Andrea Silenzi

Host/Producer, Why Oh Why at Panoply

Andrea SilenziTwitter: @andreasilenzi
Andrea Silenzi is an accomplished radio producer known for her innovative and personal brand of storytelling. Her show, Why Oh Why was called a “celebration of human awkwardness” by NPR and named a best new podcast of 2016 by the New York Times, Huffington Post and iTunes. Previously, Andrea was the founding producer of Slate’s The Gist with Mike Pesca, and a culture producer for WNYC. Her work has aired on Serendipity, The Organist from Believer Magazine, BBC4, StoryCorps, PRI’s Studio 360, WNYC News, and Re:Sound. She holds the world record for most guests booked for an hour-long radio show, and that’s 67.

Silenzi is a panelist for “The Podcast Boom: Prospects for news organizations” at ISOJ 2017 (April 22 at 11 a.m.)

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