Lindsay Foster Thomas

Lindsay Foster Thomas is a Vice President at WNYC Studios, overseeing development and several of the organization’s shows including Death, Sex & Money. She’s an award-winning multi-platform journalist and media leader with a background in public radio that spans more than 16 years.

As the Content Director at North Carolina Public Radio, she helped create exciting podcasts like Embodied, CREEP and Pauli, and she developed important content partnerships with the creators of Dating While Gray, Great Grief and Me & My Muslim Friends.  In 2021, she hosted The ARC of Justice, a collaborative series between WUNC and Duke University’s Sanford School for Public Policy that examines the causes of the wealth gap between Black and white Americans. Lindsay was a member of the production team that launched 1A, a daily, national live talk show from WAMU and NPR. Thomas’ work has been honored by the National Association of Black Journalists, the Radio Television Digital News Association, The Alliance for Women in Media, The Society of Professional Journalists and a number of other prestigious organizations.

Lindsay is an Atlanta native and a graduate of Columbia University’s School of Journalism and Hampton University. She lives with her family in Durham, NC and is on Twitter @LFTeveryvoice.