It's A Long Story
About This Show
Hamish Macdonald uncovers the stories behind the ideas of some of the world’s leading academics, culture creators and thinkers. It’s A Long Story is produced at the Sydney Opera House as part of the Talks and Ideas program. The second season was recorded during Bingefest 2016 and features a number of renowned guests including Jad Abumrad, host of Radiolab, Julie Snyder, co-creator of Serial and author and comedian, Gretel Killeen.
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Julie Snyder | Co-Creator of Serial
20 years ago Julie Snyder applied for a job at a little known radio show called, 'This American Life'. They'd only been on the air for a year and she said of her application, "I was incredibly unqualified." It was there she developed a passion for audio storytelling, and where she met Sarah Koenig. 15 years later the two would start working on a new podcast project in Sarah's basement. The project launched in 2014, it's called 'Serial'.