Paula Szuchman

Vice President New Show Development, WNYC Studios

Paula Szuchman is Vice President of New Show Development at WNYC and WNYC Studios. Her credits include 2 Dope Queens, later adapted into an HBO series, as well as the critically acclaimed shows Nancy, Sooo Many White Guys, American Fiasco, Late Night Whenever, and 10 Things That Scare Me. Paula created WNYC’s first Podcast Accelerator and co-created Werk It, an annual festival for women in podcasting.

Prior to joining WNYC, Paula was the managing editor of The Daily Beast and a page one editor at The Wall Street Journal, where her career as a reporter and editor spanned nearly a decade.

She is the co-author of Spousonomics: Using  Economics to Master Love, Marriage and Dirty Dishes.

In her sessions, she will talk about how to create shows and engage the audience by having them be a part of the stories that are being told. And also, how she works with the translation of the journalism experience she holds when going from one medium to another. From print to audio to broadcast.


Session: Developing Engaging Stories and Translating Journalism Experience From One Medium to Another.

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