Suzie Lechtenberg

Executive Producer, Radiolab

Suzie Lechtenberg is the Executive Producer of RadiolabIn 2016, Lechtenberg co-created Radiolab’s beloved spinoff show about the Supreme Court, More Perfect. Lechtenberg worked as the Executive Producer, alongside Jad Abumrad, to make a show that the New York Times would describe as “possibly the most mesmerizing podcast.”

Prior to Radiolab, Lechtenberg was the Executive Producer of Freakonomics Radio. She has covered politics for the WNYC newsroom, contributed to public radio’s business show, Marketplace, NPR’s Day to Day, and the arts and culture show, Studio 360. She was one of the founding producers of the weekly public radio show, Weekend America, in 2004. Lechtenberg started her public radio career in 2002 at NPR affiliate, KPCC, in Los Angeles.

During the academic year of 2009-2010, Lechtenberg was one of five journalists awarded the Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Early in her career, she worked as a stylist-assistant for magazines like Dazed & Confused, Nylon, Nova, Surface, and Vogue. She is a Kansas native who lives in Brooklyn.

Suzie Lechtenberg appears in the following:

Tweak the Vote

Monday, November 05, 2018

On the eve of the midterm elections, we look at one tweak to voting that could help bring democracy back from the brink …
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Fear of Being Butch

Sunday, May 14, 2017

There’s no shame in asking for a ‘90s boy-band haircut.

The Political Thicket

Friday, June 10, 2016

On this episode, the case that pushed one Supreme Court justice to a nervous breakdown, brought a boiling feud to a head, and changed the course of the Supreme Court forever.

Radiolab Presents: More Perfect - The Political Thicket

Friday, June 10, 2016

On this episode, the case that pushed one Supreme Court justice to a nervous breakdown, brought a boiling feud to a head, and changed the course of the Supreme Court forever.
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Hot Rod Chicks

Friday, December 31, 2010

Julie Fisher takes us for a spin in her 1959 Chevy El Camino and asks why all new cars are "boxes or bubbles." And Coco Shinomiya tells us her old car is way more reliable than her new one. Produced by Suzie Lechtenberg.

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Hot Rod Chicks

Friday, April 24, 2009

Julie Fisher takes us for a spin in her 1959 Chevy El Camino and asks why all new cars are "boxes or bubbles." And Coco Shinomiya tells us her old car is way more reliable than her new one. Produced by

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