24, 2019

The economy is built for cis-het people. How do queer folks navigate it?

The Word 'Queer'

Monday, February 18, 2019

A homophobic slur; a term encompassing every sexual orientation and gender identity: the word 'queer' has a multifarious past and complicated present. This is just a fraction of it.

The Case of the Cutoffs

Monday, February 11, 2019

Eight years ago, Ben found a pair of cutoff jean shorts mounted in a shadowbox. Now, he's on a search for the truth.

Phillip Picardi: Out With the Old

Monday, February 04, 2019

Phillip Picardi joins Nancy to talk about his first job at McDonald's, his recent job as Anna Wintour's protégé, and his new job as editor-in-chief of Out Magazine.

The League of Extraordinary Trolls

Monday, January 28, 2019

An elite unit of trolls is engaged in an existential battle against hate speech on the internet. This is their story.

Nancy Takes the Stage

Monday, January 21, 2019

Tobin and Kathy have sweated through a few live shows, and now it's time to share a few of them with the world.

Love Song

Monday, January 14, 2019

Myosha Smith stopped speaking to her brother Joseph Wilson after he handled her coming out poorly. Realizing his mistake, Joe decided to try to win his sister back with a song.

Mr. LA Leather

Monday, January 07, 2019

Every year, contestants spend months working on their charisma, memorizing speeches, and getting their show-stopping outfits ready to win the sash. This is Mr. Los Angeles Leather.