Stephanie Foo

Stephanie Foo

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United States



Stephanie Foo is a writer and radio producer. She spent several years as a producer for This American Life, where she produced dozens of radio stories and an Emmy-winning video short. Before that, she helped create Snap Judgment. Her work has also aired on shows like 99% Invisible and Reply All, and she created the podcasts Stagedive and Pilot.

Dissatisfied with the poor technology associated with podcasts, in 2015, Stephanie created a hackathon to brainstorm ways to better share audio. She then led the development of Shortcut, a revolutionary app for sharing podcast audio, and was a Tow and Knight Fellow. 

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