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:
Monday, June 24, 2019
For the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, we talk about what actually happened and where we go from here.
Monday, June 17, 2019
When Andraya Yearwood runs against her competition, people pay attention — whether she wants them to or not.
Monday, June 10, 2019
It’s a moment of reckoning for many members of the United Methodist Church, and after 25 years as a United Methodist pastor, Cynthia Meyer found herself with a decision to make.
Monday, June 03, 2019
Good sex ed can be life-changing. But getting access to it often entails a fight.
Monday, May 27, 2019
Traveling to Taiwan with her mom, Kathy imagines the life she might have lived had her family stayed. [Note: this is a rerun of a previous episode].
Monday, May 20, 2019
This week, Nancy is live and talking romcoms, meet-cutes, and weddings...with special guest Daniel K. Isaac!
Monday, May 13, 2019
On a grey, Wisconsin day two years ago, Kristin Russo's life changed forever.
Monday, May 06, 2019
Piñatas, weird car noises, and succulents, OH MY! It's the Nancy Variety Show!
Monday, April 29, 2019
2018 MacArthur Genius winner Natalie Diaz talks about going from a professional basketball player to a poet, and how her love of language helped her embrace her queerness.
Monday, April 22, 2019
Desiree Akhavan—filmmaker, creator, and star of The Bisexual—talks about being the rule-breaker of her family, and why she trolled her brother with her armpit hair.
Monday, April 15, 2019
The story of Storme DeLarverie, a true American hero.
Monday, April 08, 2019
Tobin realizes he’s been carrying around an insecurity since he was a teenager.
Monday, April 01, 2019
A very Russian love story on the brink of Y2K.
Monday, March 25, 2019
David and Dominique have something in common. [Note: this is a rerun of a previous episode].
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.
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.
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?
Thursday, March 07, 2019
Queer Money Matters: Even if you have insurance, being queer can be a barrier to getting the healthcare you need.
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?
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.