Transmitter Media is a podcast company specializing in highly edited and beautifully sound designed work. We help companies, organizations, publishers and individuals create podcasts, from start to finish, and provide comprehensive consulting services for all stages of production, including launch. 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/consult? Get in touch.


gretta cohn - Founder, PRINCIPAL

Gretta Cohn is a development executive and podcast producer, with a decade of experience creating strong story-driven shows that start conversations. Her work has been heard on public radio stations around the country, and through millions of podcast downloads worldwide.

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, popular recap show Bitch Sesh and iTunes ‘Best of’ picks Katie Couric and The Black List Table Reads. She also helped re-launch critically acclaimed parenting show The Longest Shortest Time.

Previously, she was a producer for the well-loved Freakonomics Radio podcast and WNYC’s music show Soundcheck, where she created the Tough Critics video series. Her radio documentaries and feature stories have aired on public radio programs including Studio 360, The Story, Word of Mouth and Re:Sound.

She teaches 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.


Gabi Cortez - Production Assistant

After graduating from Colby College in Maine with a degree in anthropology and cinema studies, she moved to New York City to pursue her love of podcast production. She has interned for Studio 360, assisted various podcast producers at different stages of development, and conducted research for a documentary film production company.

Sharon Mashihi - Senior Producer

Sharon is a radio producer, filmmaker, and performance artist.  She was editorial advisor for The Heart and senior producer of Stranglers.  

Gabrielle lewis - associate Producer

Gabrielle is an audio producer, writer, and editor. She’s worked as a producer on Food52’s Burnt Toast, Pineapple Street Media’s Women of the Hour, Jonathan Hirsch’s ARRVLS, and as a production intern at The Moth. Previously, she wrote for the New York Daily News’ transportation column with Gridlock Sam. 

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Julia alsop - senior Producer

Julia Alsop is a reporter and producer who's previously worked on NPR's LatinoUSA, WQXR's Helga and PRX's the Heart. She's also a poet and the co-editor Over When You Said What, a creative non-fiction collection recently released on Topos Press. She holds an M.A. from CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. from McGill University.





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