• Kai Wright

    host

    Kai Wright is host and managing editor of The Stakes, a podcast about social change, produced by the Narrative Unit of WNYC’s…

  • Karen Frillmann

    executive producer

    Karen is a veteran editor in WNYC’s newsroom, and directs the long-form narrative unit that created the acclaimed podcast series There Goes the…

  • Cayce Means

    technical director

    Cayce Means is the Technical Director for The Stakes. Since working at WNYC he has worked on 2 Dope Queens, A Piece of Work, Aftereffect, Caught,…

  • Kaari Pitkin

    executive producer

    Kaari Pitkin is the Executive Producer of Radio Rookies, WNYC's Peabody award-winning youth journalism program that teaches people to…

  • Christopher Werth

    editor

    Christopher Werth is a senior editor in WNYC’s Narrative Unit. Prior to that, he worked as editor/senior producer of The Daily at The New…

  • Amanda Aronczyk

    reporter

    Amanda Aronczyk is an award-winning reporter for WNYC's The Stakes and the WNYC newsroom. Her stories have appeared on NPR, Radiolab, the BBC,…

  • Jonna McKone

    producer

    Jonna McKone is an associate producer for WNYC’s Radio Rookies, where she helps students report and produce radio documentaries told from…

  • Jessica Miller

    producer

    Jessica Miller is an associate producer for The Stakes. She also produces live broadcast specials and assists with culture coverage in the…

  • Hannis Brown

    composer

    Composer and sound designer Hannis Brown has created and mixed music for podcasts and radio programs including Death, Sex &…

  • Marianne McCune

    reporter

    Marianne McCune is a correspondent and editor for NPR’s Rough Translation, a show about how the things we talk about in the U.S. are being talked…

  • Jenny Casas

    reporter

    Jenny Casas (she/her) is a reporter for WNYC's The Stakes and the WNYC…