Suzie Lechtenberg was the Executive Producer of Radiolab. In 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:
Thursday, October 27, 2022
A fantastical mix of two beasts comes together, thrives, and does something scientists thought it could never do
Thursday, October 20, 2022
A muscly earthling figures out a way to stand on the waves.
Thursday, October 13, 2022
An invisible entity journeys to Planet Earth and literally rocks our world.
Thursday, October 06, 2022
Look up in the sky! It is something that scientists thought could never happen.
Thursday, September 29, 2022
A winged creature frightens countless villagers but may be a kind of protector.
Thursday, September 22, 2022
A color-changing creature many people assumed to be brainless outsmarts his human captors.
Friday, May 21, 2021
This episode, a tale of a wonder drug that will make you wonder about way more than just drugs.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
This week, we dive into the past for some special stories that hold new power today.
Monday, June 29, 2020
Team Nancy takes a final stroll down memory lane.
Monday, June 22, 2020
This week, we dive into the world of an underground Black lesbian strip club in Los Angeles.
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Imara Jones joins us to talk about creating a truly inclusive Black Lives Matter movement, and getting back to the roots of Pride.
Monday, June 01, 2020
It's a book filled episode as Tobin and Kathy chat with authors Samantha Irby and Brandon Taylor.
Monday, May 18, 2020
Carmen Maria Machado joins us to talk queer horror stories, writing about pandemics, and the conversation we as queer people should be having more often.
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
Jad tracks an emergency room doctor on the frontlines treating Covid-19.
Monday, May 04, 2020
Iced coffee and bi chairs and glory holes, oh my!
Monday, April 20, 2020
It's our 100th episode! And for this special occasion, Nancy sound designer Jeremy Bloom goes on a quest to find the truth behind a mysterious gay and lesbian island kingdom.
Monday, April 06, 2020
At the age of 61, Richard was searching for a boyfriend. But finding love was about more than just getting past the trials of dating. There was also Peter.
Friday, March 27, 2020
We understand that this is a really scary time for all of us right now. And in times like these, it's important to check-in on each other. So that's what Team Nancy did.
Monday, March 23, 2020
A distraction for those of you who need it: We talk to activist and YouTuber Chella Man as well as Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar about what it's like to evolve in the public eye.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Despite being cleared for transfer home in 2016, Abdul Latif Nasser is still stuck at Guantanamo. Why? Latif digs for answers, and spoiler: it goes all the way to the top.