About Us

Transmitter Media is a creative podcast company specializing in highly edited and beautifully sound designed work that has reached tens of millions of listeners worldwide.

We create award-winning, impactful content, and help companies, organizations and publishers create podcasts, from start to finish. Proudly woman-owned and operated since 2017, our goal is to do creative work that is made by and for a diversity of voices and perspectives. Want us to make your podcast/develop your show? Get in touch.


 
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Gretta Cohn
Founder & CEO, Executive Producer

Gretta Cohn, Transmitter's founder, has more than a decade of experience creating strong story-driven shows that start conversations. Podcasts she and her team have made include the Webby-winning “Six Who Sat” episode of 30 for 30, WorkLife with Adam Grant, The Argument, The Barneys Podcast hosted by Noor Tagouri and Tabloid.

Prior to founding Transmitter, she was Executive Producer and head of new show development at Earwolf and Midroll Media (one of Fast Company's "Most Innovative" Companies, 2016), where she developed and launched numerous podcasts, including: award-winning iTunes #1 show Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, iTunes ‘Best of’ pick Katie Couric and Issa Rae’s Fruit.

Previously, she was a producer for the well-loved Freakonomics Radio podcast and WNYC’s music show Soundcheck. She has taught radio/podcast production to graduate students in the Cultural Reporting and Criticism program at NYU. She's also a cellist and a former member of the band Cursive.

Read more about how Transmitter was founded in the L.A. Review of Books.

 
 
 
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Jordan Bailey
Associate Producer

Jordan is an audio producer from North Carolina, where she earned her BA in journalism and anthropology from UNC Chapel Hill. She was an AIR 2018 New Voices Fellow, has produced work for Gimlet and Al Jazeera’s Jetty Studios, and is also an associate producer for Call Your Girlfriend. She also co-founded an Oakland-based art magazine called Undertone Mag, and she’s passionate about creating spaces for women of color to share stories about themselves and the world they live in.

 
 
 
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Jubie Deane
Office Manager

Jubie has held back-of-house positions in nearly every form of media and entertainment - from The Walt Disney Company to the NBA. Best described as a bit of a creative butterfly, Jubie has also contributed to anthologies and yarnbombing projects. She’s also been known to provide an occasional impromptu NYC history walking tour.

 
 
 
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Maddy Foley
Production Fellow

Maddy is a recent grad of Columbia's Journalism School, where she spent two years frantically completing her school assignments while writing for Bustle and Inverse. On weekends, Maddy works at a rooftop farm in Brooklyn. She will happily provide weird-looking vegetables and leftover wedding flowers if asked.

 
 
 
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Constanza Gallardo
Producer

Constanza Gallardo is a bilingual and multimedia producer. Coco for short! Her past work includes NPR’s The Indicator daily podcast, Univision Music, Fusion’s Snapchat Discovery and local NPR member stations. Coco earned a master’s degree in 2017 at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York. She’s from Mexico City, but her tropical heart is in Miami.

Find her @coco_gp

 
 
 
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Jessica Glazer
Producer

Jessica is a journalist and audio producer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, NPR, the Associated Press, NBC and FiveThirtyEight, among others. She was lead producer on the Gizmodo podcast series, The Gateway, about a controversial spiritual guru. She is a producer on WorkLife with Adam Grant. 

 
 
 
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Alex Laughlin
Producer

Alex is an audio producer who likes to make weird things for the Internet. Previously, she was on the BuzzFeed NewsPodSquad and before that, she was a social media editor at The Washington Post, where she also created Other: Mixed Race in America, a narrative podcast about multiracial identity. 

She is an adjunct lecturer at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism. Side projects include Wake Me Up Gently, a mindfulness alarm clock for smart speakers, and Self Evident, an independent narrative podcast in development about the Asian-American experience.

 
 
 
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Sara Nics
Managing Editor

Sara has taught Pulitzer Prize winners how to make audio stories, managed a team of reporters from East Africa, covered breaking news in South Asia, made national radio every week in front of a live audience, and a whole lot more. Most recently, she was a founding producer and assignment editor at the New Yorker Radio Hour, with WNYC Studios and The New Yorker. Working with NPR, APM, PRI, Radio Netherlands Worldwide, she's made stories on everything from Antarctic explorers, to art thieves, uncontacted tribes, wonder, ecstatic creativity, and narrative self-concept. She'd love to hear your favorite poem.

 
 
 
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Dan O'Donnell
Executive Producer

Dan is a development producer, and a lead producer for WorkLife with Adam Grant. His radio and podcast production credits include WNYC's Soundcheck, Studio 360, and Here's The Thing with Alec Baldwin, as well as several early offerings from what would become the station's digital arm, WNYC Studios. Dan also prospected for new podcast concepts and produced pilots for Midroll Media. He is a Michigan native.

 
 
 
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Lacy Jane Roberts
Managing Producer

Lacy is an audio producer and documentary filmmaker. Her work has been seen and heard in the New York Times, Al Jazeera, The Atlantic, PBS Newshour, and NPR affiliates around the country. Most recently, she was a producer on the award-winning podcast Closer Than They Appear with Carvell Wallace and co-directed We Became Fragments, a short documentary featured in the New York Times Op-Docs Season 6. She used to run a food co-op back home in Montana.

 
 
 
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Kristin Schwab
Producer

Kristin first started telling stories as a ballet and modern dancer for companies in Minneapolis and New York. Now, she's telling them through audio. Most recently, she produced The Future of Everything podcast at The Wall Street Journal and business and breaking news at WNYC. Her reporting has been read or heard on NPR, Marketplace, The Guardian and ESPN, among other publications. She also teaches audio journalism at her alma mater, Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

 
 
 
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Shoshi Shmuluvitz
Producer

Shoshi began her career in the Middle East, producing radio documentaries and features on democracy, civil rights, and public space. She was a producer at Israel Story, a narrative storytelling podcast based in Tel Aviv. And she wrote and produced a true crime series for Panoply Media. Her work has also been featured on NPR’s Snap Judgment, Pineapple Street Media's Women of the Hour and PRI's America Abroad.

 
 

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