Binge-Worthy Journalism: Backstage with the Creators of SERIAL, Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder
After it launched in 2014, Serial became the fastest podcast to reach five million downloads in iTunes history. The podcast presented a 12-part series centering on one legal case, proving that slow-motion journalism could captivate and sustain its vast podcast listenership. In their live presentation, co-creators Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder take the audience backstage in the creation of this cultural phenomenon. Using some of their favorite tape, they'll tell personal behind-the-scenes stories and allow the audience to follow the ups and downs of creating a new form of modern journalism.