Some of my personal favorite Radio pieces

Til Death Do Us Part
After the Iranian Revolution of 1979, teenager Marina Nemat was sentenced to life in Evin -- the most notorious political prison in Tehran. There she met a prison guard who would alter the course of her life...
-#13 on The Atlantic's 50 Best Podcast Episodes of 2016
-#3 on Thrillist's Top 15 Podcast Episodes of 2016

The Hijacker's Letter
What do you do when you recieve a letter from your husband's killer?
-produced and scored
-#36 on The Atlantic's 50 Best Podcast Episodes of 2015
-Matthew McConaughey and Don Cheadle tweeted my story

Blood Sport
Point Guard Alex Owumi has just landed in Libya to play basketball for his childhood hero -- Muammar Gaddafi. Then the Benghazi uprising strikes.
-produced and scored

My Father's Keeper
Melissa Moore always knew her family wasn’t perfect. But she never suspected..that her father was the Happy Face Killer

Switched On
Imagine spending the first four decades of your life with autism...then imagine that someone suddenly switches the lights on.
-produced and scored

The Bat Boy and the Pine Tar Game
Every baseball fan has heard of the superstar hitter George Brett and his infamous Pine Tar Game…but have you heard of the bat boy’s version? 
-story went facebook and reddit viral

Chin-Kyll and Bo-Ok: Across the DMZ
What happens when you are reunited with your North Korean sister for the first time in over five decades...via webcam?
-produced and scored
-my parents are the voice actors

Hero Held Hostage
In 2004, aid worker Nahoko Takato was taken hostage in Iraq. When she finally returned back to Japan, she was not prepared for her homecoming.
-produced and scored

The Insane Million Make Master Counterfeiter
What’s the easiest way to make money AND not get caught? Make Money. And lots of it.

First and Last Date
When Lorraine met Yve for their first date, it was as if they’d known each other forever...but then came the unexpected.

The Price of Silence
How did auto mechanic Ben Holmes get caught in the middle of a turf war between the Italian mob, Black mafia, and Youngstown police department...fake his death...then return with a bang?

Luna The Whale
In 2004, a lost baby orca named Luna swam towards the west coast of Vancouver island and tried to befriend humans. But nobody knew how to respond to this wild once-in-a-lifetime encounter. Then the First Nations and the Department of Oceans and Fisheries got involved.
-produced and scored

Fill in the Blanks
Imagine waking up one day and knowing only one thing about your life: your twin brother. Now imagine, years later, discovering that your twin had not told you the whole truth about your dark childhood...

Personal Stories

Spelling Bee
When Snap Judgment producer Davey Kim was in eighth grade, he went to the regional level spelling bee with his best friend...and took R-E-V-E-N-G-E.
-produced and scored

DK and DK
Back when Urkel and Beanie Babies ruled the world, Snap Judgment producer Davey Kim was trying to keep his ‘frenemyship’ with his next door neighbor afloat.
-produced and scored

Other Radio Pieces

Jerry Given's Brand of Justice
In the mid-1970's, most people in Jerry Givens' hometown knew him as a family man or a Sunday school teacher. Givens never told anyone about his day job as an executioner. But when Givens found himself in prison, he had to try even harder to keep his old job a secret.
-reported for KCRW's Unfictional

George Washington was a Big Fan of Soba Noodles
It turns out the noodle’s main ingredient - buckwheat – isn’t just a Japanese thing. It has a deep connection to America’s founding fathers.
-reported for PRI's The World

Molly Ringwald Picks a Few New Standards
Molly Ringwald tells us about a few newer jazz songs that should be enshrined in the songbook.
-produced and scored for The Dinner Party Download

Tig Notaro Screams Bloody Murder!
Tig Notaro tells us a new story having her wisdom teeth removed…which led to some pretty unwise behavior.
-produced and scored for The Dinner Party Download

Arctic Monkeys Serve up a Hot Soundtrack, Cool Pudding
Alex Turner and Matt Helders are half of Britrock superstars Arctic Monkeys and  they've assembled a soundtrack of music for every dinner course - from swordfish to self-saucing pudding.
-produced and scored for The Dinner Party Download

Refugee escapes North Korea for a new life in California
-reported for KPCC's Take Two

Exclusive: Sriracha founder reveals his secret wholesale price
-reported for Marketplace (radio piece
-3rd highest page traffic in Marketplace history (60,000 views and 3,000 shares/tweets in the first day)
-Accounted for 40% of web traffic and cited on 212 news sites